Campaigning and awareness raising

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To date, 3,800 schools across Australia have been awarded grants under the National Solar Schools Program. The latest round of applications were assessed on value for money criteria, as well as environmental and educational benefits. Applications from schools located in remote or low socio-economic areas received additional weighting to allow funding to be directed to schools most in need. Applications for the final round of the National Solar Schools Program (2012-13) will open on 13 February, 2012.
Post date: 8 Mar 2012
Type: News

Der Bundesminister für Wirtschaft und Technologie, Dr. Philipp Rösler: "Viele Unternehmen unterschätzen nach wie vor das Potential an Energieeffizienz in ihren Betrieben. Durch die fachmännische Beratung werden Einsparpotenziale aufgedeckt, die die Unternehmen selbst oft nicht erkannt hätten. Energieverbrauch senkende Investitionen amortisieren sich über erhebliche Kosteneinsparungen häufig schon nach kurzer Zeit. Deshalb führen wir das bewährte und erfolgreiche Programm "Sonderfonds Energieeffizienz" nun mit einem vereinfachten Antragsverfahren als "Energieberatung Mittelstand" fort...
Post date: 8 Mar 2012
Type: News

 Aims and Objectives:   One of the nine federal states in Austria, the state of Upper Austria which borders Germany and the Czech Republic, announced that by 2030 all electricity and space heating will be met by renewable energy sources. It was recognised that in order to achieve this target extensive improvements in energy efficiency were essential. The region passed an Energy Efficiency Strategy in 2004 with the aim to increase energy efficiency by 1% each year, and 1.5% in the public sector until 2010.Implementation Timeframe:
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: Case

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Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: Event

Vor dem Hintergrund des Klimawandels und der weltweiten Klimadiskussion ist es unabdingbar, bei Bestandsgebäuden das Potential für das Effizienzhaus Plus im Altbau zu untersuchen, um dieses nachhaltig nutzen zu können. Im Vordergrund steht dabei die Anwendung modernster Technologie für den Plus-Energie-Standard in der Altbausanierung. Eine Mitversorgung des Quartiers aus dem über den Bedarf hinausgehenden Gewinn an Energie ist erwünscht. Die Elektromobilität ist zwar Thema des Wettbewerbs, steht aber nicht im Vordergrund.
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: News

Read the full story 'Empowering Australians to take action on climate change' about the Empower campaign on the Clean Energy Future website: http://www.cleanenergyfuture.gov.au/empowering-australians-to-take-action-on-climate-change/
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: News

Mehr: http://www.energieeffizienz-online.info/index.php?id=12128
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: News

The competition has been organised in cooperation with the German Association of Towns and Municipalities (DStGB) and the Association of German Counties, two municipal umbrella organisations. The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) is subsidising the competition.
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: News

 The objectives of the CA ESD are to:Enhance and structure the sharing of information and experiences from national implementation whilst promoting good practice concepts in activities to improve and strengthen Member State implementation of the ESD.Create favourable conditions for an accelerated degree of convergence of national procedures in ESD related matters.Complement the work of the Energy Demand Management Committee (EDMC, Article 16 ESD) 
Post date: 5 Mar 2012
Type: Link