Campaigning and awareness raising

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“Working together is of great importance in climate work, and this project further strengthens our common commitment to go beyond the EU goals in reducing CO2 emissions,” says Mr Sten Nordin, Mayor of Stockholm. To engage with the general public on the subject of energy efficiency, the COMBAT project arranges so called energy days and other activities for citizens and stakeholders. “Establishing a dialogue with the citizens and companies is crucial if we are to achieve the targets set for energy efficiency,” states Mr Pekka Sauri, Deputy Mayor of Helsinki.
Post date: 3 Dec 2010
Type: News

In relation to the challenges facing European society, it is widely recognised that buildings account for approximately 36% of all greenhouse gas emissions and over 40% of primary energy consumption in the EU.  It is clear to the actors in the sector, and to policy-makers at European level, that work on improving the energy efficiency of the existing building stock in Europe is key to accelerating economic recovery as well as an essential element of any strategy to significantly reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the EU, whilst ensuring security of supply and reducing dependency...
Post date: 3 Dec 2010
Type: Publication

This paper outlines several actions to significantly scale up the European venture capital industry in order to capture the tremendous opportunities associated with the move to a low-carbon economy. This paper covers: • The venture capital industry • The venture capital model for financing innovative companies • The role of cleantech in delivering an environmentally friendly European economy • Cleantech investment statistics and examples
Post date: 1 Dec 2010
Type: Publication

The five Sustainable Energy Communities IEE projects – which represent more than 100 communities throughout Europe – are producing a joint newsletter in several European languages to be sent to thousands of sustainable energy actors. The first issue of the newsletter – which is hosted on the Regions 202020 website – introduces the projects and presents some of their initial activities.
Post date: 1 Dec 2010
Type: News

What's in it for you? Be part of a European movement to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy by organising an Energy Day in Europe or an Event in Brussels. Three good reasons why others have joined:Raise the profile of your organisation, city or region Get additional visibility and support from your event from us Spread your green technology and practices
Post date: 1 Dec 2010
Type: News

Es scheitert oft daran, dass die aktuellen Instrumente sowie Kommunikations- und Beratungsangebote nur unzureichend auf die komplexe Entscheidungssituation der Eigenheimbesitzer abgestimmt sind, so die These der Wissenschaftler. Sie gehen davon aus, dass neben technischen und ökonomischen Bedingungen eine ganze Reihe weiterer Faktoren zusammenkommen müssen, damit Hauseigentümer eine anspruchsvolle energetische Modernisierung durchführen. Überdies variieren solche Motiv-Allianzen und Bedingungs-Konstellationen für verschiedene Gruppen von Eigenheimbesitzern.
Post date: 30 Nov 2010
Type: News

Energy efficiency and implementation of legislation
Post date: 30 Nov 2010
Type: News

Background and aims of the ENPIRE project
Post date: 29 Nov 2010
Type: News

Das Forschungssymposium gibt am ersten Veranstaltungstag Einblicke in die neuesten Trends, Entwicklungen und Methoden unter dem Schlagwort Gebäude der Zukunft. So werden Strategien für mehr Nutzerkomfort und optimierte Betriebsführung, neue Methodik und Ergebnisse zur ganzheitlichen Wirtschaftlichkeitsanalyse, Trends in der Gebäude- und Anlagensimulation sowie neue Bauteile und Systeme für Gebäude vorgestellt. In einer Abendveranstaltung spricht Dr.
Post date: 29 Nov 2010
Type: News