Energy policies

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The theme for the 2020 Summer Study is “Efficiency: The Core of a Clean Energy Future.” We chose this theme in recognition of the rapidly evolving ecosystem of the energy industry. From resilience to health, from distributed energy resources to renewables to grid integration and virtual batteries, energy efficiency remains critical to our success. Whatever the surrounding goals for expansion of clean energy systems and services, the ability to design and operate efficient buildings is an essential foundational requirement.  
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Type: Event

This report sets out the TEG’s final recommendations to the European Commission. This report contains recommendations relating to the overarching design of the Taxonomy, as well as guidance on how users of the Taxonomy can develop Taxonomy disclosures. It contains a summary of the economic activities covered by the technical screening criteria.  
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage. Planning Post Carbon Cities   The 35th PLEA Conference will take place at the University of A Coruña between the 1st and 3rd of September, 2020. Don't miss the chance to be part of it!  
Post date: 3 Apr 2020
Type: Event

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage. Join in and increase your chances to go international and to find your next international partner.  
Post date: 2 Apr 2020
Type: Event

Renewable energy will play a fundamental role in achieving the EU’s energy and climate objectives. Not only is it abundantly available within the EU, but it is also cost-competitive with fossil fuels. As such, it can help make our energy systems more affordable and reduce the EU’s dependency on imported fossil fuels. It also has the potential to provide a range of new jobs, create new industrial opportunities and contribute to economic growth.     Renewable energy progress over time  
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: News

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Conference   The Policy Conference will take place from 23 to 25 June 2020.   Registration for the conference will be launched in April 2020.  
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: Event

A new EU Regulation on external power supplies aimed at making a range of household appliances more energy efficient - from laptops to electric toothbrushes – enters into force as of 1 April 2020 within the context of EU ecodesign measures. As a result, European consumers will be able to save on their household bills, help reach significant EU-wide energy savings and reduce emissions.  
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: News

Want to know how financing can drive a clean energy future? Join us for the 13th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (EEFF) — the premier conference for industry leaders like you — to explore cutting-edge initiatives and major opportunities to finance projects that save energy, reduce costs, and create jobs.  
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: Event

Intersolar Summit Spain is Spain's first-choice conference for solar energy and corporate sourcing. We are going to discuss the PV market development in Spain, the chances and opportunities of the announced grid parity, corporate sourcing models, power purchase agreements and self-consumption. If you are interested in the solar Spanish market, do not hesitate to pre-register and you will be informed as soons as a new date is planned.  
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: Event

This study, commissioned and supervised by the European Commission’s (EC) Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER), provides technical support to investigate the feasibility of introducing optional building renovation passports (BRPs) in the EU.  In particular, pursuant to Article 19a of the EPBD, this study evaluates the relevance, feasibility and potential impact of BRPs. This work is carried out in close consultation with stakeholders and in collaboration with leading experts, including IFEU and the Shift Project.
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: Publication