Financing, socio-economics

In the 2050 EU Energy Strategy, the EU has set a long-term goal for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80-95% when compared to 1990 levels, in line with the efforts of the Paris Agreement to limit the temperature increase to 1.5° above pre-industrial levels.   In order to achieve this ambitious goals, public authorities at all levels need the  technical know-how and resources to develop long-term climate and energy actions.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: Event

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will facilitate EUR 150m to EDPR Brazil, the local subsidiary of EDP Renovaveis (EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector, to support the development of wind and solar power generation plants in Brazil.   
Post date: 9 Sep 2019
Type: News

Welcome to the Embodied Carbon and Circular Economy – act on it! online meeting. This Online Expert Meeting is part of One Click LCA’s Road Tour during the World Green Building Week.   This webinar is free and open to all interested parties. Organizers reserve right to reserve a preferential block of seats to One Click LCA users.    What you can expect from the 1.5 hours online meeting:
Post date: 9 Sep 2019
Type: Event

The European Commission established the EU High-Level Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) to help develop an overarching and comprehensive EU roadmap on sustainable finance. It requested advice on how to ‘steer the flow of capital towards sustainable investments; identify steps that financial institutions and supervisors should take to protect the financial system from sustainability risks; and deploy these policies on a pan-European scale’.
Post date: 8 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

This scheme will support these communities to deliver energy upgrades to nearly 700 homes and 570 community and commercial buildings in their local area, eliminating 34,676 tonnes of CO2 annually – this is the equivalent of taking more than 11,000 internal combustion engine cars off the road.   Reducing emissions from buildings is a key action under the government's Climate Action Plan.  
Post date: 7 Sep 2019
Type: News

The 4th and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! Is your city/region trying to secure financing to achieve ambitious energy and climate objectives? Or do you have projects/activities in sustainable financing that you would showcase at the European level?  
Post date: 7 Sep 2019
Type: News

Association for digital and decentralised energy solutions smartEn recommends some important regulatory changes that should be introduced in order to foster the development of these valuable flexibility tools in a paper published this week: Design Principles for (Local) Markets for Electricity System Services.  
Post date: 7 Sep 2019
Type: News

We spend up to 90 percent of our time in buildings. This should already be a sufficient argument to make sure that buildings are not only understood as functional places to reside, but also as an environment, with people as the central focus. Buildings have a massive impact on our health, ability to recuperate and our productivity.  
Post date: 7 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

As proposed in the initial roadmap and Grant Agreement, three stages were carried out to organise work: a state of the art to identify standards and existing initiatives to be used in the ALDREN protocol, the definition of the working framework to shape outcomes and interconnections with other tasks and the construction of the indicators and protocol themselves.  
Post date: 6 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

The Ecocity World Summit is the longest-standing international Summit that addresses building cities in balance with nature. It is a biennial event involving over 1,000 delegates from around the world.  
Post date: 6 Sep 2019
Type: Event