The energy transition is well under way. The digital transformation, new mobility approaches, new ideas for living in cities and the rising number of prosumers are examples of the ongoing energy transition.
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
The European Union intends to decarbonize the building sector by 2050. Investment in retrofit could benefit the EU by up to EUR 175 bn per year.
One of the biggest challenges for the reduction of GHG emissions results from the poor energy efficiency of existing buildings and still too low refurbishment rates in virtually all member states of the European Union.
Post date: 16 Jul 2019
The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV) envisions a world with 100% renewable electricity supply where electricity is accessible to all and where electricity makes major inroads into satisfying final energy demand for living including communications, zero-emission transport and mobility, efficient heating and cooling, and even sustainable fuels, chemicals and materials.
Post date: 11 Jul 2019
Finland, Sweden, Portugal, France and Germany are often seen as “climate leaders” when it comes to setting ambitious carbon reduction objectives for 2050.
However, they lack concrete measures to achieve them, according to new analysis published today 4th July 2019.
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
REIC (Regional Education and Information Centre for sustainable development in south-east Europe) in collaboration with GIZ(deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
) is delighted to invite you on the xv regional summer school “energy and climate planning”.
The 7-day education program will be held in ethno village čardaci (municipality Vitez), the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
On 23rd May 2019, the World Green Building Council’s European network in collaboration with eight cities and partners announced the launch of BUILD UPON2, the next phase of the world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation.
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
With more than 80% of the heat delivered to buildings coming from obsolete, inefficient and polluting boilers, decarbonising this sector is crucial. A steep increase in the current 20% share of renewables in heating and cooling is required, together with improving the efficiencies of our heating and cooling systems, in order to achieve the Paris Agreement goals.
Post date: 4 Jun 2019
Europe’s industrial strategy must combine decarbonisation and circularity while acknowledging the principles of economic development and maintain a level playing field. Construction is the backbone of the EU economy and will play an important role in this transition if, together, we:
Post date: 16 May 2019
ICE (Inventory of Carbon and Energy) Database
The ICE (Inventory of Carbon and Energy) Database is a leading embodied energy and carbon database for building materials.
Post date: 30 Apr 2019
New rules making the EU's electricity market fit for the future and putting the consumer at the centre of the energy transition have been signed off by the European Parliament on 26 March; it is an important step in enabling the European Union and its Member States to embrace the clean energy transition, follow up on the already adopted 2030 climate legislation and meet the Paris Agreement commitments.
Post date: 27 Mar 2019