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Funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 program initiative, the ABC 21 project aims to identify and document African and European bioclimatic designs and the use of local materials as methods to develop and promote sustainable and energy-efficient buildings.   Context  
Post date: 7 Jun 2021
Type: Link

This webinar will feature high-level presentations on the EU and Canada’s overarching plans and investment strategies to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings, as part of their sustainable economic recovery strategies.   Session one will look at the Government of Canada’s overarching plan to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings towards its net-zero by 2050 goal and how it supports sustainable economic recovery.   
Post date: 25 Feb 2021
Type: Event

As a result of the development of more and more energy efficient products, and because the difference between A++ and A+++ is less obvious to the consumer, the EU energy labels categories will be gradually adjusted to reintroduce the simpler A to G scale.    In concrete terms, this means that five product groups will be 'rescaled' in the course of 2021
Post date: 16 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

As part of the European Green Deal, in order to encourage this smart sector integration, the Commission presented an EU strategy for energy system integration on 8 July 2020.   This strategy aims for a more integrated, smarter energy sector – increasing efficiency, renewables, and cleaner energy sources.  
Post date: 13 Jul 2020
Type: Publication

On Monday 29 June, the Just Transition Platform (JTP) was launched to help Member States to draw up their territorial Just Transition Plans and access funding from the over €150 billion Just Transition Mechanism. This online Platform will provide technical and advisory support for public and private stakeholders in coal and other carbon-intensive regions, with easy access to information on funding opportunities and sources of technical assistance.  
Post date: 29 Jun 2020
Type: News

The European Investment Bank in cooperation with the European Commission have initiated the Private Finance for Energy Efficiency (PF4EE) instrument, and thus provide access to adequate and affordable financing for energy efficiency.  
Post date: 29 May 2020
Type: Tool

Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to Europe and the world. To overcome these challenges, Europe needs a new growth strategy that transforms the Union into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy where :  
Post date: 3 May 2020
Type: Publication

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and European Commission are launching a new pilot guarantee facility to improve access to finance for individuals and organisations looking to invest in skills and education. The EUR 50 million pilot scheme will support financing for students and learners, enterprises investing in the upskilling of their employees, and organisations supplying education and training.  
Post date: 24 Apr 2020
Type: News

This Paper sets out the EuroACE view in the framework of the stakeholder feedback sought by the European Commission by 15thApril on its inception impact assessment (IA) of the 2030 Climate Target Plan.  
Post date: 22 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

Global consumption of materials such as biomass, fossil fuels, metals and minerals is expected to double in the next forty years, while annual waste generation is projected to increase by 70% by 2050.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Publication