energy systems and technologies

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An important goal of public policy to stimulate transition to a sustainable energy system is to improve energy efficiency –a target clearly set out in Sustainable Development Goal 7.   Indeed, improving energy efficiency is one of the most cost-effective options for meeting growing energy demand, ensuring more rational use of energy, securing economic well-being and improved quality of life, and contributing to a better environment and to energy security in most countries.  
Post date: 19 Jan 2021
Type: Publication

Concept:   As the internet grows, the detection of and reaction to cyber attacks is critical. The EU-funded SIFIS-HOME project aims to provide a secure-by-design and consistent software framework that will improve the security and resilience of interconnected smart home systems at all stack levels.   The project also targets software developers, empowering them to create safe, secure and privacy aware applications to provide additional smart home functionalities.
Post date: 11 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   The digitalisation of the energy sector enables higher levels of operational excellence with the adoption of disrupting technologies.   The EU-funded PLATOON project offers methodology that deploys distributed/edge processing and data analytics technologies for optimised real-time energy system management in a simple way for energy domain experts.  
Post date: 4 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Participants at a roundtable on how to accelerate the energy transition in the region and Serbia agreed that the move toward renewable sources is necessary and more cost effective than to build or even maintain the capacity for the production of power from coal. “An inadequate decarbonization is expensive and a late one is too expensive,” said Professor Nikola Rajaković from the School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade. He and other speakers also insist the transformation leaves no room for coal.  
Post date: 2 Jan 2021
Type: News

Energy demand for space cooling has more than tripled since 1990, making it the fastest-growing end use in buildings. Space cooling was responsible for emissions of about 1 GtCO2 and nearly 8.5% of total final electricity consumption in 2019.  
Post date: 2 Jan 2021
Type: Publication

The Institute of Zero Energy Buildings published an enlightening report about energy poverty.   This report analyses energy poverty, unravels its strong link with energy transition and provides recommendations to tackle this issue.   In this report, you will find :   
Post date: 2 Jan 2021
Type: Publication

According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the European Union and is among the main pillars of the European Green Deal.  
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Concept and objectives:   EU countries have drawn up strategies reflected in their National Energy Efficiency Action Plans that include provision of an overview of the country's national building stock, identification of key policies that the country intends to use to stimulate renovations and provision of an estimate of the expected energy savings that will result from renovations.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

The domOS project is 36-months research financed by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union (EU) aims at developing and prototyping technologies for the digitalization of existing buildings.   Digitalized buildings will implement a series of smart services, mostly related to energy:  
Post date: 21 Oct 2020
Type: News

The MOBISTYLE Expert tool has been developed within the H2020 project MOBISTYLE and it aims to allow the visualization and management of a big amount of data available from a building monitoring.  
Post date: 29 Sep 2020
Type: Tool