CELSIUS Summit 2017 - The Power of Networks will be held from 27 to 28 of November in Gothenburg, Sweden. The conference will showcase the latest research and technological developments in addition to addressing key challenges faced by cities in the planning, development and optimisation of their district energy systems.
Post date: 18 Aug 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded project MODER (Mobilization of innovative design tools for refurbishing of buildings at district level) vision is cost-effective, energy-efficient and user-oriented refurbishment of buildings as part of the global energy system. The main objective of MODER is to increase business of engineering companies, energy managers and consultants in supporting municipalities and building owners in European and global markets for the refurbishment of buildings at district level.
The project’s objectives are:
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
The project SECURE (Smarter Energy Communities in Northern & Arctic Regions) aims to foster energy-secure communities through the promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions.
It will achieve this by transferring and implementing innovative energy solutions for housing and public infrastructures in seven regions across the Northern Periphery and Arctic programme area.
Stakeholders will study effective technologies and good practice approaches that promote the increased use of energy efficiency and renewable energy resources.
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
The “Turkey In Horizon 2020” project and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) hosts the Info Day and Brokerage Event “Cities of the Future 2017”, which will be take place at WILTCHER’S Steigenberger, Brussels, Belgium, on 26-27 October 2017.
The event will target the following Horizon 2020 calls:
Post date: 20 Jul 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded DREEAM project (Demonstrating an integrated Renovation approach for Energy Efficiency At the Multi-building scale) aims to show that renovating at a larger scale opens the opportunity for a better integration of renewable energy and is generally more cost effective. The project demonstrates a multi-building and single owner renovation approach that can achieve a 75% reduction of total energy demand.
Post date: 14 Jul 2017
Internet users can assess the solar potential of their roofs through a platform developed by Google. The online “calculator”, which was only accessible in the US, has now reached Europe, starting in Germany
Despite increasing talk about renewable energy, many people remain far removed from what’s going on. To tackle this, various projects have been developed over the years helping users to better understand and use green energy sources.
Post date: 13 Jul 2017
The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA-EBC Annex 67: Energy Flexible Buildings” in 2014. The project will run till 2019.
The objectives of the project are to:
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
The EU funded CITYOPT project (Holistic simulation and optimization of energy systems in Smart Cities) aims to make cities smarter through applications and guidelines supporting efficient planning, detailed design and operation of energy systems in urban districts. The specific target is to engage users with the new CITYOPT applications, create new partnerships connecting city leaders and stakeholders and create new business models for decision support systems for energy efficient neighbourhoods.
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
On Tuesday 6 June 2017, the International Energy Agency released its latest report on Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP 2017), mapping major transformations in the field over the next decades.
Post date: 9 Jun 2017
Catalysing Energy Technology Transformations
The 2017 edition of the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP 2017), focuses on the opportunities and challenges of scaling and accelerating the deployment of clean energy technologies.
Post date: 8 Jun 2017