EU Green Deal

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€1 BILLION for research & innovation to boost the EU´s green recovery. The European Commission tables €1 billion under Horizon 2020 to respond to the climate crisis, provide more protection to Europe’s biodiversity and habitats under threat, and accelerate a sustainable recovery.   The world is facing unprecedented challenges and Europe is responding with the European Green Deal, an ambitious yet attainable action plan for a systemic transformation towards a climate-neutral continent by 2050.
Post date: 21 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the European Commission invite you to attend the SET-Plan Online Conference on 23. and 24. November 2020 at 1.30 p.m. on 23 November and at 9.00 a.m. on 24 November.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2020
Type: Event

Date and Time Tue, 13 October 2020 08:30 – 13:00 CEST   Add to Calendar Location Sofitel Brussels Europe 1 Place Jourdan - 1040 Brussels    
Post date: 25 Aug 2020
Type: Event

The Concrete Initiative welcomes the New Circular Economy Action Plan and the ambitious vision of the European Green Deal. We are pleased to see that the Action Plan contains coherent, long-term measures to enhance the life span of construction works (through durability, maintenance, repair and reuse) and to increase the recycling and reuse of construction waste. The whole concrete value chain is fully committed to achieving a circular economy in construction.  
Post date: 20 Aug 2020
Type: Publication

The process is beginning with a review of the Renewable Energy Directive (2018/2001/EU) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU and 2018/2002/EU). The review will be essential to identify how energy policies on renewables and energy efficiency will contribute in achieving the climate and environmental targets of the European Green Deal, the commission said.
Post date: 20 Aug 2020
Type: News

The EU economy is forecasted to shrink by 7.4% this year with an uneven economic impact across the EU and the different economic sectors. The HVAC sector, which stared 2020 over expectations according to many industry representatives, was not among the most hit sectors during the crisis, although the impact of recession in the construction sector is yet to be seen. Still, as a key sector providing key equipment and services for crucial facilities, the HVAC and building sectors shall remain a strategic player in the post-covid economy and society.  
Post date: 18 Aug 2020
Type: News

CEN-CE: There will be a huge financial support from the European Commission via the Green Deal. A building renovation roadmap is announced. New challenges are nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) and low carbon footprint. What could be in your opinion the contribution of HVAC professionals? Do you think that the HVAC professionals are sufficiently prepared for the new challenges?  
Post date: 7 Aug 2020
Type: News

The Green Deal call aims to support with €1 billion research and innovation projects on its main priorities. The call is structured in eight thematic areas reflecting the key work streams of the European Green Deal and three horizontal areas on strengthening knowledge; empowering citizens; and international cooperation.  
Post date: 7 Aug 2020
Type: News

The EU has long been considered a frontrunner in the field of climate and environment policy. In that perspective, the European Green Deal, a set of policy initiatives by the European Commission with the overarching aspiration of making Europe climate neutral in 2050, aims for the EU transition to a climate neutral, modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy as well as a fair and prosperous society.
Post date: 30 Jul 2020
Type: News

The COVID-19 crisis has brought the EU to a crossroads. We have difficult choices to make and immediate recovery measures to develop. There is a real risk that COVID-19 could take the EU backwards to political fragmentation, economic stagnation and social breakdown. Alternatively, we can choose to launch common initiatives that will bind Europeans and the European Union closer together, provide the impetus for renewed economic activity shaped by the principles of the European Green Deal while addressing the inequalities in our society in an inclusive manner.
Post date: 29 Jul 2020
Type: Publication