renewable energy

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Cultural-E is a EU-funded project, which aims to define modular and replicable solutions for Plus Energy Buildings, accounting for climate and cultural differences, while engaging all key players involved in the building life cycle.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2020
Type: News

The Global Renewables Outlook shows the path to create a sustainable future energy system. This flagship report highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, the policy framework needed for the transition and the challenges faced by different regions. As the world seeks durable economic solutions, accelerated uptake of renewables promises to drive sustainable development, boost well-being and create tens of millions of new jobs.  
Post date: 1 Jun 2020
Type: Publication

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   The conference new dates are 19-20.09.2020. Abstract submission deadline - 01.07.2020.   The conference will be held in Prague, Czechia at the Exe City Park hotel.
Post date: 29 May 2020
Type: Event

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   This year the remote conference is the main stream, which can not only create the communication platform to every author, but also can prevent our authors away from virus.  
Post date: 28 May 2020
Type: Event

Fuel cells in buildings – an easy plug-and-play solution to reduce energy costs and emissions:   Fuel cells are a cost-effective way for households and businesses to generate their own electricity and heat with hydrogen. On- and off-grid units are today commercially available and already more than 10,000 systems have been installed in Europe. The demand for this new technology is increasing as customers are growing more interested.  
Post date: 26 May 2020
Type: Event

The architect firm Snøhetta, in collaboration with Arctic Adventures of Norway, Asplan Viak and Skanska, has designed “Svart”, the world’s first Plus Energy hotel in a Northern climate.
Post date: 25 May 2020
Type: Case

The 2030 climate and energy framework includes EU-wide targets and policy objectives for the period from 2021 to 2030.   Key targets for 2030:  
Post date: 22 May 2020
Type: Link

The renovation of the residential complex of Via Brescia is one of the interventions developed within the FP7 Smart City project SINFONIA.   The building is divided in 5 staircases with 7 floors and 21 apartments each, with an overall surface of around 32,000 m3 and it is managed by IPES-WOBI, the social housing Institute of the Province of Bolzano.  
Post date: 21 May 2020
Type: Case

Many fundamental challenges will remain after the unprecedented disruption caused by COVID-19 and the shift to clean energy is under threat, the World Economic Forum said in an annual report. It pointed to the volatility in energy prices, the drop in demand and the risks that socioeconomic costs prompt changes in the strategy for the sector. The World Economic Forum highlighted the improvements concerning the energy transition in 94 out of 115 states on its list but also expressed concern about environmental sustainability.  
Post date: 20 May 2020
Type: News

The country’s solar industry is collecting signatures and writing incendiary letters to politicians to finally abolish the solar cap and thus save thousands of jobs.   According to the latest survey results of the German Solar Industry Association (BSW), the industry’s business expectation index has halved in just three months, and that’s not even due to the coronavirus.  
Post date: 20 May 2020
Type: News