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Pamplona unveils new results from its smart city programme

The Pamplona City Council organised a workshop on Smart cities and Living Labs, where the results of the first edition of the Smart Iruña Lab programme were presented. It included interesting presentations on the local innovation ecosystem and the...

Snøhetta aims to make all its buildings carbon negative within 20 years

Norwegian architect Snøhetta has pledged to only design carbon-negative buildings, meaning their projects will generate more energy than they consume over their lifetime. "For the next 10 years, we have the ambition of having projects on the table...

Piraeus Bank joins EUR 650 million EIB green infrastructure investment program

Piraeus is the second leading Greek bank to confirm participation with the scheme, after the National Bank of Greece.   Piraeus Bank will identify and invest in new clean energy projects including wind farms, photovoltaic installations,...

How will tenants save money with renewable energies?

As Germany’s recent Tenant Electricity Act opens the door to the so-called tenant electricity, Dresden unveils its "Smart Tenants" project to help them saving energy, money and protecting the climate.   Before mid-2017, Germany...

Webinar: Accelerating integrated energy systems for a climate-neutral EU - 9 October

EURACTIV invites you to this Stakeholder Workshop to discuss the path towards the integration of the EU’s energy sectors. Questions will include:   - How can sector coupling help achieve the EU climate goals?   - How can renewables be used...

PLEA 2020 Abstract deadline extended 35th Passive and Low Energy Architecture and Urban Design Conference

Due to multiple requests, the deadline for PLEA 2020's call for abstracts has now been extended.   The new deadline for extended abstracts is the 30th of September 2019.   Please check PLEA2020 website at www.plea2020.org  for further...

DG Energy News September 2019

The newsletter from DG Energy of the European Commission is now available.   Top stories: - Renewables boost competitiveness of EU industry - Establishing a smart readiness indicator for buildings   Other...

Bamboo architecture: Bali's Green School inspires a global renaissance

Bamboo always has been a basic construction material in tropical latitudes. But generally it has been used for inexpensive shacks, stalls, fences, scaffolding and sunscreens. If not treated, bamboo is highly susceptible to fire and...

RESTORE Newsletter #22 (August 2019)

#22 Newsletter includes:   -Application open to 4th CA16114 RESTORE Training School - The 4-day Autumn 2019 COST RESTORE Training School “Rethinking technologies for regenerative indoor environment” is...

#1 Edito - Construire durable sous climat chaud

Climats chauds : de quoi parle-t-on ?   La zone climatique chaude considérée dans le cadre de ce dossier correspond peu ou prou aux régions du monde dont le climat est, au sens de la classification de Köppen, un climat...