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Call for sessions at EUSEW 2020 - extended until 27 January

Did you add energy goals to your New Year’s resolutions list? Why not start 2020 off by sharing them at the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)?    EUSEW 2020 will be an extremely special week-long event, running from 22 to 26 June...

Retrofitting district heating systems: contributing to long-term renovation strategies

The EU Energy Efficiency Directive requires Member States to submit long-term strategies for mobilising investment in the renovation of building stock within their National Energy Efficiency Plans. Recent changes to the Energy Performance of...

German embassy in Canberra to become a zero emission building

The core measures of the energy concept are:a highly efficient airtight facade system without thermal bridges that reduces the heating and cooling need to a minimum and provides at the same time a high daylight quality. The energy need...

Australia sets 20 % renewable target for 2020

Energy efficient refurbishment: Ruins of a pre-war holiday building to become most energy efficient youth hostel

The energy efficient retrofit concept is based on a reduction of the primary energy need to a third of the German requirements for new buildings and on the environmental friendly supply of the remaining need including the neutralisation of...

US and China announce collaboration on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Under the agreement, the United States and China will exchange experts and technicians to learn from each other's experiences with efficient building technologies, including: high-performance HVAC, insulation, lighting, cold storage,...

Green light given on eco-town sites in Britain

Solar power station with 1400 MW helps to meet energy challenges of Reunion Island

It was necessary to meet two key challenges: the limited amount of land available for the erection of the PV panels; and extreme weather and geological conditions. Engineers had to take into account cyclonic weather patterns when it came...

New Joint Ministerial Decisions signed in Greece regarding the installation of photovoltaic systems in households

Newest statistics on economic value of European solar thermal industry

Solar thermal creates economic benefits on two different levels: it reduces the costs associated with burning imported fossil fuels or using electricity for heating and cooling. And it creates jobs and economic wealth in the production,...