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'Warm Home Discount' to provide money off UK energy bills

Chris Huhne said: “Warm Home Discount does exactly what it says on the tin, in providing money off vulnerable households’ energy bills to help them afford their heating. We’re requiring energy companies to do this by law, but first we need...

Robin Welling (TiSUN) elected new president of the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation – Europe needs more focus on renewable heat

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Österreichische Wirtschaft kann 300 Mio. Euro Energiekosten sparen

"Die Erfahrungen in anderen EU-Ländern machen klar, dass Energiemanagement in Unternehmen nur durch entsprechende politische Rahmenbedingungen und Anreizsysteme breit eingeführt werden kann", so Fritz Unterpertinger, Geschäftsführer der...

UK: Youth survey thumbs up for renewables

Based on DECC’s 2050 Pathways project, the report looks at the UK’s energy policies from the perspective of those people who will have to live with those decisions for their entire adult lives. The report was drafted by young people aged...

Discover 'IEE mag': the new Intelligent Energy - Europe magazine

Read inside to find more about…The official launch of the U4energy school competition organised by EUN on behalf of the European Commission and the EACICommissioner Oettinger's views on the role of energy education in EuropeAn in-depth...

ACE 20th Anniversary Conference

On the evening, the Ceremony and Walking dinner at the Palais des Beaux Arts were opened by Selma Harrington, President of the ACE and addressed by a number of international speakers, including Rosen Plevneliev, Minister of Regional...

Nutzen von Smart Metering muss geprüft werden

Neben den Zukunftsthemen zeitabhängiger Tarife und Abrechnungen des tatsächlichen Verbrauchs kann der tiefgehende Blick in die Wohnungen der Konsumenten und ihrer Energieverbrauchsgewohnheiten aber auch kritische Aspekte entfalten. Eine...

Mid-term evaluation of the non-nuclear energy research and demonstration projects supported by DG Energy under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7)

The approach followed has been:Programme data analysis: A review of the available data on applications and approved projects. Literature review: To illustrate the policy context and to help update / reconstruct the objectives of the...

Teller gegen Tank muss nicht sein

Die stark steigende Nachfrage nach Biomasse für die energetische und stoffliche Nutzung in den 27 Ländern der EU ist nicht notwendig mit  rücksichtsloser Ausbeutung entsprechender Ressourcen in Entwicklungsländern verbunden. Der...

Deutschland: 3,3 Millionen Euro Bundeshilfen für die Sanierung historischer Gebäude und Parkanlagen

Bomba: „Die Sanierung der Druckrohrleitung verbessert die Infrastruktur des Schlossparks Sanssouci. Mit der Sanierung können die Betriebskosten deutlich reduziert werden. Die eingesparten Mittel stehen dann für andere wichtige Maßnahmen...

Brussels ETAP Forum focuses on funding efficiency to boost eco-innovation in Europe

Nearly 300 high-level stakeholders from industry, financial organisations and policy makers attended the Brussels Forum, part of the EU Environmental Technology Action Plan (ETAP). The event was a joint initiative of the Belgian EU...

USA: Vice President Biden launches Home Energy Scoring Program

DOE also released the Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy Upgrades, a comprehensive set of guidelines for workers in the residential energy efficiency industry. The guidelines will help develop and expand the skills of the workforce,...

Making better use of energy performance certificates and data

The proposals in the consultation were to:extend access to energy performance data require property adverts to show the energy performance certificate rating require energy performance certificates for houses in multiple occupation when...

Central Baltic capitals join forces in climate action

“Working together is of great importance in climate work, and this project further strengthens our common commitment to go beyond the EU goals in reducing CO2 emissions,” says Mr Sten Nordin, Mayor of Stockholm. To engage with the general...

Australia: Amendments to solar credits announced

"The cost to install solar panels has reduced substantially since the Solar Credits mechanism was first announced in December 2008, driven by a strong economy, a high dollar and falling technology costs," Mr Combet said. "In this time,...

Estimates of home insulation levels in Great Britain

Estimates of home insulation level: July 2010

ACE exhibition “Sustainable Architecture across Europe!” inaugurated

It showcases 32 of the best examples of sustainable architecture in Europe. Open until the 3rd of December, it will subsequently travel across Europe displaying the potential and the ingenuity of the architects’ approach to sustainability...

Sustainable energy communities projects to provide assistance to the Covenant of Mayors

The five Sustainable Energy Communities IEE projects – which represent more than 100 communities throughout Europe – are producing a joint newsletter in several European languages to be sent to thousands of sustainable energy actors. The...

UK: Public sector can save £1 billion through energy efficiency

The announcement was made at a meeting in London of around 200 public sector organisations that have worked with the Carbon Trust to reduce their energy bills and carbon footprints. It was also announced that energy efficiency projects...

Organise an Energy Day during EUSEW 2011

What's in it for you? Be part of a European movement to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy by organising an Energy Day in Europe or an Event in Brussels. Three good reasons why others have joined:Raise the...