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Social impact questionnaire about Thermal Storage Systems

European Projects have always had a big impact on society. Today, EU programmes are being implemented everywhere around Europe. And their impact on businesses and communities is bigger than ever before.Please take a moment to fill in the...

How to scale heating and cooling demonstrator projects

Scaling is essential, but also very challenging. Learn more about recommendations and frameworks that will help you successfully scale your heating and cooling demonstrator projects.   As indicated by the many successful demonstrator...

Passathon - RACE FOR FUTURE

The passathon - RACE FOR FUTURE makes it possible experience sustainable buildings a new way. 350 plus energy buildings, passive houses and “klimaaktiv” gold buildings can be found in 16 regions of Austria, extra climate friendly with the...

ReUseHeat Creates A Web-Based Visualisation Tool

ReUseHeat aims to promote a cost-effective and technically viable decarbonisation of the current heating and cooling system by demonstrating modular and replicable solutions enabling the recovery and reuse of waste heat available at urban...

Energy Charter Treaty: reform will only happen when energy ministers get involved

Negotiations are underway for the reform of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), an international trade agreement under fire from former Energy Charter executives, members of the European Parliament, and NGOs. Created at the end of the cold...

Cities & the Renovation Wave: Impactful District-Level Approaches

Euroheat & Power recently co-hosted the webinar “Cities & the Renovation Wave: Impactful District-Level Approaches”, which was organised as part of the Celsius Initiative – a demand driven collaboration hub for efficient and...

RELaTED project will be present at the 8th edition of Sustainable Places 2020 (SP2020)

The workshop ‘Integration of renewable energy technologies in district heating and cooling solutions for sustainable living’ will bring RELaTED the opportunity to present and demonstrate the RELaTED ultra-low temperature dictrict heating...

Making use of excess heat: Assessment methodology for urban excess heat recovery solutions

A large amount of low-temperature urban excess heat sources is available to play a fundamental role in the decarbonisation of the heating sector, including the present and future of district heating networks. Learn more about how to...

Successful sustainable measures through innovative financing

Local energy efficiency and sustainability policies are mostly defined by the EU legal framework, how it is interpreted by cities and regions and how they will turn it into regional or local measures. Cities and regions across Europe are...

Poland: Investment Plan for Europe - EIB supports affordable housing in the city of Szczecin

Szczecin has become the second Polish town to receive a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance a municipal development plan for social and affordable housing. The EIB has agreed to lend up to PLN 85 million (approx. €20 ...

DG Energy September Newsletter

September newsletter is out!   Top stories EU energy in figures: Key energy data in your pocket   Other news Almost €1.4 billion requested in Horizon 2020 energy funding EIB and UniCredit Bank Austria...

Call for Papers & Speakers - WSED 2021

Get involved in the WSED 2021   Take the opportunity and share your work, projects, research results, achievements, ideas and insights with the worldwide sustainable energy community! The following options are available...

On- and Offshore Wind Energy in Belgium and in Germany

Wind energy has become a central pillar to the transition to low carbon energy usage. Belgium plans to further expand its onshore capacities to 3.5 GW by 2030.   In 2019, Germany and Belgium ranked among the top 4 in terms of offshore...

GE Renewable Energy supplying wind turbines to multiple sites in Turkey and Vietnam

Today, GE Renewable Energy announced that it has completed the installation and commissioning of the 53-MW Kirazli and 32-MW Meryem wind farms in Turkey.    These wind farms are part of a larger order made with Turkerler and RT Enerjito to...

Anatomy of a Sustainable City

Imagine a city with more walkers and bikers than cars, where buildings are all run off of solar power and designed with living ecosystems inside of them and city landscaping doubles as edible plants for the hungry.    While this may seem...

District Heating and Cooling – A Key Element of Energy System Integration

Energy System Integration is a key initiative of the Green Deal, highlighted in the new European Commission Strategy on Energy System Integration. Read more about the important role of district heating and cooling in this initiative, and...

CHESS SETUP Outcomes

After many months of hard work between all the 10 partners, CHESS SETUP H2020 funded project is coming to an end with an overall success.   CHESS SETUP was born with the idea to respond to the increasing heating and...

Developing a ‘Stand-By Mode’ for Buildings in the COVID-Era

As COVID-19 cases rose and lockdown measures came into effect around the world, commercial building occupancy dropped dramatically, from 100% to almost zero in the space of a week in many places. Many might expect near-zero occupancy to...

The Digital Disruption for Post-COVID Construction

Like all industries, construction has been shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic and is now being forced to adapt in order to operate in a heightened health and safety environment focused on social distancing. This disruption is fundamentally...

Task 59's Summer Newsletter

Summer newsletter of project Task 59 is out!   The contents are the following:   SAVE THE DATE! Task 59 Final Conference. Call for abstracts extended to 15th September 2020 HIBERATLAS Platform...