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EPBD implementation in Malta – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Malta, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...
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Teeschool project final publication

The modular project TEESCHOOLS is the last project within the Efficient Buildings Community to come to an end.  TEESCHOOLS has covered a long distance on the path for the decarbonisation of public building stock.  A new publication now...
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Construction skills for mainstreaming nZEB: New tools & practices

Jan Cromwijk and Veronika Schröpfer introduce new training and assessment tools developed in several EU Horizon 2020 projects to assist practitioners to identify and address the strengths and weaknesses of their low carbon skills for new...
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Raw materials demand for wind and solar PV technologies in the transition towards a decarbonised energy system

Raw materials are essential to securing a transition to green energy technologies and for achieving the goals outlined in the European Green Deal. To meet the future energy demand through renewables, the power sector will face a massive...
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EPBD implementation in Luxemburg – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Luxemburg, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...
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OVERVIEW | Energy Flexibility in buildings

The EU’s 2030 Framework for climate and energy sets a 40% cut in greenhouse gas emissions compared to 1990, and at least a 32% share of renewable energy consumption, as EU-wide targets for 2030. For the power system, reducing greenhouse...
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Starting a renovation wave

One of the mission critical pathways to reach EU´s goal to reach net zero emissions through Europe’s buildings. Varied in age and style, and so hugely inefficient in their use of energy this contributes towards 36% of the region’s...
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EuroACE Feedback: 2030 Climate Target Plan

This Paper sets out the EuroACE view in the framework of the stakeholder feedback sought by the European Commission by 15thApril on its inception impact assessment (IA) of the 2030 Climate Target Plan.   EuroACE welcomes the work started...
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EPBD implementation in Lithuania – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Lithuania, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...
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EPBD implementation in Bulgaria – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Bulgaria, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...
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EPBD implementation in Croatia – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Croatia, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...
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EPBD implementation in Belgium Walloon Region – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Belgium Walloon Region, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in...
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EPBD implementation in Belgium Flemish Region – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Belgium Brussels Flemish Region, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved...
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EPBD implementation in Belgium Brussels Capital Region – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Belgium Brussels Capital Region, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved...
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EPBD implementation in Austria – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Austria, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...
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EPBD implementation in Latvia – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Latvia, as updated at the end of 2015.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy...
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Making the EU renovation wave a success

A major economic challenge will face us all once the COVID-19 crisis passes. All sectors in society will be affected and we will look to policymakers and legislators to rapidly put the best and most effective recovery package in place. ...
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Quarterly report on European electricity markets with a focus on energy storage and 2019 wholesale prices

Electricity consumption in the EU28 declined by approximately 1% year-on-year in Q4 2019, dragged down by stagnating industrial activity and a very mild start of the heating season. Of the major economies, power consumption increased in...
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Energy efficiency – Mind the 2030 gap

In 2018, the European Union set itself the target to achieve a 32.5% energy efficiency improvement by 2030. Member States have to set indicative contributions and notify policies and measures to reach the mandatory 0.8% annual energy...
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Technical High School for Health Professionals in Ettelbruck

The Lycée pour Professions de Santé in Ettelbruck, now the largest wooden building in the Grand Duchy, is a pilot project. It is indeed the first Luxembourg public building with positive energy. It is also the first in Luxembourg to aim...