Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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Autoconsumo. Tecnologías y proyectos 2020

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   2020 será el año del autoconsumo. Así lo afirman al menos muchos de los expertos que desde la revista Energética hemos...
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Webinar gratuito Solar PV Meeting 2020

España es quizás el mercado solar europeo más atractivo en la actualidad. Nuestro país parece tomar conciencia de su posición como localización europea con más horas de sol año y se ha lanzado definitivamente al desarrollo de nuevas...
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SMARTER Conference and Plenary Meeting - Copenhagen

SMARTER Finance for Families: enhancing the wellbeing of Europe's citizens by providing opportunities for the finance and construction industry to create Green Homes.

 

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   This 24 months Horizon 2020 funded project started on May 2019 – SMARTER  Finance for Families – will...
News

Covid-19 Pandemic Puts Commercial Solar Strategies to the Test

The covid-19 pandemic is delaying new commercial solar project development and construction. Across North America, many facilities powered by solar have reduced or zero occupancy. Oil prices went negative for the first time in history.  ...
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Power to the people: reinventing the grid

Distributed renewables coupled with AI and machine learning offer a heady mix of possibilities for recasting the UK energy system into something that gives the customer ownership of costs and carbon, but practical problems remain. Stephen Cousins...

The prospect of a decarbonised energy system is now tantalisingly close, pushed forward by an infusion of renewables into the grid, the falling cost of wind and solar PV power, and advances in energy storage and smart digitalisation.   A...
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Is PPP an effective tool for implementing energy related projects? The case of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Trying to find your way through public-private partnership (PPP) legislation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) may seem like navigating a maze. With 12 different laws at multiple levels of government, all quite similar yet none the same, the...

Thanks to the complex constitutional structure of BiH – with state level authorities, three administrative units (Federation of BiH (FBiH), Republika Srpska (RS) and Brčko District (BD)) and a further 10 cantons in FBiH, each with its own...
Publication

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...