Energy policies and regulatory framework

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Boosting the EU's green recovery: Commission invests €1 billion in innovative clean technology projects

The Commission has launched the first call for proposals under the Innovation Fund, one of the world's largest programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies, financed by revenues from the auction of emission...
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Eurac Research's advice to the Ukrainian government on renewables

The final conference of the EU Twinning project is taking place on 7th July at 14:00 (CET).

For the past 15 months Eurac Research has been offering extensive advice to the Ukrainian government on promoting sustainable development and renewable energy. The consultancy, implemented by an Italo-Austrian team, included the Austrian...
Event

Webinar | How to set-up a One-Stop-Shop for home energy renovation

How to set-up a One-Stop-Shop for home energy renovation:  The 08 July 2020 from 11:00 until 12:30:    This webinar will focus on the conclusions of the INNOVATE project...
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The EU has opportunity to accelerate shift to cleaner and more resilient energy future as it rebuilds from Covid-19, says new IEA policy review

In-depth review offers recommendations to deliver on the European Green Deal and achieve a sustainable economic recovery.

The European Union is strengthening its efforts to make its energy systems cleaner and more resilient, reinforcing its global leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new energy policy review by the International...
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ECSO – Improving the human capital basis

This is an updated version of the Analytical Report “Improving the human capital basis” published in 2017. Based on both statistical data and policy analysis, it provides insights and lessons learnt related to the workforce in the...
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Green Deal: Coal and other carbon-intensive regions and the Commission launch the European Just Transition Platform

On Monday 29 June, the Just Transition Platform (JTP) was launched to help Member States to draw up their territorial Just Transition Plans and access funding from the over €150 billion Just Transition Mechanism. This online Platform will...
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Special report | Energy efficiency in buildings: greater focus on cost-effectiveness still needed

Faced with the challenge of mitigating climate change, EU leaders have committed to saving 20 % of the EU Member States’ projected energy consumption by 2020 and 32.5 % by 2030. Improving the energy efficiency of buildings is a key tool to...
Event

DigiPLACE online information seminar (in French)

TOWARDS A EUROPEAN DIGITAL PLATFORM FOR CONSTRUCTION

In modern economy, digitalisation is a major driver of productivity growth across industries and services. To remain competitive in an increasingly globalised market, the EU economy...

DigiPLACE online information seminar taking place on 9 July 2020, 14.00 - 16.00.   Please note that this seminar will be conducted in French.   Registration is now open bit.ly/3eplRMi   About the project DigiPLACE is a framework allowing...