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Intelligent Energy Europe - National Info Days 2010: Information and advice in your country

Another series of National Info Days for the Intelligent Energy Europe programme will start in March 2010 for representatives from companies, trade and non-governmental organisations, public authorities, regional representations, chambers of...
Get detailed information on the call for proposals and meet experts from Brussels in your town! Further information on locations and dates at: http://ec.europa.eu/energy/intelligent/events/ninfodays_en.htm.
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Germany: Record in funding of renewable energies for heat generation in 2009

The German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety has achieved a funding record in the field of renewable energy with its market incentive programme in 2009. The funding has supported the expansion of renewable energy...
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Deutschland: Förderrekord im Jahr 2009 bei Erneuerbaren Energien im Wärmebereich

Das Bundesumweltministerium (BMU) hat mit seinem Marktanreizprogramm im Jahr 2009 einen Förderrekord im Bereich der Erneuerbaren Energien erreicht. Diese Finanzierungen haben den Ausbau der Erneuerbaren Energien - auch in Zeiten der Finanzkrise -...
Rund 80 Prozent der Förderdarlehen im KfW-Programm Erneuerbare Energien (Premiumvariante) gingen an kleine und mittlere Unternehmen. Darüber hinaus stellte das BMU  den Investoren rund 96 Millionen Euro an Tilgungszuschüssen zur Verfügung...
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New green strategy will overhaul Britain's homes

A green transformation of Britain's homes will take place over the next decade - making them more comfortable, warmer and cheaper to run - under new plans set out by the Government. The key elements are: paving the way for 'pay as you save' green...
The new strategy will help people make smarter use of energy in homes, making it easier to take action and reduce bills. Installing some technologies, such as solid wall insulation, could see energy bills cut by £380 a year (average...
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KfW-Award: Endspurt für deutsche Bauherren mit Mut zur Lücke

Die KfW Bankengruppe schreibt auch in diesem Jahr den mit fünf Geldpreisen im Wert von insgesamt 27.000 EUR dotierten KfW-Award aus. Noch bis zum 05. März können sich interessierte Bauherren beteiligen.In diesem Jahr steht der Award unter dem Thema...
„Die eingereichten Beispiele können dazu beitragen, andere für die Möglichkeit eines Ersatz- oder Neubaus in einer innerörtlichen Baulücke zu begeistern", sagt Dr. Axel Nawrath, Vorstand der KfW Bankengruppe und betont: "Obwohl das Wohnen...
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SUPPORTING ECO-INNOVATIVE SMES - EUSEW 2010

The workshop will present examples of EU-funded projects that support eco-innovative SMEs, notably in the areas of environmental impacts and sustainable energy, through market replication projects, innovation voucher schemes or cluster cooperation.
Array 09.15 Welcome and introduction, Reinhard Büscher, Head of Unit, Support for Innovation, DG Enterprise and Industry 09.30 The Europe INNOVA Eco-innovation Platform, Orsola Mautone, Support for...
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UK: Cash rewards for low carbon electricity and heating

Households and communities who install generating technologies such as small wind turbines and solar panels will from April be entitled to claim payments for the low carbon electricity they produce. Minister Ed Miliband announced on 1st February...
Ed Miliband said: “The guarantee of getting an income on top of saving on energy bills will be an incentive to householders and communities wanting to make the move to low carbon living. The feed-in tariff will change the way householders...
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2nd Covenant of Mayors Ceremony to take place on 4 May 2010

The Covenant of Mayors Office is pleased to announce that the 2nd Covenant of Mayors Ceremony will be held at the Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels on 4 May 2010. This year’s Ceremony marks twelve months of exceptional growth in the...
Mayors from signatory cities can expect to receive their official invitation to the Ceremony in the coming weeks, with registration for the event beginning in February. The Covenant of Mayors is a...