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Climate action in Latin America: EIB and EDPR support the development of renewable energy in Brazil

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will facilitate EUR 150m to EDPR Brazil, the local subsidiary of EDP Renovaveis (EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector, to support the development of wind and solar power generation plants in Brazil...
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Scientist: ‘I’m pretty sure we will need carbon removal technologies’

INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS:   - Negative emission technologies can never be used as an excuse to delay renewables, energy efficiency, and other clean energy solutions.   - The issue with all of them is the huge amount of resources that...
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How the EU is helping fight deadly air pollution in Poland

In the EU, air pollution is responsible for around 400,000 premature deaths every year. Poor air quality can lead to lung cancer, strokes, heart attacks and acute respiratory diseases in children.    Poland’s Małopolska region, along with parts of...
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College "Notre-Dame de Bon secours"

Since the start of All Saints' Day 2017, students in Secondary 5 and 6 of the  College "Notre-Dame de bon secours" in Binche are the first in Belgium to take classes in a building isolated with straw and wooden frame.   A spacious, bright, and...
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Financing a sustainable European economy

The European Commission established the EU High-Level Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) to help develop an overarching and comprehensive EU roadmap on sustainable finance. It requested advice on how to ‘steer the flow of capital towards...
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The Minister for Communications announced the 57 successful applicants to the SEAI Communities grant scheme

This scheme will support these communities to deliver energy upgrades to nearly 700 homes and 570 community and commercial buildings in their local area, eliminating 34,676 tonnes of CO2 annually – this is the equivalent of taking more than 11,000...
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Open applications for PROSPECT peer-to-peer learning programme

The 4th and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! Is your city/region trying to secure financing to achieve ambitious energy and climate objectives? Or do you have projects/activities in sustainable financing that you would...
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18 Latin American cities unite to upscale green building action

On Wednesday 28 August 2019, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), the World Resources Institute (WRI) and C40 cities hosted a BEA Regional Workshop in Bogotá, Colombia.   The BEA is a public private...
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How flexibility markets can drive the energy transition

Association for digital and decentralised energy solutions smartEn recommends some important regulatory changes that should be introduced in order to foster the development of these valuable flexibility tools in a paper published this week: Design...
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Grants awarded for energy efficiency audits of 80 public buildings in Vojvodina

The grants are part of a EUR 100,000 project funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) under a Memorandum of Understanding signed in July with the Secretariat for Energy, Construction, and Transportation of the provincial...