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The jury made its call, and the 3 finalists of the Roger Léron Award 2019 are finally known: congratulations to  Maria Heras Celemín (ES), Søren Hermansen (DK) and Josep Puig i Boix (ES). The final result will be disclosed during the Ceremony on 9th October at the BIP in Brussels.  
Post date: 17 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

Nine out of 10 Europeans agree that the EU’s energy policy priorities should be to ensure secure, clean, and affordable energy for all Europeans – the main pillars of the EU’s energy union - according to a new Eurobarometer survey published by the European Commission today.  
Post date: 15 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

AI is changing the way we work, live and solve challenges. It could be most valuable as a range of applications helping humanity fight our biggest threat - climate change. AI can strengthen climate predictions, enable smarter decision-making for decarbonising industries from building to transport, and work out how to allocate renewable energy.   It is part of a wider ethics debate in the EU about how to use AI for the benefit of human beings, the challenges that the technology poses and how best to tackle them.  
Post date: 13 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

Don’t miss out on the buildingSMART International Summit – you will Learn how the industry is moving towards a digital future Network with industry experts Participate in the development of standards Learn about future trends Be part of the international friendship club Register today!  
Post date: 13 Sep 2019
Type: Evento

Competition for the five most innovative financing solutions for climate action in cities will run until the end of October. The City Finance Lab (CFL), a joint venture between EIT Climate-KIC and South Pole, opens its second call for ideas for cutting edge climate finance solutions for cities today. With hundreds of cities and local governments across the world declaring climate emergencies, the need for innovative climate finance solutions has become ever more pressing.  
Post date: 11 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

In order to reach the climate goals in 2050, we must increase the sustainability of almost seven million dwellings and one million buildings in the Netherlands. District heating should be an important part of the solution.   The Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving (PBL) has substantially lowered these expectations by passing on the Climate Agreement draft. How can we increase the potential of district heating after all? The passing of the Climate Agreement draft was disappointing for the Built Environment table.  
Post date: 11 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

Now that the gas tap is turned off, new innovative energy sources are needed to heat our homes, offices and other buildings. One of these new energy sources is the circular district heating network of Mijnwater B.V in Netherlands.  
Post date: 11 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

Along with promoting energy efficiency’s ability to help us all save energy and money, this year’s Energy Efficiency Day is also highlighting how energy efficiency can cut carbon pollution and help everyone to breathe easier.   By participating in #EEDay2019, we are taking steps to make small changes that add up to lasting comfort and convenience.  
Post date: 9 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

It´s time to register   Early bird registration rates expire on September 15 for the 3rd International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2019.   SSPCR 2019 specifically wants to support the ‘transposition’ of research into practice and visionary approaches into (planning) policies and tools, to be applied by local authorities and decision-makers in an urban and regional context.  
Post date: 9 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS:   - Negative emission technologies can never be used as an excuse to delay renewables, energy efficiency, and other clean energy solutions.  
Post date: 9 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias