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Italian ´terra-cotta´ tiles working as solar panels

A small family-owned company near Vicenza (Italy) have produced roofing tiles which hide a very unique particular: they contain solar photovoltaic cells. The tiles are made to look intentionally like traditional...

EU Roadmap series: Waste and circularity to decarbonise the built environment

As part of the "EU Policy Whole Life Carbon Roadmap" by WorldGBC, this third issue of the series explores the role of Waste and Circularity in decarbonising the EU’s built environment. The interview is done to...

Electricity production from renewable sources is rising

The production of electricity from renewable sources in the EU increased by almost 5% from 2020 to 2021. Solar power has resulted as the fastest-growing source of electricity.   Focusing...

El Corte Inglés supermarket in Spain plans energy efficiency and innovation measures with the support of EIB

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and El Corte Inglés have signed a financing agreement to implement energy efficiency measures and a digital transformation by 2024 for the well-known...

€4.11 billion to accelerate the clean energy transition in Member States

A total of €4.11 million from the Modernisation Fund are going to support 61 projects in 8 Member States. These projects aim to modernise energy systems, reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

Renovation plan for museum in Brussels' Cinquantenaire Park

The Army Museum and Autoworld in Brussels' Parc du Cinquantenaire will be renovated by 2030 in the occasion of Belgium´s 200th anniversary. The process will make the building more energy efficient by...

Italian ´terra-cotta´ tiles working as solar panels

A small family-owned company near Vicenza (Italy) have produced roofing tiles which hide a very unique particular: they contain solar photovoltaic cells. The tiles are made to look intentionally like...

The first Train the Trainers (TtT) event by BusGoCircular project

The 1st Train the Trainers (TtT) event took place in Prague on 18 and 19 January 2023. The programme addresses application of the Circular Economy interventions in the construction value chain framework and the ...

Empowering local and regional authorities and enacting their energy and climate policies through spatial planning

Local and Regional governments play a vital role in the fight against climate change in the European Union. They are directly responsible for enabling and/or enforcing the implementation of national and European...

Plymouth pilot site: 5th generation heating and cooling grid in practice!

Plymouth's 5GDHC heating and cooling grid aims to impact the city by using local resources in a smart and productive way.   By using a low temperature system that operates with heat pumps at the ...