Energy policies

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Post date: 7 May 2010
Type: Publication

Post date: 7 May 2010
Type: Publication

Die Korrektur der Vergütungen wurde notwendig, da im vergangenen Jahr die Marktpreise um rund 30 Prozent gesunken sind. Deshalb werden nun, zusätzlich zur ohnehin im EEG angelegten Degression, die Vergütungssätze zwischen 11 Prozent für Solarparks auf Konversionsflächen und 16 Prozent für Dachanlagen abgesenkt. Gleichzeitig geht das EEG von einem deutlich stärkeren Ausbau des Photovoltaikmarktes aus als bisher erwartet aus: Der Zubaukorridor für das Marktvolumen wird auf 3.500 Megawatt installierte photovoltaische Spitzenleistung im Jahr verdoppelt.
Post date: 7 May 2010
Type: Vijesti

For many of these items it can be said that various at least partly high quality material is available in most of the EU Member States (like software tools for calculating thermal bridges, thermal bridges atlases and promotion of good practice guidance). It would be desirable that the material is used more often by building practitioners and that some countries catch up with the others. Software for calculating thermal bridges should be validated and the validation documentation should be published.
Post date: 6 May 2010
Type: Publication

The EPBD requires Member States to define building energy performance requirements... but did the Member States take this opportunity to strengthen their existing legislation? Member States are free to define their calculation methods and their requirements... Is it therefore possible to compare requirements across Europe? If yes, are the requirements from one country more severe than those of neighbouring countries?
Post date: 5 May 2010
Type: Vijesti

Günther Oettinger, Commissioner responsible for energy said: "The Covenant of Mayors has become a key element of the EU sustainable energy policy. Regions and cities are demonstrating that climate mitigation is one of the best economic recovery strategies. Investment into the reduction of CO2 emissions and energy efficiency creates jobs which by their nature cannot be delocalised."
Post date: 5 May 2010
Type: Vijesti

When buying a car or appliance, an energy efficiency label, usually indicating energy efficiency classes, is displayed to inform the consumer of the product's energy efficiency. When talking about energy efficiency in the built environment it is important to know how much energy is consumed by various building types. Within the EnerKey Project an EnerKey Performance Certificate for South African buildings was developed.
Post date: 4 May 2010
Type: Vijesti

REQUEST facilitates this by providing national and regional agencies across the EU with a set of tried and tested tools and techniques which they can use together in different, but structured, ways to promote: an integrated customer journey that leads from certification to low carbon action and an integrated supply chain with mutual recognition of the roles of the various disciplines involved. The contract of the project has just been signed.
Post date: 4 May 2010
Type: Vijesti

Die KfW hat die aus Mitteln des Bundes vergünstigten Förderprogramme wegen der schwierigen konjunkturellen Lage nur schrittweise und deutlich verzögert an die Energieeinsparverordnung 2009 angepasst. Damit konnte im letzten Jahr ein noch höheres Investitionsvolumen mit sehr positiven Effekten insbesondere für das Bauhandwerk bewirkt werden. Zum 01. Juli werden nun - wie bereits Ende 2009 angekündigt - die inzwischen nahe am gesetzlichen Mindestniveau liegenden Eingangsförderstufen 130 in der Sanierung und 85 im Neubau auslaufen.
Post date: 4 May 2010
Type: Vijesti

Information paper P196 of the European Project ASIEPI
Post date: 4 May 2010
Type: Publication