Financing, socio-economics

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Information paper P160 of CENSE European Project. This standard presents a method for making economic calculations of the functioning of heating systems, using data from other systems that may influence the energy use of the heating system. This method can be used, in full or in part, for the following purposes: • to consider the economic feasibility of energy conservation options in buildings; • to compare different solutions of energy saving options in buildings (e.g. plant types, fuels);
Post date: 31 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

While electricity generation from conventional energy forms decreased in 2009, renewables remained stable - their share in electricity consumption rose further to 16.1 percent. In comparison with the previous year there was also a significant increase in biogas, photovoltaic and wind-power installations. Investments in the renewables sector reached a record total of 17.7 billion euros. The number of employees rose once again. Over 300,000 people, around 8 percent more than in the previous year, found a relatively secure job in the renewables sector.
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
Type: Vijesti

Während im Jahr 2009 die Stromerzeugung aus konventionellen Energieträgern rückläufig war, zeigten sich die Erneuerbaren Energien stabil – ihr Anteil am Stromverbrauch stieg weiter auf 16,1 Prozent. Auch wurden im Vergleich zum Vorjahr deutlich mehr Biogas-, Photovoltaik- und Windenergieanlagen gebaut. Damit verbunden stiegen die Investitionen im Bereich der Erneuerbaren Energien auf einen neuen Rekordwert von 17,7 Milliarden Euro. Die Zahl der Beschäftigten legte erneut zu.
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
Type: Vijesti

European Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger said: "This is an example of how an idea presented during last year’s Covenant of Mayors Ceremony is now a reality and having an impact on the ground. ELENA is a chance for cities and regions to help themselves by implementing Sustainable Energy Action Plans that create jobs, and at the same time help Europe as a whole meet its climate goals. After the strong response from cities and regions, we intend to double available ELENA funding to EUR 30 million.”
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
Type: Vijesti

Some € 56 million will be made available, supporting up to 75% of the eligible project costs. Any public or private organisation from the EU, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Croatia can apply. Only online applications are possible. Deadline for submission is 24th June, 17:00 local Brussels' time. Applying for IEE funding is a highly competitive process. Your project proposal must be of a high professional quality to have a reasonable chance of being selected for funding.
Post date: 26 Mar 2010
Type: Vijesti

Further information in German is available at: http://www.kfw.de/DE_Home/Presse/Pressearchiv/2010/20100224_34860.jsp
Post date: 26 Mar 2010
Type: Vijesti

„Die Erschließung vorhandener Potenziale zur Energieeinsparung ist eine grundlegende Voraussetzung für die Erreichung ambitionierter energie- und klimapolitischer Ziele sowie für die internationale Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der deutschen Wirtschaft. KMU sind zentrale Akteure für Innovationen und Wettbewerb und müssen die Kosteneinsparpotenziale durch Energieeffizienz – auch angesichts langfristig zu erwartender Energiepreissteigerungen – noch stärker nutzen,“ sagt Dr. Norbert Irsch, Chefvolkswirt der KfW Bankengruppe.
Post date: 26 Mar 2010
Type: Vijesti

ASIEPI stands for 'Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact (for new buildings and building renovation)'.
Post date: 26 Mar 2010
Type: Poveznica

Post date: 22 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

Anträge auf Forschungsförderung für das Jahr 2010 können bis zum 19.04.2010 eingereicht werden beim: Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR) im Bundesamt für Bauwesen und Raumordnung (BBR) Referat II 3 Deichmanns Aue 31 - 37 53179 BonnZB@bbr.bund.de
Post date: 15 Mar 2010
Type: Vijesti