Slovakia

STAVEDU commences the implementation of the Roadmap established under Pillar I of the Build Up Skills project for Slovakia. The Roadmap identified key measures for setting up a national scheme and other measures for ensuring development of skills essential for the field of buildings to contribute to the fulfilment of the Europe 2020 targets.  
Post date: 15 Set 2015
Type: Link

This report from the ZEBRA2020 project aims to set up a clear methodology for the definition of nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEBs) in the context of market tracking, both in new constructions and in (deep) renovations.  
Post date: 4 Set 2015
Type: Publication

Under the European Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU, EU countries should set up an energy efficiency obligation scheme. This scheme requires energy companies to achieve yearly energy savings of 1.5% of annual sales to final consumers.In order to reach this target, companies have to carry out measures which help final consumers improve energy efficiency. This may include improving the heating system in consumers' homes, installing double glazed windows, or better insulating roofs to reduce energy consumption.
Post date: 13 Ago 2015
Type: Publication

New analysis by the Coalition for Energy Savings of national reports on the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) reveals that central governments have not shown leadership in ending the waste of energy in their own buildings. 
Post date: 22 Mag 2015
Type: News

On 24-25 March 2015, Energy Cities together with the Slovak Union of Towns and Cities, and its interest association CITENERGO co-organised in Bratislava, Slovakia, a workshop on innovative financing and multi-level governance. Front-running Slovak and Czech cities and regions engaged in the energy transition shared information on their sustainable energy investments, local financing schemes and partnerships with financing institutions, national authorities and the private sector. 
Post date: 6 Mag 2015
Type: News

Individual EU Member States are to follow distinctive paths in meeting their obligations under the Renewable Energy Directive (including their legally binding 2020 targets) in accordance with their different available resources and their own unique energy markets. Their national renewable energy (RES) action plans map out these distinctive paths, covering:
Post date: 3 Mag 2015
Type: Link

On 20 March 2015, Green Building Councils across Europe launched BUILD UPON, an innovative two year project, aimed at helping European countries design and implement strong, long-term national strategies for the renovation of their existing buildings.  
Post date: 23 Apr 2015
Type: News

On 13 April 2015 step 1 of the first call for proposals of the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme closed. 620 light applications have been received.  Up to 80 million Euros of co-financing are available for public and private organisations that want to cooperate beyond borders on innovation, low-carbon strategies, natural and cultural resources or transport through this Programme. The co-financing rates available are up to 85 percent depending on the country of origin of applicants. 
Post date: 16 Apr 2015
Type: News

Article 2 of the EPBD recast defines a nearly zero-energy building as “a building that has a very high energy performance, as determined in accordance with Annex I [of the Directive]. The nearly zero or very low amount of energy required should be covered to a very significant extent by energy from renewable sources, including energy from renewable sources produced on-site or nearby”.
Post date: 10 Mar 2015
Type: Publication

FEDARENE is pleased to announce the launch of the 1st edition of the Roger Léron Award. The purpose of this Award is to acknowledge persistency and a proactive approach, bringing a successful contribution to sustainable energy at the regional and / or local level in Europe. 
Post date: 9 Mar 2015
Type: News