Campaigning and awareness raising

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The biggest photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Germany will have a peak capacity of 53 MW. It will use 162 hectares of land, but proactive measures have been taken to ensure there will be no negative impact on the rich avifauna of the area and will be duly monitored by an independent programme.
Post date: 3 Ago 2011
Type: News

Meeting at an international energy forum in Vienna, 21-23 June, UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan said: “Achieving universal access to modern energy by 2030 is possible and can lift more than a billion people out of extreme energy poverty.  The additional investment required is about $40 billion per year until 2030, less than three percent of total global energy investment,” citing the findings of a joint analysis by the International Energy Agency, UNDP and United Nations Industrial Development Organization, “Energy Poverty: How to make modern energy access universal?”  ...
Post date: 1 Ago 2011
Type: News

GreenBuilding Plus project – Leveraging the GreenBuilding Programme to promote energy efficiency and renewables in non-residential buildings. The GreenBuilding Programme was introduced through a pilot phase lasting from 2005 to 2007 which provided publicity, and acquired and evaluated new participants. The main aim of the pilot phase was to position the GreenBuilding Programme firmly on the market. Markets for energy efficiency were to be identified and the implementation of economic energy efficiency measures supported.
Post date: 27 Lug 2011
Type: Publication

Abu Dhabi, 9 May 2011. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working together with over 120 researchers have outlined in a report the potential of renewable energies. This comprehensive state of knowledge assessment Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN) has been presented to the public in Berlin, Germany, on 16 May 2011.
Post date: 26 Lug 2011
Type: News

The Prize also aims to reward original and innovative ideas and pedagogical methods promoting sustainable principles and practices in curricula of higher education. For further information on the EDUCATE Prize please visit www.educate-sustainability.eu/prize or send an email to educate.prize@educate-sustainability.eu
Post date: 26 Lug 2011
Type: News
Post date: 18 Lug 2011
Type: News

Over this course of time;  meetings, plenary sessions and technical sessions were organized to facilitate the comprehension of specific issues relating to one or more of the 5 CORE THEMES (CT). 1  Certification procedures 2  Inspection of boilers and air-conditioning systems 3  Specifications and training requirements for experts and inspectors 4  Methods and procedural aspects for energy performance characterisation 5  INFORMATION CAMPAIGNS
Post date: 18 Lug 2011
Type: Publication

This is the title of the most recent publication summarising the results of almost a decade of Display activity. Display has been a beacon campaign of Energy Cities. Highlights of the report include: Findings from De Montfort University proving that the average movement of the buildings that have displayed an energy poster is higher than those that have not displayed a poster and this movement is even more significant when communication campaigns are carried out.
Post date: 14 Lug 2011
Type: Publication