Energy policies

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Many fundamental challenges will remain after the unprecedented disruption caused by COVID-19 and the shift to clean energy is under threat, the World Economic Forum said in an annual report. It pointed to the volatility in energy prices, the drop in demand and the risks that socioeconomic costs prompt changes in the strategy for the sector. The World Economic Forum highlighted the improvements concerning the energy transition in 94 out of 115 states on its list but also expressed concern about environmental sustainability.  
Post date: 20 Mag 2020
Type: News

The country’s solar industry is collecting signatures and writing incendiary letters to politicians to finally abolish the solar cap and thus save thousands of jobs.   According to the latest survey results of the German Solar Industry Association (BSW), the industry’s business expectation index has halved in just three months, and that’s not even due to the coronavirus.  
Post date: 20 Mag 2020
Type: News

Energy transition: new business models to de-risk investments and kick start the EU building renovation wave
Post date: 20 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

Wed, Jun 17, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CEST   Sinfonia Webinar series “Smart City talks” is a series of 6 webinars that will share the experiences of the Sinfonia pilot cities, exploring best practices and tools for urban energy planning, strategies for citizen engagement and the policy framework. All of it, aspiring to create a sustainable future for citizens and enterprises through the knowledge transfer from experienced actors.  
Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

Mon, 15 June 2020, 21:00 – 22:00 / 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDTPresenter: Dimitris Pallantzas, HPHI (Greece)   
Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

23rd ENERGY EFFICIENCY COORDINATION GROUP MEETING AND WORKSHOPS Wednesday, 10 June 2020 (9:30 - 13:30) 23rd EECG meeting Thursday, 11 June (9:30 - 13:00) Workshop on Efficient District Heating and Cooling
Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

In its 2018 landmark report, Global Warming of 1.5°C, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned of a catastrophic climate breakdown if global average temperatures rose by 2°C. Negative consequences for our communities and planet would be long-lasting and, in some cases, irreversible. Recent events in countries like Australia have shown us a glimpse of the future and that the worst, if we do not act now, is yet to come.   
Post date: 13 Mag 2020
Type: News

The EnDurCrete project is a newly launched research project supported by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme for Research and Innovation which started in January 2018 with a duration of 42 months.  
Post date: 11 Mag 2020
Type: Link

The newly published RenOnBill report provides a detailed analysis of the main data, drivers and challenges involved in the energy renovation of residential buildings in four focus countries: Germany, Italy, Lithuania and Spain.
Post date: 11 Mag 2020
Type: Publication

As recovery packages are developed at EU and national levels, local and regional authorities are urging for a systemic change, putting Climate Action at the core of the COVID 19 Recovery.   In an Open Letter published on May 5th, members of the Covenant of Mayors – Europe Board are calling upon EU decision makers to turn the current crisis into an opportunity for the acceleration of the energy transition towards climate neutrality.  
Post date: 11 Mag 2020
Type: Publication