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Is your city, private company or association investing in energy efficiency, renewable energy or clean transport? Are you keen to gain EU recognition and visibility for your sustainable energy achievements?Share your contribution to the EU 2020 energy targets by submitting a project to the EU’s most important sustainable energy awards competition. 
Post date: 14 Mar 2014
Type: News

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over seven years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.   Learn about the opportunities for funding energy efficiency and renewable energy sources in buildings under Horizon 2020.   This BUILD UP Web Seminar addressed the following:
Post date: 6 Mar 2014
Type: News

The Consultation period runs from: 03/02/2014 to 28/04/2014 The target groups are the following:  Public authorities, Member States authorities, private organisations, industry associations, SMEs, Consultancies, other relevant stakeholders and Citizens.   Objective of the consultation 
Post date: 27 Feb 2014
Type: News

As the media attention has somewhat decreased since its release, I would like to share some views on the 22 January European Commission (EC) Communication for a European industrial renaissance. The first point of note is the headline of their press release, as it calls for “immediate action”. Indeed, political decisions have to be taken and Vice-President (VP) Tajani recognises that we are still far from the 2020 20% target of industry’s share in Europe’s GDP. This EC Communication is another attempt to deliver support to industry and VP Tajani is leading the charge for the last time...
Post date: 14 Feb 2014
Type: Note

Post date: 4 Feb 2014
Type: Evento

European Commission - IP/13/1232   11/12/2013
Post date: 11 Dic 2013
Type: News

As the launch date of the European Union's new Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020 approaches, the European Commission organised a series of Information Days which took place in Brussels on 05/12/2013. This video recording of the Horizon 2020 Energy Information Day- 2014 and 2015 calls event gives practical information regarding for the HORIZON 2020 Programme. 
Post date: 9 Dic 2013
Type: Publication

- Heating industry able to deliver annual savings equivalent to the energy demand of the Netherlands and Ireland together -
Post date: 3 Dic 2013
Type: News

The European Commission has succumbed to heavy lobbying from the electric heating industry and is set to approve an energy labelling scheme that misrepresents its appliances' true efficiency performance, according to environmental and consumers groups.Around 20 million gas and electric heaters are sold in Europe each year and from 2016, the Commission wanted them to display colour-coded energy performance labels, which have bars ranging from a green ‘A’ to a red ‘G’ class. 
Post date: 1 Ott 2013
Type: News

Following the passage of the Energy Efficiency Directive, the European Commission pledged to commit to the same energy savings measures in its buildings as was imposed on member states.However, the ownership status of the Commission’s buildings has complicated potential energy savings, particularly when it comes to deep renovation work.
Post date: 1 Lug 2013
Type: News