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The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 15 Gen 2019
Type: News

The project “Energiewende twinning towns” is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and carried out by the Renewables Energies Agency and the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform. It aims at deepening or initiating exchanges between cities or communities that intend to cooperate in the renewable energy field.  
Post date: 14 Gen 2019
Type: News

Several Mediterranean islands are not connected to the main electricity grid yet meaning that independent local grids cater for their power requirements, mainly using imported fossil fuels whose resources scarcity, especially during the high-demand summer months, is a significant challenge. Seasonal variability in power demand, fuel price volatility, as well as a growing tourism development, impose some additional complexity.  
Post date: 9 Gen 2019
Type: Publication

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s recent report gave a stark warning that current pledges from governments are not enough to avoid dangerous levels of climate change. In order to avoid this, we need to be aiming for a maximum of 1.5 degrees of warming above pre-industrial levels.  
Post date: 7 Gen 2019
Type: News

HRE4 provided new capacity and skills for lead-users in the heating and cooling sector by developing the data, tools, methodologies and results necessary to quantify the impact of implementing more energy efficient measures on both the demand and supply side of the sector.  
Post date: 20 Dic 2018
Type: Evento

Are you an innovative and highly qualified energy service provider or promoter? Have you implemented a successful and pioneering sustainable energy project? Then apply to the European Energy Service Award (EESA) 2019!   The closing date for applications is 15 January 2019. The reference period of submitted applications must be the calender year 2017/2018.   The EESA will be awarded in the following categories:   1. Best European Energy Service Promoter
Post date: 19 Dic 2018
Type: News

The Paris rulebook will enable the Parties to the Paris Agreement to implement, track and progressively enhance their contributions to tackling climate change, in order to meet the Agreement's long-term goals.   EU action
Post date: 18 Dic 2018
Type: News

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!  
Post date: 11 Dic 2018
Type: News

“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to see that we can do so much better,” she said, emphasizing that “we need to raise the bar in energy-efficient, green buildings and far better practice in construction.”  
Post date: 10 Dic 2018
Type: News

The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of this report include:  
Post date: 10 Dic 2018
Type: Publication