energy policy

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People’s well-being, industrial competitiveness and the overall functioning of society are dependent on safe, secure, sustainable and affordable energy. The energy infrastructure which will power citizens’ homes, industry and services in 2050, as well as the buildings which people will use, are being designed and built now. The pattern of energy production and use in 2050 is already being set.
Post date: 2 Apr 2012
Type: Publication

"It is the broadest, the greenest and the most longterm energy agreement that has ever been reached in Denmark. In our everyday political work, the parties are different shades of red and blue. But together we have laid down the foundation for a green future," says Martin Lidegaard, Minister for Climate, Energy and Building.
Post date: 2 Apr 2012
Type: News

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Post date: 15 Mar 2012
Type: News

 Aims and Objectives:    KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau) is a promotional bank in the Federal Republic of Germany which supports change and encourages forward-looking ideas in Germany, Europe and throughout the world.Implementation Timeframe:
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: Caso

 Aims and Objectives:   This Government scheme is targeted at combating fuel poverty inthe privately owned and rented property sector in England. It aims to make homes warmer, healthier and more energy efficient. The scheme consists of a grant developed as part of the UK’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (published in November 2001) through which up to £3,500 (€4107) is given per applicant for housing improvements related to insulation and heating.Implementation Timeframe:
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: Caso

 Aims and Objectives:   One of the nine federal states in Austria, the state of Upper Austria which borders Germany and the Czech Republic, announced that by 2030 all electricity and space heating will be met by renewable energy sources. It was recognised that in order to achieve this target extensive improvements in energy efficiency were essential. The region passed an Energy Efficiency Strategy in 2004 with the aim to increase energy efficiency by 1% each year, and 1.5% in the public sector until 2010.Implementation Timeframe:
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: Caso

 Aims and Objectives:   British Telecom Italia wanted to create a system to cool their hardware centre which contained several hardware systems. Their aim was to introduce a system which is environmentally friendly and financially viableImplementation Timeframe:unknownHow it Works: 
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: Caso

 Aims and Objectives:   To help new, more efficient boilers penetrate the market and break through the first cost barrier and to increase their share of the boilers market from 15% to 33%.Implementation Timeframe:1999 – 2001How it Works:  A subsidy scheme was introduced in 1999 to improve the market share of gas fired condensing boilers. The Danish Energy Agency gave a bonus of 2.500 DKK (€335.21) or a rebate of the same amount for purchases of a new condensing gas boiler.
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
Type: Caso

Policies That Work analyzes energy, transportation, andclimate policies from around the world to determine which work, which don’t, and why. Written by leading policy and technical experts in the ClimateWorks Network, the Policies That Work reports provide an analytical framework to help government leaders evaluate proposed policies in terms of their economic benefits and effectiveness in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Post date: 13 Feb 2012
Type: Publication