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QUEST project newsletter #3

The 3rd newsletter of QUEST project is out!   Contents included are the following:   Online Predictive Tool for Quality Management Services for buildings ready for testing! QUEST presentation at Sustainable Places 2020...

Belgique : 600 millions d’euros pour la construction soutenable et l’isolation thermique des écoles en Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) et la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (FWB) annoncent la conclusion d’un accord de prêt de 600 millions d’euros, dont une première partie de 300 millions a été formalisée ce jour, pour la construction...

QUEST project newsletter #3

The 3rd newsletter of QUEST project is out!   Contents included are the following:   Online Predictive Tool for Quality Management Services for buildings ready for testing! QUEST presentation at Sustainable Places...

Belgique : 600 millions d’euros pour la construction soutenable et l’isolation thermique des écoles en Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) et la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (FWB) annoncent la conclusion d’un accord de prêt de 600 millions d’euros, dont une première partie de 300 millions a été formalisée ce jour, pour la...

Closing the gap on energy efficiency investments

The Commission officially launched a new, revamped website for the EU-UN initiative Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG), which aims at addressing the investment gap on energy efficiency.   The objective of the new...

Five pathways for decarbonising heating and cooling

“If we intend to take the Paris Agreement seriously, we will have to accelerate the deployment of renewable technologies in heating and cooling.”   This statement by REN21 Executive Director Rana Adib during a webinar in late November...

EU leaders agree on budget, green recovery funds, 55% emission cut goal

  The European Council approved the European Union’s EUR 1.82 trillion seven-year funding package and sent it to the European Parliament. The regular budget is worth EUR 1.07 trillion and the remaining EUR 750 billion is a recovery...

Professors say coal already uncompetitive, energy transition must accelerate in region

Participants at a roundtable on how to accelerate the energy transition in the region and Serbia agreed that the move toward renewable sources is necessary and more cost effective than to build or even maintain the capacity for the...

EEnvest newsletter #3

The 3rd newsletter of EEnvest project is out!   The contents included in the issue are the following: Interview with Miguel Casas, Energinvest Interview with Dimitris Ntimos, IES Workshop on De-risking energy efficiency...

SUNShINE builds a project pipeline of € 25M for deep renovation of multi-family buildings in Latvia

A project pipeline of over 30 buildings has been developed by the project of which five have been fully renovated. Like many other Eastern European countries, Latvia has a significant stock of multi-family buildings that were built between...