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Webinar: Accelerating integrated energy systems for a climate-neutral EU - 9 October

EURACTIV invites you to this Stakeholder Workshop to discuss the path towards the integration of the EU’s energy sectors. Questions will include:   - How can sector coupling help achieve the EU climate goals?   - How can renewables be used most...

PLEA 2020 Abstract deadline extended 35th Passive and Low Energy Architecture and Urban Design Conference

Due to multiple requests, the deadline for PLEA 2020's call for abstracts has now been extended.   The new deadline for extended abstracts is the 30th of September 2019.   Please check PLEA2020 website at www.plea2020.org  for further submission ...

Australia sets 20 % renewable target for 2020

Energy efficient refurbishment: Ruins of a pre-war holiday building to become most energy efficient youth hostel

The energy efficient retrofit concept is based on a reduction of the primary energy need to a third of the German requirements for new buildings and on the environmental friendly supply of the remaining need including the neutralisation of...

US and China announce collaboration on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Under the agreement, the United States and China will exchange experts and technicians to learn from each other's experiences with efficient building technologies, including: high-performance HVAC, insulation, lighting, cold storage,...

Green light given on eco-town sites in Britain

Solar power station with 1400 MW helps to meet energy challenges of Reunion Island

It was necessary to meet two key challenges: the limited amount of land available for the erection of the PV panels; and extreme weather and geological conditions. Engineers had to take into account cyclonic weather patterns when it came...

New Joint Ministerial Decisions signed in Greece regarding the installation of photovoltaic systems in households

Newest statistics on economic value of European solar thermal industry

Solar thermal creates economic benefits on two different levels: it reduces the costs associated with burning imported fossil fuels or using electricity for heating and cooling. And it creates jobs and economic wealth in the production,...

German minister for buildings presents plus energy exhibition house

The used energy efficiency technologies include new insulation materials, high efficient windows and phase change material as well as efficient energy supply technologies like a micro combined heat and power unit, fuel cells, heat pump and...