On-site renewable energy sources

Call for sessions at EUSEW 2020 - extended until 27 January

Did you add energy goals to your New Year’s resolutions list? Why not start 2020 off by sharing them at the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)?    EUSEW 2020 will be an extremely special week-long event, running from 22 to 26 June...

Retrofitting district heating systems: contributing to long-term renovation strategies

The EU Energy Efficiency Directive requires Member States to submit long-term strategies for mobilising investment in the renovation of building stock within their National Energy Efficiency Plans. Recent changes to the Energy Performance of...

European funds to make Welsh homes more energy efficient

Mr Jones said, "Making homes more energy efficient is a key part in our ambitions to reduce Wales’ carbon footprint. I am delighted that for the first time we will be able to use European funding to help those who most need it make...

New EU-funded project targets 'home-made energy'

The system is based on concentrated solar power technology, in which parabola-shaped troughs concentrate the sun's rays on to a receiver that converts the solar energy into heat. A tracking mechanism allows these devices to follow the sun...

New York: $40 million in stimulus funding for state energy program projects

The projects, which were competitively selected through the State Energy Program, represent the program's second round of funding that will total $74 million. Additional awards are expected to be made before the end of the year. Measures...

EU Commission adopts biomass sustainability report

Günther Oettinger, Commissioner responsible for Energy, said: "B iomass is one of the most important resources for reaching our renewable energy targets. It already contributes more than half of renewable energy consumption in the EU,...

Presentations and video recordings from the IEE Info Day are available for download

Registration to European Sustainable Energy Week 2010 is now open

Organised by European Commission's Directorate General for Energy, the European Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation, the European Institutions, major energy actors and private companies, the EUSEW is the key annual event of the...

German minister for environment presents key points for the new feed-in tariffs for PV generated energy

Further information on the background of the planned reduction, but also on the planned adjustment of the tariffs can be found (in German) at:http://www.bmu.de/erneuerbare/energien/doc/45543.php

New tariffs in France for electricity produced from renewable energy sources

Additional information for other renewable energy sources: The solar photovoltaic ground facilities will still benefit from a tariff of 0.314 €/kWh. In addition, for solar PV ground facilities of more than 250 kWpeak, the price will now...