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Sustainable Places 2020

Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days in...

Horizon 2020 project nominated for the prestigious Zukunftspreis for innovation, using CO2 as a raw material to make plastics

Dr Christoph Gürtler, Prof Walter Leitner and Dr Berit Stange have have proven that CO2 currently emitted by industries to the atmosphere could be turned into tangible and marketable materials for future products. Researchers and industry have...

Making use of excess heat: Assessment methodology for urban excess heat recovery solutions

A large amount of low-temperature urban excess heat sources is available to play a fundamental role in the decarbonisation of the heating sector, including the present and future of district heating networks. Learn more about how to...

DG Energy September Newsletter

September newsletter is out!   Top stories EU energy in figures: Key energy data in your pocket   Other news Almost €1.4 billion requested in Horizon 2020 energy funding EIB and UniCredit Bank Austria...

Call for Papers & Speakers - WSED 2021

Get involved in the WSED 2021   Take the opportunity and share your work, projects, research results, achievements, ideas and insights with the worldwide sustainable energy community! The following options are available...

On- and Offshore Wind Energy in Belgium and in Germany

Wind energy has become a central pillar to the transition to low carbon energy usage. Belgium plans to further expand its onshore capacities to 3.5 GW by 2030.   In 2019, Germany and Belgium ranked among the top 4 in terms of offshore...

GE Renewable Energy supplying wind turbines to multiple sites in Turkey and Vietnam

Today, GE Renewable Energy announced that it has completed the installation and commissioning of the 53-MW Kirazli and 32-MW Meryem wind farms in Turkey.    These wind farms are part of a larger order made with Turkerler and RT Enerjito to...

Anatomy of a Sustainable City

Imagine a city with more walkers and bikers than cars, where buildings are all run off of solar power and designed with living ecosystems inside of them and city landscaping doubles as edible plants for the hungry.    While this may seem...

District Heating and Cooling – A Key Element of Energy System Integration

Energy System Integration is a key initiative of the Green Deal, highlighted in the new European Commission Strategy on Energy System Integration. Read more about the important role of district heating and cooling in this initiative, and...

CHESS SETUP Outcomes

After many months of hard work between all the 10 partners, CHESS SETUP H2020 funded project is coming to an end with an overall success.   CHESS SETUP was born with the idea to respond to the increasing heating and...