Financing, socio-economics


RenOnBill project

RenOnBill aims to scale up investments towards deep energy renovations of residential buildings by promoting the development and implementation of on-bill schemes, based on the cooperation between energy utilities and financial institutions.

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   RenOnBill has chosen four focus countries - Germany, Italy, Lithuania and Spain – in order to capture to an extent the differences that can be encountered when replicating on-bill...

ACE Policy Seminar "Quality Architectural Services for a Sustainable Built Environment" and Opening of the Exhibition "20 Architectural Projects Against Climate Change"

The European Ministers for Culture endorsed last year the Davos Declaration, pointing out “a trend towards a loss of quality in (...) the built environment (..) all over Europe, evident in the trivialisation of construction, the lack of...

The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) is organising on Wednesday 2 October 2019 in the European Parliament two events aiming to discuss and showcase solutions that architecture can offer for a sustainable and high-...

Scaling up investments towards deep energy renovations of residential buildings in Europe through on bill schemes: the H2020 project RenOnBill officially kicks off

In order to achieve the European Commission’s long-term energy vision for 2050, yearly energy investments in the EU need to almost double  and of these, energy efficiency improvements in residential buildings represent more than half. Deep...

Rapporto Annuale sull’Efficienza Energetica 2019

Dal 2011 al 2018 i risparmi energetici ottenuti grazie a misure di efficienza energetica sono stati pari a 10,4 Mtep/anno di energia finale, pari al il 67% dell’obiettivo al 2020 previsto dal Piano d’Azione Nazionale per l'Efficienza...

Covenant of Mayors – C-Track 50 Greek Energy Info Day

The C-Track 50 project is partnering with the Covenant of Mayors – Europe for a day on long-term energy planning at municipality level.

In the 2050 EU Energy Strategy, the EU has set a long-term goal for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80-95% when compared to 1990 levels, in line with the efforts of the Paris Agreement to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°...

Climate action in Latin America: EIB and EDPR support the development of renewable energy in Brazil

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will facilitate EUR 150m to EDPR Brazil, the local subsidiary of EDP Renovaveis (EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector, to support the development of wind and solar power generation plants...

Embodied Carbon and Circular Economy – act on it! Webinar

Embodied Carbon & Circular Economy Road Tour, 
World Green Building Week, 23-29 Sept.

Welcome to the Embodied Carbon and Circular Economy – act on it! online meeting. This Online Expert Meeting is part of One Click LCA’s Road Tour during the World Green Building Week.   This webinar is free and open to all interested...

Financing a sustainable European economy

Final report 2018 by the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. Secretariat provided by the European Commission.

The European Commission established the EU High-Level Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) to help develop an overarching and comprehensive EU roadmap on sustainable finance. It requested advice on how to ‘steer the flow of capital towards...