Feedback from the ground shows that in most Member States while Green Targets are Going Up - Budgets for refurbishment are going down. Can the new energy efficiency directive help to address this glaring contradiction?
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"The cost to install solar panels has reduced substantially since the Solar Credits mechanism was first announced in December 2008, driven by a strong economy, a high dollar and falling technology costs," Mr Combet said. "In this time, demand for solar installations has also increased rapidly, as the out-of-pocket cost to households has dropped and generous State and Territory feed-in tariffs have provided additional support to households. As a result, the phase out of the Solar Credits multiplier will be brought forward by one year, from:5 to 4 on 1 July 2011;
Post date: 2 Dec 2010
Scaling-up investment in energy efficiency is essential to achieving a sustainable energy future. Despite energy efficiency’s recognized advantages as a bankable investment with immense climate change mitigation benefits, most of the energy efficiency (EE) potential remains untapped and the investment gap to achieve climate goals is tremendous. This report seeks to improve understanding as to why this is so, and what can be done about it.
Post date: 1 Dec 2010
The feed-in tariffs in France and Germany have been cut. The latest issue dena-Subsidy Overview EU-27 Photovoltaic reports on the new tariffs and eligibility criteria. In Greece the new Law on Accelerating the Development of Renewable Energy Sources to Deal with Climate Change was enacted to set out the tariff levels for PV systems for the next few years.
Post date: 5 Noi 2010
According to the Danish Climate Commission such a scheme must contain the following elements:
- Each year building owners must pay an amount into an energy savings account linked to the specific building. The scheme will apply to all buildings; private as well as public
- The annual payment into the account is determined per square metre of heated area on the basis of the energy standard of the building, which is determined on the basis of the building’s rating on the A-G scale under the energy labelling scheme. Buildings with top rating will not have to pay.
Post date: 11 Oct 2010
The new edition also includes more expert analysis from our sponsors to increase the value of the document as an industry guide, as well as case studies based on clients’ experiences to illustrate how both landlords and tenants can achieve better environmental performance.
Post date: 7 Oct 2010