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“EU pathways to a decarbonised building sector” - How replacing inefficient heating systems can help reach the EU climate ambitions.   This report, focuses on the European residential heating sector in an effort to provide an answer to the question: “If the trend of modernisation of heating is accelerated, would carbon dioxide emissions from the heating sector decrease to such a level that can help achieve the EU 2030 climate targets?”  
Post date: 19 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

  On 5 July 2016, the European Commission launched three Horizon Prizes to encourage innovation and find solutions to challenges in the area of energy.   Worth a total of €3.25 million and funded under Horizon 2020 -the EU's research and innovation programme- the prizes will reward three innovative approaches:  
Post date: 8 Iul 2016
Type: Știri

  A number of European NGOs have published two guides on the Energy Efficiency First principle: one explaining what it means and the other what governance structure is needed to realise it.  
Post date: 21 Iun 2016
Type: Știri

Ten near-term actions the European Commission should take to make Efficiency First a reality   “Efficiency First” (E1st) is the fundamental principle around which the development of the EU’s energy system should be designed. It means considering the potential for efficiency (including energy savings and demand response) in all decision-making related to energy, and prioritising efficiency improvements when they are more cost-effective or valuable than power generation, grids and pipelines and fuel supplies.  
Post date: 21 Iun 2016
Type: Publication

  Driving Competitiveness, Energy Security and Decarbonisation through increased Energy Productivity    
Post date: 21 Iun 2016
Type: Publication

During the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) meeting that took place in San Francisco on 1-2 June 2016, world’s energy and business leaders announced actions to help spur the implementation of Paris Commitments. In this context, a number of new campaigns on energy efficiency and renewable energies were launched to accelerate the global deployment of technologies.  
Post date: 6 Iun 2016
Type: Știri

  On 2nd June 2016, during the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in San Francisco, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the US Department of Energy (DoE) signed a collaboration arrangement focused on scientific cooperation on clean energy and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 6 Iun 2016
Type: Știri

CLEAR stands for Consumers Learn Engage Adopt Renewable Energy Technologies. It is an international project guiding consumers actively through all the stages leading to the purchase of domestic renewable and low-carbon energy technologies, lowering barriers to buying these and raising consumers’ capacity to take informed decisions.  
Post date: 6 Iun 2016
Type: Legătură

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EEST  
Post date: 31 Mai 2016
Type: Event

Initiated by the French association for the development of low carbon buildings (Association pour le développement du Bâtiment Bas Carbone-BBCA), the BBCA label for new office buildings was launched. This voluntary label attests the exemplary nature of the building carbon footprint. 
Post date: 30 Mai 2016
Type: Știri