Since 2001, the Ashden Awards have showcased practical, local energy solutions that cut carbon, protect the environment, reduce poverty and improve people’s lives in the UK and developing world. The 2013 Ashden Conference will be an opportunity to hear from this year’s fantastic Ashden Awards finalists and learn what needs to happen next to take sustainable energy into the mainstream.
19 Jun 2013
Prague, Czech republic
With increasing energy prices, dependency on fuel supplies from unstable regions and problems in agriculture, the energy independence of municipalities and regions generates multiple benefits. Energy independence also contributes to environment protection and energy safety. Specific examples from the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria will provide illustrative case studies . Representatives of these municipalities and regions will present their approaches to decreasing energy dependency.
Promotion of the COVENANT OF MAYORS,EE,RES and activities connect directly with citizens, to inform and raise their awareness on the extent of energy issues,and with stakeholders at local and county level. Main events and activities: painting contest-GREEN ENERGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, FORUM FOR ENERGY, GREEN TRACK & GREEN MARCH, OUTDOOR EDUCATIONAL & ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES, AWARENESS RAISING ACTIVITIES targeting the citizens about eco-driving, saving energy & selective waste collection.
Mark your diary for one of this year’s leading events dedicated to energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions! From 24 to 28 June 2013, the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place across Europe. Each year hundreds of organisations and individuals participate in EUSEW by hosting Energy Day activities that promote energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.
24 Jun 2013
PAdova and Due Carrare, Italy
A workhsop to underline the importance of gnerating Joint SEAP for small municipalities
25 Jun 2013
The event provides the possibility for 18 local municipalities of the South Transdanubian Region of Hungary to join the Covenant of Mayors initiative. These settlements undertake to contribute to the achievement of the goals of the EU2020 strategy by reducing their CO2 emissions by at least 20% until 2020. During the workshop experts will present the benefits of the adhesion, and highlight the duties of the municipalities regarding the compilation of the Baseline Emission Inventory and SEAP.
25 Jun 2013
Local and regional authorities have a key role to play in sustainable energy management and in driving the energy transition. However, financing energy investments remains a challenge at the local level. This event will showcase concrete examples from local and regional authorities which have succeeded in finding innovative ways to finance sustainable energy with the support of the European institutions, the private and financial sectors, and citizens.
25 Jun 2013
Lighting accounts for 14% of the energy consumption in Europe. LED technologies are emerging but still need some strong and proven case studies to be rolled-out at a large scale. To this end the EC co-financed 2 demonstration projects for lighting 8 prestigious areas and buildings around Europe reaching out to more than 13 million visitors. The pilot projects demonstrate the high quality and flexibility LED offers as well as the energy savings and pollution reduction it brings about.
25 Jun 2013
This conference is organized within the framework of European Union Sustainable Energy Week 2013 to present the latest researches and results about used cooking oil to biodiesel chain. It will be focused on issues like UCO collection, promotional and awareness campaigns, users behaviour, UCO transformation, legal framework or biodiesel market perspectives. It is specially aimed to UCO collectors, biodiesel producers, local/regional authorities, decision makers, regulatory authorities, etc.
26 Jun 2013
The ManagEnergy Networking Event will also enable an open discussion on the current and future needs and expectations of Energy Agencies in terms of financing as well as how European funding streams can best respond to them. This will be an interactive event leaving much room for discussion. It will be led by a moderator. For each topic interesting case examples will feed the discussion. The total number of participants will be limited.
This event will be integrated in the European Union Sustainable Energy Week. The event will focus on the targets established in the municipality, reflected in the sustainable Action plan and the dissemination of bankable projects. Additionally topics addressing financing possibilities either at European or national level will be addressed.
26 Jun 2013
The Energy Efficient Buildings Association organises an event on "Innovation in Energy Efficiency buildings and districts for smart built environment" in the framework of EUSEW on 26 June 2013 from 9:00 to 13:00 at the Committee of the Regions (Rue Belliard 99-101, B-1040 Brussels - room JDE 52). The key theme of this event is Energy Efficiency specifically focused on buildings and districts, and the built environment in general.
27 Jun 2013
ACHIEVE and EC LINC partners, with the support of ManagEnergy, are organising in Brussels, on the 27th of June in the morning, the workshop “Discover concrete solutions on how to tackle fuel poverty within your territory!” to present the methodology of their projects, and to share their tools, recommendations and experience on how to tackle fuel poverty with local authorities and operators interested in implementing such home visits service.
27 Jun 2013
This conference focuses on the concrete experience of 4 local and regional authorities funded by MLEI PDA. MLEI PDA (Mobilising Local Energy Investments - Project Development Assistance) is an initiative of the Intelligent Energy Europe programme which supports local and regional authorities to launch investments based on innovative and highly replicable approaches. 16 projects have been launched since 2012, representing €381 million in investments.
The event aims to be a special moment for European institutions, experts, media players and youngsters to gather and share experiences and ideas on energy efficiency and renewables. It is also a special occasion to present the Energy Bits cross-media outputs, especially conceived to engage young target groups through the most innovative communication tools. Join the Energy Bits Consortium and challenge yourself with the Serious Game, experience what youngsters do about energy efficiency....
An important new conference to explore the fast expanding concept of 'collective car' provision and ways of integrating new forms of car ownership and use within total urban mobility.
To make your SEAP a good working tool, you need to do this: –Know your baseline well. –SEAP development process,how to settle a working group, get proper support from politicians/city council/relevant Heads within the administration, setting relevant targets and actions etc. –Funding, how can you find extra funding for your actions. –Stakeholder involvement – insure that set targets and actions feelrelevant to all parties involved and make them feel responsible for their part of the work.
International scientific conference to be held in Lausanne, Switzerland under the heading "CleanTech for Smart Cities & Buildings – From Nano to Urban Scale". CISBAT 2013 offers an international platform for the presentation and discussion of innovative research and development in sustainable building design, covering a wide range of subjects from solar nanotechnologies to the simulation of buildings and urban areas. Call for papers until 31.1.2013.
06 Sep 2013
This Conference will provide an overview of green technologies and IP in the energy sector, IP risk protection strategies and dispute resolution options. Practitioners will present their experience with contract negotiations and dispute resolution, including licensing, assignments, mergers & acquisitions, or research and development collaborations. Specific information will be provided on financing options for green technology projects in the EU (Horizon2020).
The event will mainly focus aspects of financing of SEAP's projects through european Financing opportunities.
The multi mobile day targets more than 50.000 employees of Hannoveranian companies like VWN, TUI, Ricoh, the City of Hannover and many more. The aim is to come to work in an almost climate friendly way by bike, train or by a car sharing group. A central event is planned on the Trammplatz, the place in front of the Town Hall Hannover.
20 Sep 2013
Meeting of the German Covenant Club Workshop on new CoM monitoring process during the Climate Days in Herten
The IEA Solar Heating & Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) and the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF) have decided to combine forces to organise in 2013 what will be one of the largest solar thermal conferences worldwide. The SHC 2013 will take place on 23-25 September in Freiburg, Germany and bring together stakeholders from the industry, representatives from public authorities, energy agencies, researchers and many more!
24 Sep 2013
Regions and municipalities play a key role in the development of renewable energy. As a major energy consumer, a planning and approval body, a property owner and an example for citizens, they have significant influence on the supply of energy. In the area of municipal conferences, the ‚100% Renewable Energy Regions‘ congress series is unique. With more than 800 participants, the event is Germany‘s biggest municipal congress for renewable energy in regions and municipalities.
25 Sep 2013
Bad Krozingen, Germany
Since the first International Conference on Solar Air Conditioning which took place in 2005 in Bad Staffelstein in Germany, solar cooling technology has faced a lot of changes and evolutions. For this conference, because Solar air conditioning is stricto sensu Solar energy as the main energy driver to do air conditioning, a brand new topic will be initiated: PV driven solar air conditioning systems. The 5th conference is coming back to Germany to Bad Krozingen.
26 Sep 2013
Basic message of Sustexpo 2013 and ambitious aim of the organization: energy close at hand. Visitors will get the chance to look within the most innovative RES and RUE technologies and to know the modern strategies aimed at environmental protection and sustainable development. Sustexpo will also see a high participation of students from schools of Abruzzo Region. They will have the chance to learn about BAT – Best Available Technologies in the field of renewable energy sources and energy saving.
reMINDset is an international convention about SUSTAINABILITY. During the convention will be featured ideas and proposals, cases history and best practices about the SUSTAINABILITY concept areas, according to the following key issues: green economy, technological innovation, new rewarding mechanisms for virtuous enterprises.
30 Sep 2013
The EU PVSEC is the largest international Conference for Photovoltaic Research and Technologies, Industries and Applications, and at the same time a leading international PV Industry Exhibition. It gathers the global PV community to conduct business, to network and to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations in Photovoltaics. Conference: 30 September - 04 October 2013 (Monday - Friday), Exhibition: 01 - 03 October 2013 (Tuesday - Thursday)
Following the great success of the first conference CROENERGY2011 organized in cooperation with the Croatian Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund and FEDARENE last year in Cavtat, the second CROENERGY2013 conference will be held in Tuheljske toplice (WELL Hotel). The conference program will include IEE SUSTAINCO project (Sustainable Energy for Rural Communities) workshop regarding the obligation of EPBD Directive (2010/31/EU) implementation in Croatia.
Since 2007 the Local Renewables conference series represents an international forum for discussion and exchange among policy-makers from various level of government, energy experts, energy services providers, researchers and business representatives. Every year the Local Renewables Conference analyses a different topic linked to renewable energy.
Find your “energy thieves” and how get to get rid of them - exploring the Örebro tool
Ecobouwers Opendeur - visit today the houses of tomorrow - is a Doors Open Days event taking place in the weekends of 1, 2, 3 and 9, 10, 11 November in Flanders and Brussels. You get get non-commercial hands-on-experience with nearly zero energy buildings. During a visit, you will get to know the living, working and building experiences of the owners and builders. Visits are free but subscription on the website is mandatory. Visit more than 150 houses.
07 Nov 2013
Prioriterre organises visits of energy efficient buildings in Haute-Savoie to enable people have direct experiences of these buildings to inspire them to adopt nearly zero energy ambitions when designing, buying or refurbishing their own buildings. Approximately 30 residential buildings and 10 public and tertiary buildings which incorporate nearly zero energy design features will open their doors to the general public and professional publics
08 Nov 2013
Kalmar, Kronoberg and Blekinge Counties, Sweden
We will organise doors open days in 10 EU countries in November 2013 and 2014. During these events both public and private actors can visit new and refurbished houses and public buildings, highlighting nearly zero energy standards. The Swedish events takes mainly place in Kalmar, Kronoberg and Blekinge Counties. In Sweden the initative is supported by IEE and by the Swedish Energy Agency.
08 Nov 2013
"Skoraj ničenergijske hiše: Že danes obiščite hiše prihodnosti« je projekt, ki ga je finančno podprla Evropska komisija v okviru programa Intelligent Energy Europe. Širši javnosti želimo omogočiti obisk novih in prenovljenih stavb, s poudarkom na skoraj ničenergijskih standardih. Osrednja ideja je, da bodo obiskovalci dobili uporabne in neodvisne izkušnje na področju skoraj nič-energijskih stavb. Med obiskom se bodo seznanili z življenjskimi, delovnimi in gradbenimi izkušnjami lastnikov stavb.
08 Nov 2013
Ljubljana and nationwide, Slovenia
During Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Open Doors Slovenia 2013, approximately 20 residential buildings and 10 public/commercial buildings which incorporate nearly zero energy design features will open their doors to the general public and building professionals. The objective is to enable people have direct experiences of these buildings to inspire them to adopt nearly zero energy ambitions when designing, buying or refurbishing their own buildings.
During Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Open Doors Ireland 2013, approximately 30-40 residential buildings and 10-15 public/ commercial buildings which incorporate nearly zero energy design features will open their doors to the general public and building professionals. The objective is to enable people have direct experiences of these buildings to inspire them to adopt nearly zero energy ambitions when designing, buying or refurbishing their own buildings.
15 Nov 2013
The NZEB Open Doors Days campaign wants to give hands-on-experience with nearly zero energy buildings (NZEB) to the broad public and public authorities. We will organise doors open days in 10 EU countries including Malta in November 2013 and 2014. During these events both public and private actors can visit new and refurbished houses and public buildings, highlighting nearly zero energy standards.
15 Nov 2013
Upper Austria, Austria
The Nearly Zero Energy Buildings 2013 Open Door Days in Upper Austria will take place from 15 till 16 of November. During these days, approximately 25 residential buildings and 15 public buildings, which incorporate nearly zero energy design features will open their doors to the general public and building professionals. The objective is to make the public aware of the energy efficient building and refurbishment and future requirements regarding NZEB building standard.
22 Nov 2013
Kalmar, Kronoberg and Blekinge Counties, Sweden
During Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Open Doors Sweden 2013, approximately 30-40 residential buildings and 10-15 public/ commercial buildings which incorporate nearly zero energy design features will open their doors to the general public and building professionals. The objective is to enable people have direct experiences of these buildings to inspire them to adopt nearly zero energy ambitions when designing, buying or refurbishing their own buildings. 8-9 and 22-23 November