Access to energy consumption data is vital to establish sound baseline emission inventories and identify areas with the greatest potential for reducing energy savings, enabling effective energy planning. The MESHARTILITY project is working to advance energy data access.
REMOURBAN - a REgeneration MOdel for accelerating the smart URBAN transformation - is exploiting the convergence between ICT, mobility and energy to improve quality of life.
A new European energy awareness campaign from Intelligent Energy Europe has just taken off. SMERGY aims to support young adults from 18 –29 to make an energy-smart start to adult life.
This March, the Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin) will open its doors to schoolchildren from all over the region. For one week over 2 500 kids aged between 10 and 13 will walk the hallways of this prestigious university, eat in the canteen with adults, and flood the lecture halls.
The Traffic Snake Game (TSG) team has lots to celebrate this month, with the results of their first year as a pan-European network just in, and the addition of a new project partner – Vekso, who will act as a national focal point in Denmark.
A new network of Energy and Managing Authorities (EMA) set up by the Commission met for the first time in Brussels on 16-17 March 2015.
On 22 May 2014, beneficiaries of IEE projects dealing with bioenergy, along with colleagues from the European Commission, EASME and other bioenergy stakeholders, met in Brussels to present and discuss the Impacts & Achievements of IEE-II (2007-2013) Bioenergy projects.
The goal of a resilient Energy Union with an ambitious climate policy at its core is to give EU consumers - households and businesses - secure, sustainable, competitive and affordable energy. Achieving this goal will require a fundamental transformation of Europe's energy system.
Investor Confidence Project Europe can help curb emissions from buildings 90% by 2050
The REScoop 20-20-20 project is holding its final conference later this month. Outputs from the project, including the Handbook on investment schemes for REScoop [renewable energy cooperatives] projects, are paving the way for large scale community power schemes.
WARSAW—ManagEnergy held a workshop in the Polish capital this week for the future advisers of the county's new national energy advisory service. The event was organised with the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (NFOŚiGW), the main architects of the advisory service.
Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015
Today, the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) co-convened by the European Commission and UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) launched its final report “Energy Efficiency – the first fuel for the EU Economy: How to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments”.
The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) convened by the European Commission and UNEP Finance Initiative recently launched its final report Energy Efficiency – the first fuel for the EU Economy: How to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments. The international landmark study is the result of 16 months of work of more than 120 active participants representing finance, policy makers, the buildings sector, industry, SMEs and energy efficiency market participants.
The IEE project ‘Streetlight-EPC’ has produced three documents for a practical step-by-step guidance to municipalities and ESCOs on financing streetlight refurbishment through EPC: a guide, a checklist, and FAQs.
BUILD UP is the European portal for energy efficiency in buildings. It raises the awareness of the energy saving potential in buildings and connects building professionals with local authorities.
The portal offers news, events, case studies, publications and webinars on the effective implementation of energy-saving measures in buildings.
BUILD UP encourages professionals from across the EU to post and share their best practices. To make the portal work better, the portal invites its users to fill in a survey.
The S3 Platform is looking for examples on successful interregional and transnational R&I partnerships implementing past and current innovation strategies (for smart specialisation) in order to set a base for shared learning and to facilitate better connectivity between the R&I partners in different countries and regions.