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Understanding transport poverty Transport poverty refers to a lack of adequate transport services necessary to access general services and work, or to the inability to pay for these transport services. Intertwined with social...
Green Deal Going Local Handbook Giving local and regional authorities guidance for the green transition. This Handbook is a component of the Committee of the Regions' 'Green Deal Going Local' campaign that aims at...
The missing ‘why’ – how narratives can improve energy... The Energy Efficiency Watch 4 project shares its latest conclusions on the missing “why” of energy efficiency. The main findings have been condensed into a Narratives Brochure, for the benefit of...
Guidebook for improved and converging Energy Performance... Discover the QualDeEPC Guidebook which provides a detailed description of the set of practical concepts, policy proposals, and tools for an enhanced EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) scheme toward...
An Introductory Guide to Understanding and Addressing... The “EPAH Handbooks: A Guide to Understanding and Addressing Energy Poverty” is a series of practical guidebooks for local governments and practitioners to ensure that the social dimensions of the...
Citizens can contribute to Europe's energy transition Citizens, institutions and businesses can help deploy renewable energy and reduce fuel imports by becoming prosumers who both produce and consume energy. A European Environment Agency (EEA) report,...
Bringing the Green Deal into our living spaces - LIFE and... The New European Bauhaus has sustainability, beauty and inclusiveness at its heart. These three principles can put Europe on a path to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. LIFE can make an important...
Digitalization in Urban Energy Systems Consultants think there are three layers of smartness in a city. The first one is technologies; the second one change of behaviour (physical and social); the last one is intelligence that should be...
Innovation fund progress report Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council, August 2022
OECD blended finance guidance for clean energy Meeting the Paris Agreement goals will require a huge and rapid scaling of finance from all sources towards climate action. The scale of the challenge is such that all sources of finance – public,...
The Secretariat provides guidelines to tackle energy poverty Effectively tackling the multifaceted challenge of energy poverty has become more urgent than ever.
Life and the Climate Pact The EU is striving to become climate-neutral by 2050. Involving people, communities and organisations is key to achieving this ambitious target, and in 2020, the EU launched the European Climate Pact...
The climate impact of buildings is too high, according to... The newly developed EU Buildings Climate Tracker finds that the EU is facing a growing gap in advancing towards climate neutrality in the sector.
Are green loans less risky than a better energy performance... The quantitative relationship between energy efficiency improvements and lower probability of default of associated loans and increased value of the underlying assets
Citizen financing as a mechanism for financing sustainable... This module covers basic information on citizen financing, including definition, characteristics, opportunities and barriers, while, also, providing step-by-step guidelines on how projects can be...
Financing schemes for the energy performance of public... This module covers all these interventions falling under two or more thematic modules; climate change adaption; local electricity production e.g. wind power, hydroelectric power, photovoltaic; and...
Financing schemes for public lighting  This module covers the provision of public lighting, such as street lighting and traffic lights owned or operated by public authorities.
Financing schemes for sustainable transportation systems  This module covers the provision of and management of mass transit by public authorities. as well as private transport.
Financing schemes to encourage energy efficiency in private... This module covers buildings and facilities owned, managed or controlled by private individuals. This refers to the tertiary sector (services), such as the private companies, banks, commercial, and...
Innovative financing schemes for Public Buildings This module covers buildings and facilities owned, managed or controlled by public authorities. Facilities refer to energy consuming entities that are not buildings, such as wastewater treatment...

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