New appliance-leasing system, Bundles, offers consumers access to high-quality white goods and increased energy awareness, helping them to use less energy, create less CO2, and contribute to a circular economy.
"If energy markets are well connected and common rules are in place there's not much room left to use energy supplies as a political instrument. With proper price signals and sufficient infrastructure, energy is produced where it's cheapest and sent to where it is needed. All this translates into secure energy supplies all over Europe and lower bills for consumers."
If you missed it yesterday, don't worry, you can watch a recording of the entire event here:
Just in time for EU Open Days - here's the brand new ManagEnergy Good Practice brochure featuring the best of local and regional sustainable energy action.
The essential guide: to keep up with the permanent transformation of the energy sector in Europe we need to have a continuous supply of accurate and up-to-date data. Here’s how.
Covenant of Mayors supporters from across Europe are invited to participate in a tailor-made twinning programme on strategies for evaluation of SEAPs, methodologies for implementation, methods for triggering financial opportunities and improved communication strategies.
COOPENERGY has finished selecting sixty best practice examples of how local and regional authorities across Europe are collaborating to deliver sustainable energy
Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik :
"It is good to see such solid and widespread support for the protection of the environment, even in difficult times. People are particularly concerned about air and water pollution, chemicals and waste, and they feel that more must be done by everyone to protect the environment."
Barcelona has been announced as the Grand Prize Winner of the Bloomberg Philanthropies 2014 Mayors Challenge, a competition that encourages cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and that have the potential to spread to other cities. Barcelona will receive €5 million toward its proposal to create a digital and community ‘trust network’ for at-risk elderly residents.