fi-compass Multi-Region Assistance (MRA) will provide EU funding to cooperation projects of at least two managing authorities from different EU Member States which aim at assessing the possible use of ESIF financial instruments in specific thematic areas of common interest. A first call for project proposals will be published soon.
Is urban regeneration a necessity? asks architect Miguel Ángel García.
Intelligent Energy Europe-funded projects the CASCADE, Conurbant, Covenant capaCITY, eReNet and LEAP projects combined forces to produce a report on how local sustainable energy action planning can be strengthened through peer-to-peer working.
Save the date! Tuesday, 26th May 2015, 09:00-14:00
The final deadline to nominate for the Roger Léron Award has been extended to 30th April 2015. Hurry up!
The Covenant of Mayors is organising a finance workshop on 29 April in Tallinn, Estonia for public authorities which have developed bankable project proposals or are in the process to do so.
16 & 17 June 2015
Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania
One of the biggest barriers to accelerating investment in energy efficiency is the lack of standardisation of the development process and documentation of energy efficiency projects.
By Jana Cicmanova, Energy Cities
On 24-25 March 2015 in Bratislava (Slovakia), Energy Cities together with the Slovak Union of Towns and Cities and its interest association CITENERGO co-organised a workshop on innovative financing and multi-level governance.
The Citizens' Energy Forum – an annual event designed to explore consumers' views and their role in a competitive, 'smart', energy efficient and fair EU energy retail market – has welcomed the EU's plans for Energy Union with citizens at its core.
Energy from renewable sources – solar thermal, solar PV, hydro – tide, wave and ocean, wind, geothermal and biomass – met 15% of the gross final consumption of energy in the EU in 2013, according to Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.
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.