After thirty months, the Intelligent Energy Europe project ENTRANZE is now coming to an end. A very low energy consuming building stock in the EU can become a reality with the support of the toolkit provided by the project. Read more about their findings here:
This multi-platform game has been developed by the Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies of Tenerife (ITER) and by the Tenerife Energy Agency (AIET), in the frame of the ISLA RENOVABLE Project, co-financed by the FECYT (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness). The project ISLA RENOVABLE intends to make the electricity generating technologies based on renewables more comprehensible and awaken young people’s scientific vocation.
On 24 October 2014 the European Council approved the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy, proposed by the European Commission with objectives to be met by 2030:
The European Commission has launched on 7 November 2014 an enhanced web portal to help local and regional authorities tackle urban mobility challenges. The Eltis web portal brings together all the experiences and resources of EU-funded projects related to the development and implementation of urban mobility plans.
Then participate in the 2nd edition of the ENERGee Watch brochure on regional energy & GHG data. Learn more here:
EnergyElephant, an award-winning smart energy startup are now inviting users from across Europe to try their service, for free! Based in Dublin, Ireland but with a mission to change the world, the app will help you identify and eliminate ‘energy vampires’ in your home or office.
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) will organise an Information Day on the call for Energy Efficiency projects. The forthcoming calls for Research and Innovation, Market Uptake (link currently unavailable) and Project Development Assistance will open on 10 December.
Over the last decade, efforts to embed the principles of sustainable development in all aspects of German education have produced a wealth of proven learning tools. Germany’s success demonstrates the worldwide potential of educational initiatives to pave the way for a sustainable future.
Monitoring and Benchmarking Energy Efficiency in Cities are a central topic for sustainable energy and urban planning.
‘Small communities, in particular outside main urban areas, do not have access to information in their own language neither have they the means to translate calls or hire consultants able to go through the requirements’ jungle of EU calls’.
Kaj Leonhart Petersen reports from the recent ManagEnergy workshop in Hungary, where municipalities Martfü and Eger are ‘locomotives for growth’ in the region.
At the recent ManagEnergy capacity building workshop in Nafplion [Greece], Minister for the Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Mr Yiannis Maniatis spoke passionately of the importance of energy efficiency as a key driver for the Greek economy.
The concept for Euronet 50/50 began in Hannover in 1990, and was such a success that Catalonia appropriated the idea to create a European network of schools, all cooperating and competing to save energy.
The Investor Confidence Project works to enable a viable market for Investor Ready Energy Efficiencytm renovation projects by streamlining transactions and increasing the reliability of projected energy savings. This ICP system helps standardize energy efficiency project origination, enabling more consistent outcomes and reliable reporting.
The Concerted Action EPBD brings together the national authorities implementing this legislation, and other bodies appointed and entrusted by them to do so. It fosters exchange of information and experiences amongst representatives designated by all 28 Member States plus Norway.
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."