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  • Originalentranze

    ENTRANZE is paving the way for nearly Zero-Energy Buildings

    Published on 27 Nov 2014

    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: 

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    ISLAND 100% - new game about renewable energy in islands

    Published on 27 Nov 2014

    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. 

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    2030 Climate and Energy goals for the EU

    Published on 24 Nov 2014

    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:

  • Originaleltis

    Commission launches new web portal to help tackle urban mobility challenges

    Published on 24 Nov 2014

    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.

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    Do you want to raise your region’s profile at the European level?

    Published on 19 Nov 2014

    Then participate in the 2nd edition of the ENERGee Watch brochure on regional energy & GHG data. Learn more here:

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    Let's talk about the EnergyElephant in the room

    Published on 19 Nov 2014

    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. 

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    Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency – Opening of calls and Information Day

    Published on 14 Nov 2014

    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.

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    UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development inspires over 1 900 awareness projects in Germany

    Published on 14 Nov 2014

    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.

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    Workshop on Benchmarking Energy Sustainability in Cities, Torino 25 November

    Published on 05 Nov 2014

    Monitoring and Benchmarking Energy Efficiency in Cities are a central topic for sustainable energy and urban planning. 

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    Barcelona calling: Sustainable societies and economic growth

    Published on 03 Nov 2014

    ‘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’. 

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    ESI funds for sustainable energy: Észak-Alföld, Hungary

    Published on 03 Nov 2014

    Kaj Leonhart Petersen reports from the recent ManagEnergy workshop in Hungary, where municipalities Martfü and Eger are ‘locomotives for growth’ in the region. 

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    Minister touts energy efficiency as new economic driver for Greece

    Published on 03 Nov 2014

    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.  

  • Originalcykelbussen

    Mobilising change

    Published on 02 Nov 2014

    The impact of European Mobility Week is still being felt, with rising mobility awareness resulting in more and more schools signing up for the IEE’s sustainable mobility schemes. 

  • Originallogoeuronet

    Euronet 50/50 Max: Expanding networks

    Published on 02 Nov 2014

    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. 

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    Dressing up for sustainability

    Published on 02 Nov 2014

    Halloween presented a great opportunity for sustainability education activities this autumn. Eco-Unesco in Dublin, ran a Halloween nature camp for kids aged 5 to 12. 

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    Investor Confidence Project to launch in Europe

    Published on 22 Oct 2014

    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.

  • Originalbuilding

    EPBD stakeholder meeting: Training and NZEB

    Published on 22 Oct 2014

    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. 

  • Originalbundles

    Smart energy start-up links to circular economy

    Published on 17 Oct 2014

    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.

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    ‘No room to use energy supplies as a political instrument’

    Published on 15 Oct 2014

    "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."

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    Energy Service Award 2014 presents winners

    Published on 09 Oct 2014 To achieve the ambitious national and European energy efficiency targets, Energy Services are a core instrument. The Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) project European Energy Service Initiative 2020 shows examples of the development and success of energy services from all over Europe and honours outstanding efforts and achievements with the European Energy Service Award (EESA).