energy transition

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The first webinar of the Electrification Academy   The European Green Deal envisions a carbon neutral Europe by 2050. Electrification is a powerful tool that can help catapult Europe’s energy transition forward. Accelerated changes are needed in the power, buildings and transport sectors, but they will fail to emerge without robust policies closely aligned with the decarbonisation goal.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2020
Type: Event

In the past weeks, WBCSD has participated in several events centered around how the building sector is key to reviving the global economy and the importance of reinforcing sustainability going forward.   During the 11th annual World Green Building Week and Climate Week New York, there was an unequivocal consensus among all participating organizations that we need to build our way out of the social and financial crisis provoked by COVID-19, without losing sight of our net-zero targets.  
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: News

Sustainable Innovation Forum - Online   Monday 16th November 2020 to Friday 20th November 2020   Broadcast Live from a Studio in London   Overcoming a global health emergency and preventing the global climate emergency will require an unprecedented level of cross-sector, cross-industry and cross-border collaboration.  
Post date: 28 Oct 2020
Type: Event

Europe’s building stock is both unique and heterogeneous in its expression of the cultural diversity and history of our continent. But not surprisingly, it is also old and changes very slowly. More than 220 million building units, representing 85% of the EU’s building stock, were built before 2001. 85-95% of the buildings that exist today will still be standing in 2050.  
Post date: 22 Oct 2020
Type: Publication

To reduce emissions by at least 55% in 2030 and build the foundations for a climate neutral Europe by 2050, the Renovation Wave aims to renovate 35 million inefficient buildings by 2030.   85-95% of buildings in the EU are expected to still be standing in 2050. Renovating them is essential to reducing emissions and energy use.  
Post date: 22 Oct 2020
Type: Publication

An increasing number of utility and non-utility corporates are aiming to meet part, or all, of their energy demand through renewable energy (RE) sources. Several options exist, but many are exposed to price risk due to market fluctuations and changing regulations across the EU.   
Post date: 8 Oct 2020
Type: News

TOMORROW's Energy Transition learning relay - Kick off workshop   The 22 October 2020 from 09:00 until 18:00 Brussels, Belgium   Language  English   Register  www.citiesoftomorrow.eu  
Post date: 6 Oct 2020
Type: Event

Fine words renovate no building. But President Ursula von der Leyen’s State of the Union speech was a political knockout. The bottom line: the European Union cannot meet 55% by 2030 emissions reduction target without at least doubling building renovation rates. That is why the green recovery needs to start at home, literally.  
Post date: 6 Oct 2020
Type: News

28 October 2020 - 30 October 2020 Aix-les-Bains, France   Renewable energy technologies for heating and cooling are safe, clean, efficient and increasingly cost-competitive. In its vision 2050 prospective document, the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling – RHC ETIP – envisions that 100% renewable energy-based heating and cooling (100% RHC) in Europe is possible by 2050.
Post date: 30 Sep 2020
Type: Event

Join PROSPECT’s final workshop on October 22nd and learn from some of the most experienced cities, regions and energy agencies about innovative financing mechanisms.   Financing local authorities’ sustainable energy and climate projects is hindered primarily by the lack of internal capacity to identify and implement innovative financing schemes and investment programmes.  
Post date: 30 Sep 2020
Type: Event