low carbon

Ten near-term actions the European Commission should take to make Efficiency First a reality   “Efficiency First” (E1st) is the fundamental principle around which the development of the EU’s energy system should be designed. It means considering the potential for efficiency (including energy savings and demand response) in all decision-making related to energy, and prioritising efficiency improvements when they are more cost-effective or valuable than power generation, grids and pipelines and fuel supplies.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

  Driving Competitiveness, Energy Security and Decarbonisation through increased Energy Productivity    
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

During the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) meeting that took place in San Francisco on 1-2 June 2016, world’s energy and business leaders announced actions to help spur the implementation of Paris Commitments. In this context, a number of new campaigns on energy efficiency and renewable energies were launched to accelerate the global deployment of technologies.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
Type: News

  On 2nd June 2016, during the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in San Francisco, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the US Department of Energy (DoE) signed a collaboration arrangement focused on scientific cooperation on clean energy and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
Type: News

CLEAR stands for Consumers Learn Engage Adopt Renewable Energy Technologies. It is an international project guiding consumers actively through all the stages leading to the purchase of domestic renewable and low-carbon energy technologies, lowering barriers to buying these and raising consumers’ capacity to take informed decisions.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
Type: Link

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EEST  
Post date: 31 May 2016
Type: Event

Initiated by the French association for the development of low carbon buildings (Association pour le développement du Bâtiment Bas Carbone-BBCA), the BBCA label for new office buildings was launched. This voluntary label attests the exemplary nature of the building carbon footprint. 
Post date: 30 May 2016
Type: News

  AMANAC & EMIRI seminar   In the frame of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016, the AMANAC cluster and the EMIRI Association jointly organise this seminar which will be held at the Résidence Palace, International Press Center, in Brussels, Belgium, on 16 June 2016.  
Post date: 26 May 2016
Type: Event

The 6th Low Carbon Earth Summit (LCES-2016) aims to strengthen the technical and business ties in the field of low carbon, and bring experts and industry leaders around the world to exchange state-of-the-art research, development, identify research needs and opportunities in this field. This three days conference will include 4 parallel forums as well as an exhibition running simultaneously with the conference- a platform to showcase new technologies and products. Specific forums include:   Forum 1: Climate Change  
Post date: 13 May 2016
Type: Event

  This policy paper is a deliverable of the nearly Zero Energy Hotels (neZEH) project. The paper aims at addressing the tourism - energy - buildings nexus for EU policy makers, providing insights of the state of play of the accommodation industries (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises - SMEs) in relation to the building energy efficiency requirements stated in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED).  
Post date: 15 Apr 2016
Type: Publication