The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 (EUSEW 2016) will take place 13 - 17 June 2016, with Energy Days being organised during the whole month of June all across Europe.
Launched in 2006 as an initiative of the European Commission, EUSEW is a month-long annual series of activities across Europe, promoting secure, clean and efficient energy, and connecting policymakers, stakeholders and citizens to achieve climate and energy goals for the Energy Union.
Post date: 12 Jan 2016
Endowed with renewable resources, such as wind, sun, geothermal and hydro, the country is still relying on coal and other fossil fuels to produce its energy. Forward-looking public policies could make the difference and lead to sustainable and less polluted urban areas in the coming decades
Turkey’s energy production for urban areas could be 100% based on renewables within 30 years if appropriate public policy is implemented.
Post date: 24 Dec 2015
New near zero energy buildings are increasingly springing up around Europe, though their impact on reducing the region’s energy consumption will remain a drop in the ocean without a drive to take new technologies to existing building stock
Post date: 4 Dec 2015
ISOBIO project uses low carbon materials for better energy performance in building envelopes to capture the imagination of homebuilders and owners
Post date: 24 Nov 2015
CITy Voices: Councillor Ramsey Milne
Interview with Councillor Ramsey Milne, Aberdeen, Scotland
Why did Aberdeen choose to participate in the CITyFiED project, and how does it fit in with your energy and environment strategy?
Post date: 20 Nov 2015
The European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA) in their joint press release of 20 October 2015, state that the European Union is on track towards meeting and overachieving its 2020 target for reducing greenhouse emissions by 20%.
Post date: 20 Oct 2015
This report is the 2015 'Trends and projections' version from the European Environment Agency (EEA), providing an updated assessment of progress made by the European Union (EU) and European countries towards their climate mitigation and energy objectives. It also presents some analysis of the progress made at EU level in meeting longer-term policy objectives, where relevant data are available.
Post date: 20 Oct 2015
Post date: 15 Oct 2015
According to Accelerating Low-Carbon Development in the World's Cities, the new report from the New Climate Economy, investing in public and low emission transport, building efficiency, and waste management in cities could generate savings with a current value of USD 17 trillion by 2050.
Post date: 30 Sep 2015
The Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) newsletter carries regular reports of energy policy development and research activities taking place in various countries. It contains updates on ongoing and planned research projects, features new publications and website information, as well as topical articles of a general nature. It is intended for those active in fields relating to operational energy saving for buildings and communities. The EBC news Issue 60, November 2014 contains the following articles:
Post date: 15 Jun 2015