The main objective of the EnerGAware project is to decrease energy consumption and emissions in an affordable housing pilot and increase the affordable housing tenants’ understanding and engagement in energy efficiency. The project will develop and test, in 100 affordable homes, a serious game called "Energy Cat: the House of Tomorrow” that will be linked to the actual energy consumption (smart meter data) of the game user’s home and embedded in social media and networking tools.
Post date: 22 Dec 2016
The “International Symposium on Energy Efficiency in Buildings”, will take place on February 13-14, 2017 in Ankara in the scope of the project on “Technical Assistance for İmproving Energy Efficiency in Buildings”, which is co-financed by the European Union and the Government of Turkey.
Post date: 19 Dec 2016
In a new project within the framework of the climate protection initiative, the German Environmental Ministry (BMUB) is funding the education of pupils to become climate advisers. The so-called “Klima-Schülervertreter” (climate pupil agents) shall organise projects for the climate protection with the aim to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the school. The 3-year project is supported by the BMUB with €830,000 in total. Interested pupils or schools can apply at SV-Bildungswerk.
Post date: 9 Dec 2016
On 30 November 2016 the Commission has published a Communication called “Clean Energy for all Europeans”. It includes 3 main goals: Putting energy efficiency first, achieving global leadership in renewable energies and providing a fair deal for consumers. Regarding the latter, the Commission plans to reform the energy market to empower consumers and enable them to be in more control of their choices when it comes to energy.
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Ask the Experts
COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE, THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS AND THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK - COM(2016) 860 final
This Commission Communication, released on 30 November 2016, presents a package of measures to keep the European Union competitive as the clean energy transition is changing global energy markets.
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS - COM(2016) 739 final
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
This Topic includes all content relevant to the Theme "campaigning and awareness raising"
Post date: 21 Nov 2016
Analysis of information, empowerment and training measures in Member States National Energy Efficiency Action Plans
Post date: 18 Nov 2016
On 27 October 2016, the winners of the European Business Awards for the Environment 2016-17 were announced at a ceremony in Tallinn, Estonia. The awards recognise companies in the EU and candidate countries, from all sectors that combine competitiveness with respect for the environment in the following categories: management, product and services, process innovation, business and biodiversity, and international business cooperation.
Post date: 31 Oct 2016
The event was divided into 2 parts:
The first part included an educational presentation and discussion with students on the issue of Climate Change. Students were informed about the causes and effects, highlighted the key role of themselves in addressing the problem through interactive discussion. At the same time, they discovered the various ways in which they take action in order to reduce energy consumption and protect the climate.
Post date: 31 Oct 2016