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The Economic Development and Infrastructural conselor of the Basque Country’s government and the president of the Ente Vasco de la Energía (EVE), Arantxa Tapia and Iñigo Ansola, CEO of EVE, attendeded the European Union Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, in which the Basque Country will participate in different events in order to present projects related to Energy Transition.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: News

The SB&WRC project (Sustainable Bio&Waste Resources for Construction) which aims to develop 3 innovative and low-carbon prototypes of insulation material for construction made from bioresources and waste products was selected by the Norfolk Council Joint Secretariat to participate in the REGIOSTARS Awards! We need your support.   The SB&WRC project, designed and led by Nomadéis, a sustainable development consultancy, is registered in the “Connecting green, blue and grey” category. 
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: News

The conference was focused on the prospects of smart cities, smart islands and investment platforms in the EU; investment platforms – combining financing for smart cities in cohesions countries and creating a Croatian platform for smart cities and islands.   The terms smart city and smart island refer to the areas with fully sustainable and highly efficient buildings, facilities, utilities, technological development and transport infrastructure.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: News

During four months, the 100 partners of the Construction21 network called for participation. Now, it is time to discover the candidates who responded.   Behind these competing buildings, districts and infrastructures are the next international winners. International competition: record number of participants The 2019 edition is a good vintage, both in terms of quality and quantity.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: News

We are delighted to announce the new GlobalABC Webinar series: How to Incorporate Fundable Buildings Sector Action in NDCs, a series of four webinars: Global, Asia, Africa and Latin America.   The current scope and ambition of buildings sector commitments are insufficient to meet the Paris Agreement goals.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

In celebration of Europe Day and ahead of the European Elections, the regions, energy agencies and islands of FEDARENE declared once again their clear and immovable commitment to support the European Union in its climate action and energy transition.   Indeed, the regions, energy agencies and islands of  FEDARENE have witnessed how energy transition unites territories and citizens and believe it is the driver Europe needs to overcome disunity and achieve sustainable solidarity.
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

During the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2019, the session co-organised by DecarbHeat and FEDARENE, “The Green Revolution Starts at Home” took place in order to presents the heating and cooling sector in Europe and the resources available for local, regional and national authorities.    Various innovative tools and projects such as RELaTED, PLANHEAT and Hotmaps are being developed to assist cities and regions for decarbonizing heating and cooling.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

Since the Sibiu Summit on the 9th of May, when 210 European Mayors and leaders of cities across Europe urged the European Council and Member States to step up the EU’s climate commitments, over 100 Mayors joined the call to show global leadership and drive ambition to make rapid progress in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

Trivess Moore, RMIT University; Michael Ambrose, CSIRO et Stephen Berry, University of South Australia     New housing in Australia must meet minimum energy performance requirements. We wondered how many buildings exceeded the minimum standard.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

Industry representatives, regional experts, academics and EU officials held the first public meeting of the research study group: ‘Infrastructure needs of an EU industrial transformation towards deep decarbonisation’.   The initiative aims to identify what infrastructure will be needed to meet energy and carbon-intensive industrial areas new demands for electricity and hydrogen.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News