EC - European Commission

On 18 June 2015, the European Commission (EC) referred Greece to the EU Court of Justice for failing to transpose the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). In February 2015, the Commission had sent a reasoned opinion to Greece, requesting the country to notify the EC of all transposition measures for the Directive. Until the 18 of June 2015, no legislation transposing the EED into national law has been adopted and/or notified to the EC. 
Post date: 18 Jun 2015
Type: News

With its own stand and numerous events organised by its Partners, BUILD UP will be omnipresent at the upcoming EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015 (EUSEW 2015). This article gives an overview of the activities of BUILD UP Partners during the event.  
Post date: 2 Jun 2015
Type: News

The strategy described in this document builds on a number of strengths and lessons learnt from the application of current policies, as well as from the effectiveness of the European Union's response to previous energy supply crises. According to the report, Europe has made significant progress towards completion of the energy internal market with increased interconnections; it has one of the best records worldwide in terms of energy intensity and a more balanced energy mix than its major partners. 
Post date: 26 May 2015
Type: Publication

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS: Resource Efficiency Opportunities in the Building Sector 
Post date: 18 Apr 2015
Type: Publication

Final deadline to apply for the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards has been extended to 16 March 2015.  The Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are the EU reference prize for sustainable energy projects in Europe.
Post date: 3 Mar 2015
Type: News

The dates are set for next year’s leading event on the promotion of a secure, clean and efficient energy for Europe. The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place from 15 to 19 June 2015 in Brussels and across Europe.
Post date: 29 Dec 2014
Type: News

A Commission review of energy efficiency measures this summer will prioritise heating measures as a way of transforming Europe’s energy performance, according to a top Commission adviser.Heat makes up nearly half of the world’s final energy consumption, but the heat industry says that it is routinely and unfairly overlooked in energy and climate debates.That could be about to change, as the Commission studies its calculators for ways of toting up savings to meet its energy efficiency objectives.
Post date: 29 Apr 2014
Type: News

This BPIE workshop is dedicated to debating the strategy and roadmap for renovating Romania’s national building stock to high energy performance levels.
Post date: 17 Mar 2014
Type: Event

Is your city, private company or association investing in energy efficiency, renewable energy or clean transport? Are you keen to gain EU recognition and visibility for your sustainable energy achievements?Share your contribution to the EU 2020 energy targets by submitting a project to the EU’s most important sustainable energy awards competition. 
Post date: 14 Mar 2014
Type: News

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over seven years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.   Learn about the opportunities for funding energy efficiency and renewable energy sources in buildings under Horizon 2020.   This BUILD UP Web Seminar addressed the following:
Post date: 6 Mar 2014
Type: News