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Currently many obstacles limit the potential of innovative smart technologies, for example high technological risk, difficulties over uncertain returns on investment or regulatory difficulties. In tough economic times, businesses and cities are also reluctant to scale up and rapidly deploy innovative technologies despite potential cost savings and longer-term emissions reductions. The transport, energy and ICT services and value chains are also now converging.
Post date: 31 Jul 2012
Type: News

In an open global economy, competitiveness relies on the capacity of businesses to create high valueadded goods and services. A move towards innovation-based sustainable growth is therefore at the heart of the EU’s response to globalisation. In June 2010, the EU Heads of State and government endorsed the Europe 2020 strategy that aims to get the European economy back on track. At the heart of Europe 2020 is the conviction that we need R&D and innovation to create smart, sustainable growth and get Europe out of the current economic crisis.
Post date: 24 Apr 2012
Type: Publication

The agenda of the 2 days and the presentations are available on the DG Regional Policy website here. This presentation comes from: Session 2 – Financial instruments for energy efficiency investments (Chair: Antonio Goncalves, Acting Head of Unit, DG REGIO)Workshop and Conference on Energy Efficiency
Post date: 22 Feb 2012
Type: Publication

The agenda of the 2 days and the presentations are available on the DG Regional Policy website here. This presentation comes from: Session 2 – Financial instruments for energy efficiency investments (Chair: Antonio Goncalves, Acting Head of Unit, DG REGIO)Workshop and Conference on Energy Efficiency
Post date: 22 Feb 2012
Type: Publication

The agenda of the 2 days and the presentations are available on the DG Regional Policy website here.This presentation comes from:  Session 2 – Financial instruments for energy efficiency investments (Chair: Antonio Goncalves, Acting Head of Unit, DG REGIO)Workshop and Conference on Energy Efficiency
Post date: 22 Feb 2012
Type: Publication

The agenda of the 2 days and the presentations are available on the DG Regional Policy website here. This presentation comes from: Session 2 – Financial instruments for energy efficiency investments (Chair: Antonio Goncalves, Acting Head of Unit, DG REGIO)Workshop and Conference on Energy Efficiency
Post date: 22 Feb 2012
Type: Publication

The agenda of the 2 days and the presentations are available on the DG Regional Policy website here.This presentation comes from:  Session 2 – Financial instruments for energy efficiency investments (Chair: Antonio Goncalves, Acting Head of Unit, DG REGIO)Workshop and Conference on Energy Efficiency 
Post date: 22 Feb 2012
Type: Publication

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Post date: 6 Feb 2012
Type: News

If this is the case, the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are made for you. Launched by the European Commission in 2005, they provide an invaluable opportunity to highlight the successes of the most outstanding and innovative projects in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy.As a stakeholder directly involved in the buildings sector, we invite you to participate in the “LIVING” category which gathers projects that aim to make buildings more energy-efficient or that incorporate the on-site generation of renewable energy.
Post date: 31 Jan 2012
Type: News

Read more about the Commission's decision here.
Post date: 7 Dec 2011
Type: News