EC - European Commission

On 21 October 2016, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) announced that the European Commission is looking for experienced professionals to evaluate and recommend proposals for funding under the H2020 Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals in the area of Heating and Cooling.     Profiles  
Post date: 24 Oct 2016
Type: News

New energy measures set to be announced later this year could boost the EU’s GDP by 1% by 2030, pumping an additional €190 billion into the EU’s economy and creating up to 900,000 new jobs.   The new package of measures will cover renewable energy, energy efficiency – in particular the buildings sector, electricity market design and governance of the EU’s Energy Union strategy.  
Post date: 24 Oct 2016
Type: News

In the context of the U.N. Habitat III conference that took place from 17 to 20 October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador, the European Commission has presented three commitments to meet the New Urban Agenda's global objectives. The Agenda, adopted at the conference, contains guidelines to make cities all over the world more inclusive, green, safe and prosperous.
Post date: 21 Oct 2016
Type: News

Ex post evaluation of Cohesion Policy programmes 2007-2013, focusing on the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund (CF) : final report : work package 8    
Post date: 6 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

On 11 July 2016, the European Commission adopted two new "ready-to-use" financial instruments for European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds investments, to ease access to funding for young businesses and urban development project promoters.  
Post date: 8 Aug 2016
Type: News

On 29 July 2016, the European Commission published its report to the European Parliament and the Council on the progress achieved by EU Member States (MS) in reaching cost-optimal levels of minimum energy performance requirements for new and existing buildings, as well as for building elements.  
Post date: 4 Aug 2016
Type: News

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council - COM(2016) 464 final  
Post date: 4 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

On July 29th 2016, the European Commission released its guidelines for the promotion of NZEBs and best practices that, by 2020, all new buildings are NZEBs.   Nearly Zero Energy -or very low amount of energy requirements- Buildings (NZEBs) represent one of the key measures set by the European Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD). The concept of nZEBs will apply from January 2021 onwards (from January 2019 for public buildings).   
Post date: 3 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

  On 22 July 2016, the European Commission released a fact sheet containing its key decisions of the July infringement package. In this context, the EC has sent a reasoned opinion to Bulgaria to request the correct transposition of all the requirements of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2010/31/EU) into national law.  
Post date: 25 Jul 2016
Type: News

The European Commission has released its latest outlook on energy, transport and emission projections "the EU Reference Scenario 2016".   
Post date: 21 Jul 2016
Type: News