EC - European Commission

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

The European Commission's "EU Reference Scenario 2016 - Energy, transport and GHG emissions - Trends to 2050" is a projection of where the current set of energy, transport and emission related policies and developments coupled with market trends are likely to lead up to 2050.   
Post date: 21 Jul 2016
Type: Publication

European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 workshop   The European Week of Regions and Cities (OPEN DAYS) is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.  
Post date: 20 Jul 2016
Type: Event

The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 (EUSEW 2016), Europe’s largest event on sustainable energy policy, is around the corner. Part of EUSEW’s activities is its conference on policy, which takes place from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 June.   As usual, BUILD UP gives you an overview of the activities that you do not want to miss, including those of its partners.  
Post date: 8 Jun 2016
Type: News

  On 21 April 2016, the European Commission announced that 189 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 26 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of Horizon2020 SME Instrument, for Phase 1. The funding – €8.7 million in total, €50,000 per recipient– will finance feasibility studies for new products. The SMEs can also ask for up to three days of free business coaching.  
Post date: 21 Apr 2016
Type: News

 
Post date: 18 Apr 2016
Type: News