The 11th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 4 to 9 September 2016, is dedicated to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies and technologies for increasing the sustainability of development by de-coupling growth from natural resources and replacing them with knowledge based economy, taking into account its economic, environmental and social pillars.
The conference themes include the following:
Post date: 23 Jun 2016
On 2nd June 2016, during the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in San Francisco, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the US Department of Energy (DoE) signed a collaboration arrangement focused on scientific cooperation on clean energy and energy efficiency.
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
The International Energy Agency (IEA) organises this webinar to present the main results of the Energy Technology Perspectives 2016 report, which was released by IEA on 1 June 2016. The webinar will take place on 3 June 2016 (14.00-17.30 CEST).
Post date: 2 Jun 2016
Towards Sustainable Urban Energy Systems
Published every two years, this report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) examines the extent to which an energy technology revolution is taking place, the key technologies that are emerging, the costs and benefits of these technologies, and policies needed to foster their use.
Post date: 2 Jun 2016
Buildings are more than just stand-alone units using energy from the grid. They are becoming micro energy-hubs consuming, producing, storing and supplying energy more flexibly than before. The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) published a briefing on the topic.
Post date: 27 May 2016
“Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts: The Case for a Systems Approach to Energy Efficiency”, released by the Alliance to Save Energy, is the “Systems Efficiency Initiative (SEI) Year 1 Report”. The report characterises the potential benefits of a building systems approach and prioritises areas for further technical and policy research.
Post date: 26 May 2016
Buildings are more than just stand-alone units using energy from the grid. They are becoming micro energy hubs consuming, producing, storing and supplying energy more flexible than before.
Post date: 24 May 2016
Post date: 11 Sep 2015
Energy generation and management technologies are both essential to optimise energy efficiency when designing new buildings
Post date: 16 Jul 2014
The Purpose of the Policy Comparative ToolThis interactive tool enables you to compare the dynamic energy efficiency policies for new buildings (residential and commercial). This tool reviews 25 state of the art building energy efficiency codes using 15 criteria developed with some of the world's leading experts in the field.
Post date: 24 Jan 2014