energy transition

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Consumers are willing and ready to play their part in the green housing transition, but they will need guidance and support along the way, writes Monique Goyens. Goyens is director general of BEUC, the European consumer organisation.   Europe’s building stock currently accounts for 36% of European greenhouse gas emissions. Addressing this will mean future-proofing our homes by thoroughly renovating them. But the complexity and expense of doing so is holding many people back.  
Post date: 4 May 2021
Type: News

The World Energy Transitions Outlook preview outlines a pathway for the world to achieve the Paris Agreement goals and halt the pace of climate change by transforming the global energy landscape. This preview presents options to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C and bring CO2 emissions closer to net-zero by mid-century, offering high-level insights on technology choices, investment needs and the socio-economic contexts of achieving a sustainable, resilient and inclusive energy future.  
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Type: Publication

EnerMaps Open Data Management Tool aims to improve data management and accessibility in the field of energy research for the renewable energy industry.   It accelerates and facilitates the energy transition offering a qualitative and user-friendly digital platform to the energy professionals.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2021
Type: Tool

The Renovation Wave aims to accelerate improvements in the energy performance of 35 million buildings across Europe by 2030.   Much emphasis is on advancing technology integration by developing integrated and compatible technology packages for building renovations.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: News

Thursday 18 February Online   The 10th high-level meeting of the EU Refining Forum will take place as a webinar on 18 February 2021.   The discussion will focus on key developments and policy initiatives relevant for the refining industry, which took place during the first year of the von der Leyen Commission, as well as their implications.  
Post date: 12 Feb 2021
Type: Event

42 projects will receive €70M of funding to support the clean energy transition under the final H2020 Energy Efficiency Call.   The final H2020 Energy Efficiency Call for proposals closed last September and a record–number of 352 project proposals were submitted in the 10 different topics targeting the buildings, finance, consumer and public authorities sectors.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2021
Type: News

The European Commission has asked advisors to rework the EU’s green finance taxonomy rules after member states rejected draft implementing guidelines, unhappy about the exclusion of gas as a “transition” activity towards net-zero emissions.   “On Wednesday, 20 January, we requested the Platform on Sustainable Finance to provide further input on the taxonomy framework,” said Aikaterini Apostola, an EU Commission spokesperson.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2021
Type: News

  24 March 2021 - 25 March 2021 Nantes, France   Achieving the transition from a fossil-based economy to a sustainable biobased bioeconomy is founded jointly on bioenergy continuing to significantly grow its vital contribution to decarbonising the energy mix in solid, liquid and gaseous forms … and in order to go the whole distance, we equally need the bioeconomy to come to full fruition.  
Post date: 13 Jan 2021
Type: Event

Energy Evaluation Europe 2021 will be more than online presentations. It will be an engaging and inspiring event, as Energy Evaluation conferences (previously IEPPEC) have always been: you will be able to chat and network with your peers.    The theme of the conference is 'Accelerating the energy transition for all: Evaluation’s role in effective policy making.'  
Post date: 6 Jan 2021
Type: Event

  The European Council approved the European Union’s EUR 1.82 trillion seven-year funding package and sent it to the European Parliament. The regular budget is worth EUR 1.07 trillion and the remaining EUR 750 billion is a recovery instrument called NextGenerationEU.   The bloc’s leaders called for a cut in emissions by 55% in the next decade.  
Post date: 2 Jan 2021
Type: News