energy transition

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Participants at a roundtable on how to accelerate the energy transition in the region and Serbia agreed that the move toward renewable sources is necessary and more cost effective than to build or even maintain the capacity for the production of power from coal. “An inadequate decarbonization is expensive and a late one is too expensive,” said Professor Nikola Rajaković from the School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade. He and other speakers also insist the transformation leaves no room for coal.  
Post date: 2 Jan 2021
Type: News

VEF Virtual Series “Products Track” Session 6   Supporting Economic Recovery Through Innovation and Digitalisation 15 March 2021   VEF Virtual Series  
Post date: 30 Dec 2020
Type: Event

As of 12 January 2021, the 22nd edition of the European Energy Transition Conference – the annual appointment of the local players committed to energy transition – will open.   As they do every year, representatives of the public authorities, the economic and academic worlds and the civil society will meet up to debate and share their experience of local energy transition around a programme made up of over a hundred events – plenary sessions and workshops.  
Post date: 15 Dec 2020
Type: Event

Heating and cooling accounts for almost half of global energy consumption. With most of this relying fossil fuels, however, it contributes heavily to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. In parts of the world lacking modern energy access, meanwhile, inefficient biomass use for cooking also harms people’s health, damages the environment and reduces social well-being.  
Post date: 15 Dec 2020
Type: Publication

The transition to cleaner, more sustainable heating and cooling solutions can attract investment, create millions of new jobs and help to drive a durable economic recovery in the wake of the global COVID-19 crisis, says a new study by leading energy organisations.  
Post date: 15 Dec 2020
Type: News

Although cutting emissions to net-zero by 2050 will destroy jobs and push up the costs of doing business in some sectors, it will bring gains elsewhere that will make up for the difference, according to a new study by McKinsey & company.   “Net-zero emissions by 2050 should be achievable at a net-zero cost without compromising overall economic growth or prosperity,” says the study by the global consulting firm, published on Thursday (3 December).   
Post date: 6 Dec 2020
Type: News

The transition to a forward-looking climate neutral economy, announced in the European Green Deal, demands an action plan where public and private sector investments are channeled towards climate-friendly technologies and business models.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2020
Type: Publication

Turning the boring into the interesting is a key aspect of public-sector initiatives that energizes people, be it public employees or residents! Gamification can accomplish that! Games are fun — they are not always about winning or losing, but about engaging people in an idea and a process.   Playing can spark new ideas, collaboration, and learning.   The Energy Transition Game is designed by the TripleA-reno team (together with DWA), does just that.
Post date: 3 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

TOn 26th November 2020, in normal times, FEDARENE members, Roger Leron Award finalists and stakeholders of the sustainable energy field would have gathered in Brussels for the annual Roger Leron Award Ceremony.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2020
Type: News

VEF Virtual Series “Products Track” Session 5   Energy efficiency policy and regulations 17 February 2021   VEF Virtual Series   The Vienna Energy Forum is going online with the launch of the VEF Virtual Series—a sequence of online consultations to assist countries around the world align their recovery efforts with an Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: Event