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The building sector accounts for a significant percentage of total global energy-related CO2 emissions. Competitive solutions must therefore be found in the building sector to revolutionise energy efficiency and management in buildings. The Horizon 2020 project 'MATRYCS', applies and tests big data approaches for use in building management and policy.
Post date: 4 Jun 2021
Type: Event

In Cities4PEDs the cities of Brussels, Vienna and Stockholm collaborate with experts from research, innovation and citizen participation to jointly investigate how cities can adapt and use their planning and implementation instruments so that urban development results in neighborhoods that produce more energy than they consume.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2021
Type: Link

With the technological development and the increasing integration of RES, storage of various energy vectors supported by new organisational measures and business models is used to foster the development of local energy systems and to boost the use of local energy sources.  
Post date: 3 Jun 2021
Type: Link

The fourth webinar of the Canada-EU exchange, hosted on June 15th, 2021, will focus on business and finance models that enable smart use of public and private funds and deliver energy efficiency renovations for both public and commercially owned buildings.   Key questions this webinar will address include:  
Post date: 3 Jun 2021
Type: Event

The Luče energy community was established as a demonstration pilot within the Horizon 2020 project COMPILE, to show the opportunities of energy islands for decarbonisation of energy supply, community building and creating environmental and socioeconomic benefits.  
Post date: 3 Jun 2021
Type: Case

COME RES - Community Energy for the uptake of renewables in the electricity sector. Connecting long-term visions with short-term actions – is a project under the EU’s Horizon2020 programme, aimed at facilitating the market uptake of renewable energy sources (RES) in the electricity sector. Specifically, the project focusses on advancing renewable energy communities (RECs) as per the EU’s recast Renewable Energy Directive.
Post date: 2 Jun 2021
Type: Link

Local energy communities (LECs) offer a decentralised and bottom-up approach to producing, managing and using energy. They are set to play a significant role in the energy transition, integrating multiple energy carriers such as electricity, gas, heat, cooling, hydrogen, mobility and water.  
Post date: 2 Jun 2021
Type: Link

Energy poverty as a concept has a long tradition, and energy subsidies for low-income households have been a major part of social policy in West and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as well as former Soviet Republics (CIS). Due to different political and economic circumstances, such as the higher homeownership rate in multi-family apartment buildings (MFABs) and the worse performing building stock, energy poverty rates in Eastern Europe and the CIS are much higher than in Western Europe.  
Post date: 2 Jun 2021
Type: Publication

This consultation aims to seek views from different stakeholders and citizens on the improvements to be made to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive was announced by the Renovation Wave communication adopted on 14 October 2020. The objective of this revision is to boost renovation rates and to contribute to the achievement of the EU’s climate and energy objectives.  
Post date: 1 Jun 2021
Type: Link

In the context of the ongoing public consultation on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), we are hosting a series of three webinars entitled “Future-proof EPBD: let’s deliver beyond the Renovation Wave!” that focuses on different aspects of the EPBD.
Post date: 1 Jun 2021
Type: Event