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28/10/2019
Let’s look at the EPBD: ‘Nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEB)’ means a building that has a very high energy performance… The nearly zero or very low amount of energy required should be covered to a very significant extent by energy from renewable... read more
28/10/2019
Energy use in buildings is a main contributor to the depletion of natural resources and responsible for numerous emissions affecting the quality of global, regional, local and indoor environments. As new-build rates are very low (and with regard to... read more
28/10/2019
‘Decarbonised’ building stock is where carbon emissions are brought close to or below zero, by reducing energy needs and ensuring that the remaining needs are met as far as possible by zero-carbon, renewable sources. This approach allows various... read more
20/05/2019
JONATHAN HODGES read more
20/05/2019
TONY LEWIS read more
20/05/2019
GIANMARIA SANNINO read more
26/11/2018
EUREC, the association of European renewable energy research centres, has been leading several projects to support the development of human resources to enable a prompt transition towards a sustainable energy system. read more
26/11/2018
Deployment of renewable energy technologies in European Union Member States has been monitored by the EurObserv’ER project 1 since 1999. read more
26/11/2018
Europe has set ambitious targets for buildings energy performance, whether for renovations or new buildings. All new constructions should be Nearly-Zero Energy Buildings [1] from 2020 onwards, in line with the Energy Performance of Buildings... read more
26/11/2018
The ODYSSEE-MURE project 1 offers a comprehensive monitoring of energy efficiency (EE) trends and policy evaluation in all EU Member States, Norway, Serbia and Switzerland. read more
26/11/2018
The FP7 UNI-SET project 1, entitled ‘Mobilising the Research, Innovation and Educational Capacities of Europe’s Universities in the SET Plan read more
30/10/2018
We take it as a given that successfully addressing truly global challenges such as energy security and water scarcity means the EU cannot act on its own, but it can try to lead the way. Global challenges require joint action on the part of the... read more
30/10/2018
Modelling the interactions between energy, water and food is important because the three resources are interdependent, and changes in one sector, as a result of policies, climate change or growing demands, can have serious implications for the... read more
30/10/2018
Energy generation uses water locally (at the place where energy is generated) but also at a distance, where the (raw) material is produced or extracted, e.g. to build a thermal plant or produce the fertiliser used in biomass production. Different... read more
09/04/2018
The European Digital Platform for construction is intended to facilitate the uptake of digital tools and support the digital evolution of the sector. It is indeed widely recognised that digital processes included (but not limited to) Building... read more
09/04/2018
220 Energia is a privately owned energy retailer based in Estonia. It helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and private households to buy their gas and electricity from the wholesale market. This activity started in 2013 when the Estonian... read more
09/04/2018
The European Energy system is in transition towards clean energy and high efficiency. European citizens are at the centre of this transition. Empowered by a wider choice of services, they are becoming active players – prosumers (consumers and/or... read more

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