This event aims at identifying solutions to overcome potential constraints and hurdles of private property owners to engaging in energy efficiency retrofitting of their buildings by exploring the potential advantages of AdoREs. “AdoREs” is an acronym that stands for “Assistant buildings’ addition and Renewable Energy Sources” (AdoREs). It refers to a set of assistant building units – such as additions to the side, the top or façade or even entire new building constructions – potentially integrated with renewable energy sources.
Fighting climate change continues to be one of the EU’s priorities. Find out how MEPs want to boost energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources.
The chemical sector has a big role to play in tackling climate change and achieving EU energy targets. The wide scale use of existing and – in particular – emerging innovative energy technologies can bring big emissions savings to the sector.
On 18 December, the Council agreed on a general approach (negotiating position) on a regulation setting out the system for the governance of the Energy Union which integrates, climate and energy planning into a single framework.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will join other global development organisations in stepping up the momentum for global climate action at the One Planet climate summit in Paris on 12 December.
An EU-funded research team has studied the impacts of economics, social cohesion, technology as well as geopolitical and environmental issues on secure and sustainable energy supplies in Europe. They developed a pioneering citizen manifesto for energy governance and the transition to reliable, renewable sources.
Europe’s transport sector is making only mixed progress in meeting its environment, health and climate policy targets, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment published today, which tracks the short and long-term environmental performance of this key economic sector across the European Union.