The IEA is holding its first ever Training Week on energy efficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa this week. The training, which is running from 14 to 17 October in Pretoria, South Africa, has brought together 150 policy makers from 33 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, and aims to equip them with knowledge and skills to deliver effective energy efficiency initiatives in their respective countries.
On September 26th, the Association of Estonian Cities and Municipalities (ELVL), jointly with the Covenant of Mayors Europe, organised a seminar for local authorities in Rakvere to share best practices and opportunities to reach the Covenant of Mayors’s targets.
A corrigendum and a revised version of the conclusions have been published .
The Council today adopted conclusions on EU preparations for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meetings in Santiago de Chile (2-13 December 2019).
The summary of the hearing is now available.
The International Energy Agency is inviting input from people around the world on ways to jump-start progress on energy efficiency. The contributions will help to inform the work of the Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency.
A summary of the hearing is now available.
Road lighting and traffic signals are essential to the safety of our streets, but also come with environmental impacts. To learn about the latest EU GPP Criteria, plus hear first-hand from good practice procurers, join the next EU GPP Helpdesk Webinar on Thursday 10th October (14.00 to 15.30 Brussels time). Registration is now open.
The EEA report ‘Paving the way for a circular economy: insights on status and potentials’ takes stock of the initiatives for creating a circular economy that reduce the use of natural resources and minimise harmful emissions and waste.
The Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Call 2019 was published on 12 March 2019 with the deadline on 10 September 2019. In total, EASME received 279 proposals for the 16 topics of the call, representing a significant increase compared to last year.
The Consumers and Environment Category is going to discuss how the political concept of sustainable development is evolving at EU level and the EU’s priorities and policies for the implementation of the Sustainable Goals.
NGVA Europe – Decarbonization is a major concern for the transport sector as, despite the continuous progress in improving vehicle efficiency, energy demand from the sector is growing. Consequently, CO2 emissions from the sector are still increasing. Looking to the light duty sector, in 2018 the average CO2 emissions from the EU car fleet grow up by 1,7% compared to 2017 according to the European Environmental Agency EEA.