Spanish, Polish and Bulgarian commuters, residents of Warsaw, Vilnius and Turku, and students across France will benefit from new financing by the European Investment Bank.
The EBRD Board of Directors has approved a new strategy for Ukraine which sets out the Bank’s priorities in the country for the next five years. The EBRD will pay special attention to projects that will integrate investment and policy engagement in areas such as privatisation, energy security and efficiency, the financial sector, trade and infrastructure.
“The EU has been at the forefront of addressing the root causes of climate change and strengthening a concerted global response to it in the framework of the Paris Agreement. Today’s report is a remarkable endeavour of scientists to inform policy-makers worldwide and society at large. EU-funded research provided indispensable input to this undertaking. We would like to thank the scientists for their outstanding work in delivering this timely report.”
We can achieve the Paris climate target of 1.5c global warming if governments act now, according to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in its upcoming special report on global warming.
Dr Fatih Birol, the International Energy Agency’s executive director, met with Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, to discuss areas of mutual interest and cooperation.
Pour atteindre les objectifs européens et économiques, les collectivités locales ont leur rôle à jouer en matière d’efficacité énergétique (rénovation urbaine, mobilité, énergie biomasse, etc.). Le projet RenoWatt évolue dans ce sens et s’ouvre à toute la Wallonie, avec le soutien du programme européen ELENA et de la Banque européenne d’investissement. Explications.
Our modern economy relies on the quality and availability of natural resources. Driven by population growth and economic development, future demand for natural resources is expected to further increase in coming decades. Natural resources such as metals, non-metallic minerals, and biomass will be an important part of society’s future material mix as countries increasingly transition towards resource efficient and greenhouse gas neutral economies.
Last week the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot brought18 cutting-edge companies working on environmental technologies and renewable energy to China International Industry Fair 2018, in Shanghai, China. The companies were promoted as part of the support services that small businesses get alongside their grant from the EIC’s SME Instrument funding strand.
The European Union has today ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which will bring about a global phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – powerful greenhouse gases.
The Horizon 2020 project guarantEE has developed and tested Energy Performance Contract (EPC) variants that allow for a higher degree of flexibility for all contract counterparts.
On 26 September, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) officially launched the start of a new Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) for Serbia that will provide loans to households for energy efficiency improvements. The GEFF, established with the support of the Energy Community Secretariat, will help Serbia to put measures under the Energy Efficiency and Energy Performance of Buildings Directives into action.