DHC+ is launching a series of weekly webinars to discuss energy issues. The Secretariat of the DHC+ Technology Platform is based in Brussels and is part of a bigger Euroheat & Power team.
The latest edition of the JRC’s Global Energy and Climate Outlook (GECO), identifies four technological dynamics in the energy sector that have the power to limit global warming to below 2°C if implemented simultaneously.
The European Economic and Social Committee and the European Committee of the Regions will take part in the worldwide Earth Hour initiative over the last weekend of March. The lights in their buildings will be switched off from 10 p.m. on Friday 27 March to 6 a.m. on Monday 30 March.
The objectives of ICACER 2020 are to provide a forum to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, academics and graduate students in the fields of advances on clean energy research, energy economics and energy policy to share up-to-date research results. We are confident that the participants benefited from the theoretical insights, practical knowledge and personal contacts that will help them to build a long-term, profitable and sustainable communication among researchers and practitioners in the related scientific areas. It is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of clean energy research.
European countries are taking drastic measures to limit the impacts of Covid-19 on Europeans’ health and the economy. Such crises tend to have immediate and severe impacts on entire populations and the economy. Considering its potential to affect key economic sectors, the coronavirus crisis is expected to reduce some of the impacts of economic activities on the environment and climate.
The European Commission has received 564 proposals for projects in the areas of climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials and 45 proposals for projects for five SPIRE (Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency) and NMPB (Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing) topics.
On 18 March, EU4Energy Governance launched a technical assistance project to support Moldova with the development of a web-based Monitoring and Verification Platform (MVP) that will assist authorities in measuring progress towards energy efficiency targets and calculate energy savings.
The Ecologic Institute and the European Climate Foundation (ECF) are pleased to invite you to an afternoon conference on the forthcoming EU Climate Law: an opportunity to exchange views on the European Commission’s proposal, with evidence and insight from experts and policy-makers. We hope this will help to kickstart the debate on an informed and forward-looking basis.
Update: the event has been postponed to 19 March 2020.
Thierry Breton will be in a conversation with Roula Khalaf, Editor of the Financial Times, and Bruegel’s Director Guntram Wolff to discuss the future of a European comprehensive industrial strategy. They will explore several key areas for developing the EU’s industries in a sustainable manner, while also protecting competitiveness and innovation.
In light of the spread of COVID-19 this event will be available only online.
Today the European Commission has approved an investment package worth more than €1.4 billion of EU funds in 14 large infrastructure projects in 7 Member States, namely Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain. The projects cover several key areas such as environment, health, transport and energy for a smarter, low-carbon Europe. They represent a massive investment to boost the economy, protect the environment and improve citizens’ quality of life and social well-being.
In the context of the European Green Deal and the new framework of the Eastern Partnership, the European Commission is happy to announce the launch of the second EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership.
Can you imagine Europe without roads, hospitals or bridges? The construction sector plays a key role in Europe’s economy, and it is shaped by the policy measures taken by national governments. The European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) is a COSME initiative that analyses the construction sector in the 27 Member States and the United Kingdom. It aims to provide valuable insights on market conditions and policy developments. Check out the most recent materials.