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Economic Rewards Through Renovation

In this interview, Adrian Joyce, director of the Renovate Europe Campaign discusses targets, strategies and how energy efficient renovation can renew lagging economies.What is the Renovate Europe Campaign?Renovate Europe Campaign was initiated by...

Posted February 4, 2014    

Leadership for Energy Efficiency

In conversation, Rod Janssen, long-term consultant to the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) talks about the Recast EPBD, low energy buildings and the need for strong leadership on energy efficiency.What was eceee’s involvement...

Posted November 25, 2013    

Sustainable Energy for Rural Communities and the North-West Croatia Regional Energy Agency

The SUSTAINCO project—funded by Intelligent Energy Europe —aims to support the implementation of the Recast EPBD into national legislation. The project will raise awareness of NZEBs in rural areas and facilitate knowledge transfer between partner...

Posted September 18, 2013    

The Low Carbon Hub: Innovation and Community Renewable Energy

Mobilising Local Energy Investment Project Development Assistance (MLEI-PDA), supported by Intelligent Energy Europe assists local and regional authorities develop sustainable energy projects. It aims to bridge the gap between sustainable energy...

Posted July 25, 2013    

Lowering Energy Consumption in Extreme Temperatures

“We wanted to have a project focusing on the climate in the north, which is challenging.” Project manager Riikka Holopainen, VTT Technical Research Centre, FinlandThe German concept of a passive house is not suited to extremely cold...

Posted July 11, 2013    

Italy Energy Performance Contracts Fund Energy Efficiency

Investment in improving the energy efficiency of buildings is widely acknowledged as a high-potential and cost-effective means of improving Europe’s Energy security, reducing operating costs, reducing CO2 Emissions and creating jobs. Studies have...

Posted June 8, 2013    

Community Power: Loans for Community-Based Renewable Energy

In the UK, awareness of climate change and its relation to energy supply is at an all-time high. The current technological and legislative context offers significant financial incentives for the expansion of renewable energy systems. This has...

Posted May 11, 2013