• Greenpeace Greece: Why investing in new gas infrastructure is the wrong choice

    While energy prices are soaring, notably because of gas, the Greek government announced late 2022 that energy security depends on mining and will invest 1.5 billion in gas infrastructure. What if we shifted subsidies for new fossil gas infrastructure to energy efficiency upgrades, heat pumps or rooftop PVs? Do Member States always support these choices […]

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  • NECPlatform kicks in, supporting Member States towards ambitious NECPs, drafted in multi-level dialogue processes

    The #NECPlatform Project: A hands-on solution to improve multilevel governance and stakeholders’ engagement in the NECPs drafting process. The LIFE-NECPlatform project aims at supporting six EU Member States (Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Italy, Portugal and Romania) in their transition to climate neutrality by setting up and managing permanent multi-level Climate and Energy Dialogue (CED) Platforms, in […]

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  • [Podcast] Energy efficiency: the solution to Europe’s energy crisis

    While Europe’s energy crisis fuels fears of a harsh winter for millions of European residents, much discussions are revolving around diversifying the EU’s energy suppliers and reducing European countries’ dependency on Russian hydrocarbons. Yet, solutions can also be found within Europe with the implementation of demand side measures to reduce energy consumption. Senior associate at […]

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  • After event material – Towards more energy efficient companies – focus on various industry sectors

    EU-funded ICCEE aimed at bridging inefficiencies in the cold supply chain stages, increasing the energy efficiency and the energy culture of food and beverage manufacturing industries, warehouses, cold storage and logistic operators. The project enhanced the awareness on energy efficiency and sustainable supply chain initiatives at every organisational level, from top management to operational staff. […]

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  • [Video] How to achieve a socially just EU Renovation Wave?

    IEECP discussed its study on heating decarbonisation for the low-income groups. focusing on policies to decarbonise residential buildings in Central, Eastern and Southern EU, the impact on energy poverty and the mitigation strategies. Hosted with EURACTIV, this event discussed how a socially just EU Renovation Wave can be achieved and how a massive renovation of […]

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  • Energy poverty and the future costs under the Energy Efficiency Directive: the role of article 7 policies

    The event organised by IEECP allowed gathering members of the European Commission, European Parliament and National Ministries to discuss key results from projects and initiatives on the topic of energy poverty and the role of policies to alleviate it.  Speakers discussed the role of the Fit-for-55 package, Art7 EED policies as well as EU funds […]

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  • Podcast – Changing people’s habits

    In this episode, host Mathias Steck, Service Area Manager for Renewables Northern Europe at DNV, is joined by Filippos Anagnostopoulos, co-ordinator for a project called NUDGE, a European Union Horizon 2020 initiative. Together they explore how behavioural science can be used to incentivize people to make positive changes in terms of their energy use. They […]

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  • BECOOP – Unlocking the community bioenergy potential

    This short video explains in 2 minutes concepts such as biomass / bioenergy, energy communities and introduces BECoop and its key actions to foster a broad deployment of bioenergy heating technologies across Europe and empower policy to transfer the community energy momentum to bioenergy heating. The ambition of BECoop (2020-2023), a project supported by the […]

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  • Recent developments in the field of Energy Efficiency First

    This short seminar focused on the latest developments in the field of Energy Efficiency First. The war in Ukraine and current tensions with Russia put in the spotlight the vulnerability of Europe to energy imports. Energy Efficiency First (EE1st) is more than ever an essential principle to secure that Europeans’ energy needs are met while […]

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  • Video – a dive into Sensei’s key theme, Pay for performance, in 6 minutes

    How would you define P4P – Pay For Performance? How can the adoption of such a model contribute to the achievement of energy efficiency goals in the EU? In this video, the H2020-funded project SENSEI partners answer and share useful information to fully grasp the P4P concept.

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  • Video – IEECP, for an energy transition that leaves no one behind

    Discover how IEECP supports various policymakers in the energy transition implementation, why together we are stronger and how IEECP gathers stakeholders in capacity building for a to increase this power. In the end, the right energy transition is the one that leaves no one behind. 2 minutes to dig into one of IEECP’s key mission […]

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  • How to get support on energy efficiency policies (EED art. 7)? News from the H2020 ENSMOV project

    What is the situation of EEOs & alternative measures in EU? The Horizon 2020-funded project ENSMOV summarizes the trends in the energy efficiency obligation schemes design and management as well as lessons-learnt, presented in a webinar on May 13: access the webinar recording, presentations, a comprehensive summary and link to the snapshot report. And save […]

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