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Commission welcomes final vote on energy performance of buildings

New rules will make buildings smarter and more energy efficient, saving money and creating jobs in the renovation and construction sector. 

Need for strong cooperation among Member States for an adequate level of ambition for EU Energy Efficiency Targets

70+ leading businesses and associations urging strong EU energy efficiency targets.

No crystal ball necessary: energy efficiency can help mitigate price volatility

Electricity bills don’t make for terribly exciting reading, but as boring as they may look, there is much more going on beneath the surface. Whereas the price most people pay for electricity remains steady from month to month, electricity costs can change dramatically from one hour to the...

IEA: Latest trends in energy efficiency

Improvements in global energy efficiency slowed down dramatically in 2017, because of a weakening of efficiency policy coverage and stringency as well as lower energy prices. Global energy intensity improved by only 1.7% in 2017, compared with an average of 2.3% over the last three years.

IEA Global Energy & CO2 Status Report: The latest trends in energy and emissions in 2017

The IEA’s first Global Energy and CO2 Status Report – released in March 2018 – provides a snapshot of recent global trends and developments across fuels, renewable sources, and energy efficiency and carbon emissions, in 2017.

Energy efficiency has a leading role to play in our distributed energy future

The increased prevalence of distributed energy resources is driving changes to utility planning. Our new report, The Role of Energy Efficiency in a Distributed Energy Future, found that most utilities are not currently using energy efficiency in distribution system planning, but several states are...

Save Energy, Protect Health: How Energy Efficiency Can Prevent 30,000 Asthma Attacks Each Year

Saving energy can reduce the number of asthma attacks and other harmful health effects of air pollution from power plants, according to Saving Energy, Saving Lives: The Health Impacts of Avoiding Power Plant Pollution with Energy Efficiency, a pioneering new report released by the American Council...

C4E Forum

WHAT IS THE C4E FORUM?In short - not your average conference. The aim of the C4E Forum is to build and strengthen Central and Eastern Europe’s energy efficiency community. With so many interesting efficiency projects, policies and programmes happening in the region, our community needs a...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (All day) - Saturday, June 16, 2018 (All day)

Avoiding common traps in energy savings (mis)calculation

Inconsistencies in the calculation of energy savings could derail global sustainability efforts, warn Tom Machinchick and Dr. Andreas Hermelink. Together, they investigate the effect of non-persistence in energy conservation measures on meeting the Paris Agreement and other carbon emissions goals.

Are we rich enough to waste for long? Challenges of renewing the Hungarian housing stock

Hungary, in recent years, has had the highest energy import-to-GDP ratio in the European Union. Decreasing energy intensity and energy dependence, as well as energy consumption is in the strategic interest of the country. The biggest energy saving potential is in the buildings. Encouraging energy...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 09:00 - 16:00