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  Small islands, big moves: Renewable off-grid solutions across the sea
21 June 2018 - 10:23, by Sara Giovannini | 198 visits
Summer is here! As you might read this story in your office, how about a virtual trip to some beautiful islands? Put on your sunglasses and hop with us from Samsø (Denmark) over to Tilos (Greece) and then to El Hierro (Spain), three islands championing renewable energy (...)
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  EU deal on Energy Union Governance enables local authorities to participate in designing national climate and energy futures
20 June 2018 - 15:50, by David Donnerer | 259 visits
At 4 am this morning, the EU institutions reached an agreement on a key component of the Energy Union, the regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union. Through this regulation, the EU defines the political process for ensuring that the EU’s mid- and long-term energy and climate objectives are met. Member States will have to draft (...)
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  EU taking big step forward toward energy democracy
14 June 2018 - 16:55, by Sara Giovannini | 459 visits
Early this morning the European Parliament and the European Council reached an agreement on the Renewable Energy Directive: by 2030 the EU will have to increase renewables to 32% share of the energy supply and in order to reach this binding target, for the first time, an explicit role for citizens and communities is (...)
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  Air, Climate, Energy: all responsible
31 May 2018 - 09:55, by Claire Roumet | 385 visits
Policy brief by Claire Roumet
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  Blockchain: bringing cooperation to the energy market
29 May 2018 - 15:39, by David Donnerer | 535 visits
, 29 May 2018 - 15:39, by Miriam Eisermann | 535 visits
Think of an ant hill. Imagine hundreds, thousands of little self-organised insects moving in all directions, some of them handing tiny pieces of leaves over to their companion. Everything goes fast, nothing gets lost. Ants are driven by cooperation, not competition. I know, blockchain is far more complex than that, but isn’t it also (...)
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  @assises_energie : Be part of the programme!
24 May 2018 - 11:48, by Béatrice Karas | 448 visits
At the end of January 2019, will be held in Dunkirk the 20th European Energy Transition Conference - the annual meeting of all European participants in energy transition and adapting to climate change.
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  Cities: testbeds for energy innovation – Energy Atlas 2018
15 May 2018 - 17:16, by Sara Giovannini | 865 visits
The Heinrich Böll Stiftung, the German Green Political Foundation, recently released its Energy Atlas 2018 - Facts and Figures about Renewables in Europe. The Atlas provides an overview of the current debates going on in the European Union countries, at the time when they are discussing their 2030 energy and climate strategies. It (...)
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  EPC and why public authorities shouldn’t shy away from it - New Guide on EPC Accounting Rules released
14 mai 2018 - 14:43, par Miriam Eisermann | 642 visits
As follow-up to the EUROSTAT accounting rules decision last year, a new guide has been published by EIB, Commission and Eurostat : "The Practitioners’ Guide on the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts in public accounts". It explains in detail how Energy Performance Contracts work and gives a clear overview of the (...)
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O papel das autarquias na distribuição de energia elétrica na Europa: o caso português
Monday 2 July 10:00-14:00

URBACT City Festival
From 13 to 14 September

CIVITAS Annual Conference
From 19 to 21 September

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