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European Commission welcomes final vote on energy performance of buildings

The European Parliament gave yesterday its final approval on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings directive. The vote signals the closure of the first of 8 legislative proposals part of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package brought forward by the European Commission on 30 November 2016. Then, new rules will make buildings smarter and more energy […]

Consumption in the EU above the energy efficiency target

Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, informs today that consumption in the EU above the energy efficiency target4% gap for primary energy consumption and 2% gap for final energy consumption targets. The European Union (EU) has committed itself to reducing energy consumption by 20% by 2020 compared to projections. This objective is also […]

MEPs set ambitious targets for cleaner, more efficient energy use

MEPs are ready to negotiate binding targets with EU ministers to boost energy efficiency by 35% and the share of renewables in the total energy mix by 35%, by 2030, as voted yesterday in the  European Parliament.  Parliament endorsed committee proposals for binding EU-level targets of an 35% improvement in energy efficiency, a minimum 35% […]

Commission welcomes agreement on energy performance of buildings

A political agreement on new rules for improving the energy performance of buildings was reached today between negotiators from the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission. The Commission’s proposal forms part of the implementation of the Juncker Commission priorities – in particular “a resilient Energy Union and a forward-looking climate change policy“. Today’s agreement […]

EU Clean Energy progressing towards the Sustainable Development Goals

The EU made significant progress over the last 5 years towards the overall achievement of Sustainable Development Goal ‘Affordable and clean energy’ (SDG 7), which was adopted by the United Nations in September 2015, as EUROSTAT has informed in it last report: “Sustainable development in the European Union – 2017 monitoring report of the progress […]

Communication experts debate about the state of the social media on Sustainable Energy

The second summer workshop of the Twitter for Sustainable Energy Community (Tw4SE), organised by Copper Alliance and Vattel , took place yesterday in Brussels to debate about the “State of the social media” and to show four uses-cases and lessons learnt on Twitter. The event gathered more than 30 to professionals, including Raquel Castán– communications manager of NOBEL GRID […]

The Innovations of Nobel Grid will be exhibited in GENERA Spanish Fair

NOBEL GRID project will be exhibited in GENERA, the Energy and Environment International Trade Fair, which will take place in the halls at IFEMA (Madrid) from 28 February to 3 March 2017. The GENERA 2017 Technical Conferences will analyse the renewable energy sector’s prospects and the path to progress in energy efficiency. Energy efficiency, energy services, […]

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