19 November, Turin: Promoting Sustainable Energy – Data quality to support local action
The metropolitan city of Turin will host on the 19th November an international event under the Covenant of Mayors and the European project DATA4ACTION. During this event, a number of institutions and researchers will bring to light a few examples of success stories of the support of local action to promote energy sustainability. Thousands of local and regional authorities are in fact involved in Europe and Italy, through initiatives such as the Covenant of Mayors, in long-term sustainable energy planning to reduce CO2 emissions and energy consumption. In this context, the collection of data and their quality are often an obstacle to start an effective and convincing energy transition. The project DATA4ACTION, co-funded by the European Union, foresees that 12 energy observatories, including that of the metropolitan city of Turin, develop and strengthen their own course of action to overcome those barriers.
Venue: Metropolitan City of Torino Auditorium, Corso Inghilterra 7
Do not miss other news from Energee Watch
Opening convention of the Green City Energy ONtheSEA International Forum: ClimactRegions Workshop and “From Smart City to Smart Community” Conference
On the 29th of November 2012 the City of Genoa will host the “opening convention” of the Second Edition of the Green City Energy ONtheSEA International Forum, on the smart energies and the sustainable development of the city and the port.
Within the opening convention will take place the workshop: “ClimactRegions Project” and the Conference “From Smart City to Smart Community”.
Climate change: Europe needs local and regional strategies
Source: Article by Neil Swannick, in the Guardian Professional (15 October 2013) The European commission launched in April a strategy about adaptation to climate change, which was reviewed by the committee of the regions last week in Brussels. This European Union consultative body comprises 353 elected local and regional authority representatives from the 28 […]
Consultation: Harmonized transport carbon footprinting measures
Stakeholders consultation on sustainable transport: promoting the development of harmonised carbon footprinting measures for both freight and passenger transport services in Europe. Consultation period: 21/03/2014 – 13/06/2014 Background Carbon footprinting is a method to generate data about the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of transport operations on an aggregated level of a company, or more detailed, […]
PORTUGAL, 3rd Nov: Webinar on Local Energy Data Collection for GHG Emissions Inventories
. 3 November 2015 11:00-12:30 local time / 12:00-13:30 CEST. . Working language: Portuguese . This webinar will focus on energy data collection methods and practices in Portugal and will provide practical advice on energy data gathering and processing for the purpose of preparing emission inventories (BEI/MEI) as part of a Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP). […]