EU Observatory on Energy Poverty

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The European Commission published the call for tenders “EU Observatory on Energy Poverty”. The subject matter of the contract is to set up, launch and operate an EU Observatory on Energy Poverty with the aim to map energy poverty in Europe. The key objectives are improving transparency, dissemination of information and providing technical assistance.
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The Data4Action Conference “Observatories for Energy and GHG, a strong support to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy”

Regional and local public authorities design, implement and monitor Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAPs). The Covenant of Mayors initiative provides support at each stage of this process. However, the success of these tasks as well as the improvement of the SECAPs can be guaranteed only through the availability of energy and GHG data. […]

News from the ORECA observatory in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

  The team of the Observatoire Régional de l’Energie, du Climat et de l’Air (ORECA) has the pleasure of informing you of it’s latest updates and publications (in French) available on their official website: Macroscopic evaluation of the potential of ground-based solar power plants in the south of France (2016) (FR pdf) Critères d’aides 2016 […]

Launch of GHG Protocol: Policy and Action Standard, Mitigation Goal Standard

. On 21st November, the World Resources Institute will launch in Washington two new Greenhouse Gas Protocol Standards aiming to inform government climate change strategies. These important new standards can help answer some of the most fundamental questions facing our planet going forward: Are countries on track to meet their climate commitments? How effective are […]

EU Building Stock Observatory

The European Commission has launched a new database on the EU’s building stock to monitor the energy performance of buildings across Europe. The database – called the EU Building Stock Observatory – provides information on buildings’ characteristics including their construction period, energy use, onsite renewable energy and renovation rates.