EU Observatory on Energy Poverty

Data4Action

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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New Observatory! ROECC – Regional Observatory for Energy, Environment and Climate, BG

The Energy Agency of Plovdiv has established the Regional Observatory for Energy, Environment and Climate (ROECC – http://observatory.eap-save.eu/) in the South Central and South East Region with the aim to support local authorities in their development, monitoring and evaluation of local actions dedicated to the European 20-20-20 target and other national targets.

New Observatory! Energyhub.ie, Carlow Kilkenny Regional Energy Observatory, IE

Carlow Kilkenny Energy Agency aims to “lead and support Co. Kilkenny & Co. Carlow and beyond to reduce its CO2 emissions by stimulating and contributing to the implementation of best practice in the field of sustainable energy” (www.ckea.ie).

150 countries pledge to curb carbon emissions

“Some 150 countries representing around 90% of the world’s carbon emissions have now filed pledges to curb them, dramatically increasing the chances of a deal at the Paris climate summit in December. The promises made so far would still put the world on track for dangerous global warming rise of 3C (around 9F). But they […]

Policy Recommendations on improving Energy Data Sharing for Effective Energy Planning at Sub-National Levels

The recommendations are based on the outcomes of roundtable discussions held at EU and regional levels within the framework of the IEE-DATA4ACTION Project. They were derived by identifying gaps in existing legislation and defining key elements that could be introduced in future or revised legislation in order to facilitate the exchange of energy data. At […]