Goodbye EASMEAfter seven years, the H2020 Energy Unit says good-bye to EASME and hello to CINEA, which will be our new home for the next programming period 2021-2027! Please read our editorial and find out what the future holds for the support of energy efficiency projects in Horizon Europe and LIFE.
Handy new tools to help you with the new EU energy labels!On 1 March 2021, dishwashers, washing machines, refrigerators, and electronic displays with ratings as A+, A++ or A+++, returned to a simpler A-G scale.
CA-RES successfully supports the Renewable Energy Directive in the EUThe Concerted Action on the Renewable Energy Directive (CA-RES) has successfully demonstrated its value in supporting EU Member States in the implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive and the achievement of the national renewable energy targets. CA-RES has helped participating national authorities to gain a better understanding of policy measures implemented by their peers, common challenges and best-practice examples.
Making net zero-energy real and affordable in EU residential buildingsThe ZERO-PLUS project, funded under H2020 Energy Efficiency, has successfully evolved technologies and practices for the delivery of net zero-energy buildings in support of the European Green Deal’s renovation wave. Moreover, the project developed solutions that make net zero-energy buildings competitive and affordable for EU citizens.
ComAct is set to renovate multi-family apartment buildings and fight energy povertyComAct ( Community Tailored Actions for Energy Poverty Mitigation) seeks to unlock high impact / high-cost energy efficiency improvements in multi-family apartment buildings in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) regions.
Webinar on the impacts of Energy Efficiency projects in the Industry and Services sectors – 22 April 2021EASME will present key results of a study assessing the impact of 41 EU-funded projects (both Intelligent Energy Europe-II and H2020 programmes), which focused on supporting the uptake of energy efficiency measures in the Industry and Services sectors.
We are moving to CINEA on 1 April!With the implementation of the new long-term EU budget, some EASME managed programme are moving to the new European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA). From 1 April, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), the Life Programme, Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency and partly Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge ‘Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials will by managed by the new Agency.
The 4RinEU strategic network: upscaling innovative deep renovation solutionsRenovating building stocks is one of the major challenges for the European Union. The European Green Deal’s Renovation Wave has shown the critical role buildings can play in achieving climate neutrality by 2050.