European Building Stock Observatory launched

European Building Stock Observatory launched

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. The Observatory tracks energy performance levels […]

European Energy Efficiency Platform launched

European Energy Efficiency Platform launched

On April 5th, the European Joint Research Center presented the interactive and collaborative online European Energy Efficiency Platform. This beta platform is conceived to fill the gap opened by scattered data and fragmented knowledge resulting from a rapidly growing energy efficiency market. It is expected to be both a one-stop shop for information retrieval and […]

Covenant of Mayors now includes Climate Actions

Covenant of Mayors now includes Climate Actions

The Covenant of Mayors is a unique bottom-up movement supported by the European Commission that succeeded in mobilising a great number of local and regional authorities to developing action plans and directing investments towards climate change mitigation measures. Building on the success of the Covenant of Mayors, the Mayors Adapt initiative was launched in 2014, […]