Not upgrading buildings can lead to social disaster

Why encouraging condominium retrofits fights more than climate change

The European Green Deal

How close to deliver genuine societal transformation?

Spotlight on condominiums: the EU’s orphan buildings

About the need to foster renovation coaching services in Europe

Stuttgart Fund
Stuttgart - Germany

Stuttgart Fund

Internal contracting

The Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich (IHKM)
Munich - Germany

The Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich (IHKM)

Almada’s Climate Fund
Almada - Portugal

Almada’s Climate Fund

Internal contracting

Boosting energy retrofits in condominiums

Boosting energy retrofits in condominiums

Approaches for local authorities to facilitate change

Through this guide, partners from the EU-funded ACE Retrofitting project share their learnings on how to act as facilitators between co-owners in condominiums and building experts when it comes to energy retrofits.

Unleashing the power of community renewable energy

Unleashing the power of community renewable energy

How the EU legislation can help to remove barriers to community and citizen renewable energy?

Community energy production in Europe has huge potential. A recent study found that half of EU citizens – including local communities, schools and hospitals – could be producing their own renewable electricity by 2050, meeting 45% of their energy demand.1 Now, building on new EU community and citizen energy rights, the potential must be fully unleashed, to put Europe on the path to the needed energy transformation.

Blockchain and energy transition

Blockchain and energy transition

What challenges for cities?

The opportunities and potential issues of blockchain technology for local authorities will be addressed. We will also look ahead to determine whether and when mass use of this technology at the local level could be viable.

Innovate

Innovate

One-stop-shops and energy retrofit packages for homeowners

Innovate

Home owners have difficulties in tackling a retrofit project. In order to facilitate the process, INNOVATE develops and rolls out attractive energy retrofit packages, ideally offered in one location – a one-stop-shop.

PROSPECT

PROSPECT

Peer-powered cities and regions

PROSPECT

The overall aim of PROSPECT is to enable peer-to-peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy plans.

LIFE PlanUp

LIFE PlanUp

For strong and inclusive energy & climate plans

LIFE PlanUp

Engaging national, regional and local partners, the LIFE PlanUp project focuses on five EU Member States: Spain, Italy, Poland, Romania and Hungary. PlanUp closely tracks the […]