The Energy Agency of Upper Austria (OÖ Energiesparverband), with the support of the Upper Austrian Government and their corporate and institutional partners (see below), organized a 5 days-event (22-2 (...)
On the 19th of June, during the EU Sustainable Energy Week, project partners and participants of IMEAS and C-track 50 discussed how to achieve a better understanding of interactions between actors at various (...)
The Economic Development and Infrastructural conselor of the Basque Country’s government and the president of the Ente Vasco de la Energía (EVE), Arantxa Tapia and Iñigo Ansola, CEO of EVE, attendeded (...)
The conference was focused on the prospects of smart cities, smart islands and investment platforms in the EU; investment platforms – combining financing for smart cities in cohesions countries and creating (...)
During the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2019, the session co-organised by DecarbHeat and FEDARENE, “The Green Revolution Starts at Home” took place in order to presents the heating and cooling sector (...)
In celebration of Europe Day and ahead of the European Elections, the regions, energy agencies and islands of FEDARENE declared once again their clear and immovable commitment to support the European Union (...)
Since the Sibiu Summit on the 9th of May, when 210 European Mayors and leaders of cities across Europe urged the European Council and Member States to step up the EU’s climate commitments, over 100 Mayors (...)
What are the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED)?
The new Clean Energy Package is changing Europe‘s energy markets. “Energy efficiency first” and “global leadership in renewables” are at the core of Europe’s (...)
Adrian Joyce has more than fifteen years of experience as a practising architect. During his career in the building sector, he has paid a lot of attention on how to bring innovation to this field towards (...)
Andy Bull spent 30 years in Welsh Local Government and developed many projects on climate change mitigation and sustainable development over the years. He was responsible for the creation of Mid Wales (...)
Christiane Egger is the Vice-President of FEDARENE and the Deputy Manager of OÖ Energiesparverband, the energy agency of Upper Austria, and the manager of the Ökoenergie-Cluster, a network of 160 companies (...)
Simone Lowthe-Thomas is Chief Executive Officer of Severn Wye Energy Agency (UK) and FEDARENE Vice-President for Energy Efficiency (Buildings & Behavior). With over 25 years’ experience working in the (...)
(07 May 2019) — Mayors and leaders of 210 cities across Europe, representing 62 million citizens have today urged the European Council and Member States to step up the EU’s climate commitments, to show (...)
In an unprecedented Climate Action Call published today, the 7th of May 2019, a broad coalition is urging European leaders to take decisive action to respond to the climate emergency. Hundreds of European (...)
The Roger Léron Award aims to celebrate outstanding contributions to the development of sustainable energy at the EU, local and regional level.
The Award was established by FEDARENE in 2014. The Award (...)
TERRISTORy.fr: a reference web-tool for territories in transitionThe energy and environmental transition is an opportunity for the territories to regain a new perspective towards development.
The Auvergne (...)
With their close proximity to citizens and unique competencies, Europe’s regions are well placed to inform policymakers on the challenges of energy transition explains FEDARENE President, Julije Domac (...)
Discover our President Julije Domac’s interview published in the latest edition of the Parliament Magazine. In this interview, Julije Domac explains the vital role of regions and energy agencies as well (...)
Although the energy poverty theme is rapidly spreading over the EU, it has distinct specificities in EEC: low-income households cannot afford to change the old inefficient heating equipment or replace (...)
FEDARENE is proud to launch the 5th edition of the Roger Léron Award, which aims to celebrate outstanding contributions to the development of sustainable energy at the EU, local and regional level. From (...)
1. EU’s Long-Term Strategy should bring forward cross-sectorial approaches integrating aspects related to energy, environment and climate altogether. This should include a clear recognition of the multiple (...)
Many project promoters lack the skills and capacity to set up, implement and finance ambitious low-energy and clean energy building projects. This is why the European Commission has set up several tools (...)
The 3rd and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open!
Don’t miss this last opportunity to join our peer-learning community that already gathers more than 100 participant cities, regions (...)
The Potenza pilot involves the Santa Lucia escalator, the most powerful and long escalator in the city and the swimming pool of Montereale Sport Park.
The Potenza pilot site is aimed at demonstrating the (...)
3CEA is delighted to have been selected for the EU Expert Mission as part of the EU funded ManagEnergy Programme. Christiane Egger from Upper Austria’s Energiesparverband OO spent 3 days at 3CEA in Kilkenny (...)
The 3rd and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! Is your city/region trying to secure financing to achieve ambitious energy and climate objectives? Or do you have projects/activities (...)
The European Energy Service Award is back! Since 2005, the Berliner Energieagentur and the European Commission honour companies and projects for outstanding efforts and achievements in energy services (...)
Achieving a smart, socially fair and sustainable energy system requires strong policies, competitive businesses, and technology innovation. Mastering the digital transformation of energy and buildings (...)
On 6 June 2018, Director General Dominique Ristori announced the creation of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat at the European Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels. The announcement was made in (...)
The Covenant of Mayors is the world’s largest movement for local climate and energy actions. The initiative now gathers 7,000+ local and regional authorities across 57 countries drawing on the strengths (...)
The C-Track 50 project will be presented during a side event of the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP24 in Katowice, Poland, on 8 December 2018 in the EU Pavilion. It will be organised by project (...)
The 4th edition of the Roger Léron Award was concluded on the 10th October 2018, with the Ceremony at the Palais des Académies in Brussels and the announcement of Andy Bull as winner.
Andy Bull spent (...)
The jury made its call, and the 3 finalists of the Roger Léron Award 2018 are finally known: congratulations to Andy Bull (UK), José Rámon Peran Gonzalez (ES), and Gérard Savatier (FR). The final result (...)
A new Energy Efficiency Directive has been agreed upon and Europeans now have their new target: 32,5% for 2030. Public authorities through their energy efficiency strategies will be the main drivers for (...)
1st Croatian roundtable organised by REA NORTH
C–Track 50 is a H2020 project which began in March 2018. It aims to support local and regional authorities in energy and climate planning in order to achieve (...)
The Covenant of Mayors initiative has been active for the last 10 years in Europe with an increasing success amongst cities & towns.
The Covenant framework is supporting its signatories in achieving their (...)
Energy efficiency and renewable energy are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy transition that serves the needs of citizens, economic development, and the environment.
Achieving a smart (...)
Your city/region has ambitious energy and climate objectives and your local strategies and action plans are ready? Moreover, you have already managed to secure financing for your project while mobilising (...)
With this special dossier, the “General Journal of Europe” aims to promote regions, energy and environmental agencies, community associations and their members as well as all decision-makers.
It wishes (...)
With this special dossier, the “General Journal of Europe” aims to promote regions, energy and environmental agencies, community associations and their members as well as all decision-makers. It wishes (...)
As stakeholders of the sustainable energy field gathered in Brussels for the EU Sustainable Energy Week, they had the chance to end the second day of the Policy Conference on an inspirational note.
The Roger Léron Award aims to acknowledge the determination of an individual and their impressive contributions to sustainable energy at the regional and local level in Europe.
The nomination period is (...)
This conference is a partnership between the European Covenant of Mayors Initiative, The Irish Government’s dialogue on climate action and the Tipperary Energy Agency. It will focus on how citizens can (...)
In the frame of the BiogasAction H2020 project, the Severn Wye Energy Agency (SWEA) has been concentrating its activities on promoting the concept of small-scale, on-farm and waste based anaerobic digestion (...)
The initiative will empower energy agencies to facilitate and support sustainable energy investments at local/regional level.
Staff of energy agencies from 17 EU countries learns from experienced trainers (...)
In June 2017, FEDARENE issued its Berlin Declaration “Stand Together for a United Europe”. Almost one year later, we reiterate our commitment: the European Union and the constructive cooperation of its (...)
New rules will make buildings smarter and more energy efficient, saving money and creating jobs in the renovation and construction sector.
The European Parliament gave, on 17 April 2018, its final approval (...)
The added value of European Union’s financial programmes is made tangible through local and regional initiatives. Local and regional initiatives show the cohesion policy is both a catalyst for investment (...)
The Roger Léron Award aims to acknowledge the determination of an an individual and their impressive contributions to sustainable energy at the regional and / or local level in Europe.
Indeed, regional (...)