2021-2027 Cohesion Policy Support for Energy Efficiency and Building Renovation

This study looks into how EU member states plan to use cohesion policy funding to support renovation and draws attention to key actions to maximise impact.

Buildings Directive: Parliament votes for action on cutting energy bills

By adopting its EPBD position, the European Parliament has demonstrated its commitment to slashing energy imports, improving millions of homes, lowering this way the increased energy poverty rates. Read full press release here.

Business leaders co-sign op-eds throughout Europe calling for an ambitious EPBD

Leading companies in the construction market throughout the European Union highlight in respective co-signed op-eds on national media the key role the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) can play to cut the dependence of homes and buildings in Europe on imports of fossil fuels. The following two elements are highlighted: The renovation of F/G level public buildings to B/C will signify a decrease in final energy consumption by 90%. Each billion invested to energy efficiency can create 18,000 jobs. Op-eds have been published in the following countries: Bulgaria:…

Nominate your candidate for the C4E Champion Award

We are looking for the Central and Eastern European energy efficiency champions! The C4E Champion Award recognises the contribution of public officials in the CEE region to progressing energy efficiency policies in their country or region. The Award ceremony will take place at C4E Forum 2023.

BUILD UP interview – Julie Kjestrup (REC Vice-Chair)

“Energy efficient renovation is about meeting climate targets and lowering energy dependence, but also about delivering on social benefits” says Julie Kjestrup (Vice-Chair of the Renovate Europe Campaign) on “Building Conversations Up” (BUILD UP)

Public buildings must lead the way in reducing fossil fuel imports

Public buildings must lead the way in reducing fossil fuel importsYour government is vocal and determined in the need to reduce fossil imports and boost the EU’s energy independence. The Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) represents an important opportunity to progress on this goal, by reducing the energy demand, and therefore the energy bills, of our public buildings. We are seriously concerned however about recent developments in the EED negotiations. In my capacity as Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign, I urge you to demonstrate leadership and a commitment to reducing…