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…

Campaign Director Adrian Joyce on Euronews

Adrian Joyce, Campaign Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign, participated on the 18-19 February episode of the Euronews talk show “Brussels, my love?”. Mr. Joyce’s intervention took place during a roundtable debate on how we can reduce the energy consumption of our homes. As he put it, technologies and solutions to make our homes energy efficient are already available and therefore “to get all our homes fit for purpose by 2050 is realistic”. When asked about the financial feasibility of undergoing all renovation works, Adrian Joyce referenced the…

Blogpost – Norbert Kurilla (C4E Forum)

“Nowadays out-of-crises policies and measures shall be fully compatible with a net-zero world and avoid creating further dependencies. I think many crisis can be turned into an opportunity. Especially from energy security perspective, it could be a positive impetus that drives environmentally sound and sustainable solutions.” writes Norbert Kurilla.

REC Newsletter – Winter 2023

Welcome to Renovate Europe‘s newsletter! Here are the highlights of the last months. In December, we published “Renovate2Recover One Year On: What progress on building renovation?”. This report provides an update on progress after one year of implementation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plans, and looks at the work which has begun to unlock buildings-related investment worth at least €28bn. Renovate Europe has also continued to support efforts to achieve a strong and forward-looking Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD). With the ITRE vote in…

Patronage over the C4E Forum 2023 by President Zuzana Čaputová

We have the honour and pleasure to announce that President of the Slovak republic – Zuzana Čaputová has taken over the patronage of the C4E Forum 2023 which will take place in Samorin, Slovakia between 23 and 26 May 2023.

C4E Forum Webinar – Empowering Central and Eastern Europe through Energy Efficiency: Navigating Energy Security, Fit-for-55, and Rebuilding Ukraine

Revisit our webinar “Empowering Central and Eastern Europe through Energy Efficiency” to get a preview of the exciting topics that will be covered at the C4E Forum conference in Šamorín, Slovakia on May 23-26, 2023.