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The Energy saving in municipal building (ENSAMB) project was launched in 2012; it aims to achieve at least 25% energy savings in 120 municipal buildings—representing 11 GWh/year and an estimated investment of €11.2 million. The project partners are 5 small municipalities in rural Norway—Elverum, Engerdal, Stor-Elvdal and Åmot—all of whom have also signed the Covenant… » read more

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The objective of the ENNEREG project wasHow can regions contribute to fulfilling the EU’s sustainable energy policy goals? The project, supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme, ran for 3 years from 1st May 2010. ENNEREG developed and implemented regional Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) to steer the sustainable energy process in the following regions:… » read more

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Mobilising Local Energy Investment Project Development Assistance (MLEI-PDA), supported by Intelligent Energy Europe assists local and regional authorities develop sustainable energy projects. It aims to bridge the gap between sustainable energy plans and real investment by funding activities necessary to prepare, and mobilise finance for public investment programmes. The types of projects supported include investment… » read more

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ManagEnergy had a very busy EUSEW 2013 co-organising four events, meeting new contacts from all over Europe and distributing the newly published 2013 Energy Agencies Directory and Energy Agencies Map. The main theme of EUSEW 2013 was financial mechanisms, innovative financing and the need to change political will into investment to ensure Europe meets its… » read more

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There is an urgent need to increase the energy efficiency of European building stock. Buildings account for 40 percent of total energy consumption in the European Union. Nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs), a new generation of low energy buildings, with integrated renewable energy sources, increased levels of comfort and limited environmental impact, will play a… » read more

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Bath and North East Somerset Council are the first local authority in the United Kingdom to convert all main road lights to LED Technology. Bright white LEDs provide clearer and better illumination than traditional street lighting, improving conditions for cyclists, drivers and pedestrians. Each lamp contains more than 80 tiny bulbs, which have a life… » read more

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Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans are strategic plans designed to satisfy the mobility needs of people and businesses in cities and surrounding areas for an improved quality of life. They are the result of an integrated planning and address all modes and forms of transport in cities and their surrounding area. Many different approaches exist to… » read more

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The Intelligent Energy – Europe project “ENNEREG – Regions paving the way for a Sustainable Energy Europe” has launched its Regions 202020 Inspiration Guide aiming to provide all the information you need to become a Sustainable Energy Region: The guide helps you to decide where to start and what to do next in your journey… » read more

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This year’s ManagEnergy Annual Conference— Towards EU2020 and beyond – local and regional actions —will be organised in collaboration with the Covenant of Mayors and DG Energy. Traditionally among the most popular events of EUSEW, the ManagEnergy Annual Conference is aimed at a broad spectrum of energy actors, from local and regional authorities, to energy… » read more

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In the UK, awareness of climate change and its relation to energy supply is at an all-time high. The current technological and legislative context offers significant financial incentives for the expansion of renewable energy systems. This has created an attractive environment for shared investment in and ownership of renewable energy technologies. In April 2013 ManagEnergy… » read more

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