Scenarios integrating power, road transport and residential heating sectors across Europe with a wide range of zero-carbon technologies and energy carriers can come with socio-economic benefits.
Infrastructure for high amounts of green gas projected to be a third more expensive than for energy efficiency and smart electrification
Building the infrastructure to decarbonise the EU’s energy system by 2050 through large amounts of green gas is projected to be up to 36% more expensive than through energy efficiency and smart electrification, even in European countries with a cold climate, according to “Towards fossil-free energy in 2050” (1), a new report launched today. The(…)
The European Climate Foundation has been awarded a donation after a competitive call for proposals organised by the Nationale Postcode Loterij. The good news was announced during the annual Goed Geld Gala 2019 on Monday 4 March.
New IPSOS study reveals that European citizens would be willing to carry out energy renovation in their homes in order to increase their thermal comfort, pay less in energy bills and improve their quality of living.
New IPSOS study: European citizens willing to renovate their home but held back by investments to be made
European citizens would be willing to carry out energy renovation in their homes in order to increase their thermal comfort, pay less in energy bills and improve their quality of living. However, most of them are held back by the perceived financial investments to be made (1) as well as by the hassle of organising(…)
Invitation to discuss policy changes and solutions with the Central and Eastern Europe’s energy efficiency community.
Selection of publications supported by the ECF in 2016
The briefing sets out how the principle can help the Energy Union to deliver on these three goals, and the changes needed to the governance framework to make it work in practice
Evaluating our Future: The Crucial Role of Discount Rates in European Commission Energy System Modelling
Ecofys and eceee review the European Commission’s use of discount rates
Central governments have not shown leadership in ending the waste of energy in their own buildings