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.
Energy Efficiency – Publication
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(…)
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
Improving the energy efficiency of UK homes reduces energy bills and offers a long-term solution to fuel poverty.
A new summary report of the IPCC AR5 demonstrates the implications of climate change for the buildings sector.