Important vacancies in energy efficiency

Important vacancies in energy efficiency

There are some important vacancies available throughout Europe. The closing date for the research position at the Association for the Conservation of Energy is February 20th, so you need to apply immediately.   • Project Advisers for Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) Are you an experienced professional in the field of energy … Continue reading

New report by BPIE assesses readiness of EU countries in their transition to smart buildings

New report by BPIE assesses readiness of EU countries in their transition to smart buildings

Europe is gripped in the trend towards improving our buildings and infrastructure through “smart” techniques. The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) has recently published a report assessing how prepared EU member states are for this transition.   European countries are missing smart buildings opportunities Analysis by the on the readiness of EU countries to transition … Continue reading

Demonstrating the variation in economic value across energy efficiency investments

Demonstrating the variation in economic value across energy efficiency investments

We are always looking for solid analysis related to energy efficiency. Judson Boomhower, Postdoctoral scholar, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Lucas Davis, Associate Professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley have written an important column the VoxEU.org website about their recent work. Electricity prices can vary dramatically … Continue reading

New report on benefits of ending fossil fuel subsidies

New report on benefits of ending fossil fuel subsidies

To ensure the low-carbon energy transition it is necessary to address the use of subsidies for fossil fuels. A new study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Global Subsidies Initiative and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) provides a comprehensive assessment of the adverse impact of such subsidies.   Ending Fossil Fuel Production Subsidies … Continue reading