5th International Solar District Heating Conference in Graz starts with record attendance
Graz, 11 April 2018. Inspired by an annual market growth of 35 per cent in Europe, 350 experts have come together in Graz, Austria, for the 5th International Solar District Heating Conference. On 11 and 12 April 2018 the scientists and market stakeholders discuss the state of the art and strategies for the further development of the solar district heating market.
This report, written in the framework of the European project CASCO, aims to make a link between low carbon policies and wood policies at European, national and regional level. The European Union developed the concept of Green Public Procurement (GPP) to support the use of environmental products and services in public procurement. How do public authorities use GPP? Which are the possibilities to improve GPP at municipal level? How can public authorities use GPP criteria to get low timber products? This document will try to answer these questions.
The Roger Léron Award aims to acknowledge the determination of an an individual and their impressive contributions to sustainable energy at the regional and local level in Europe.
Indeed, regional and local levels of governance play a central role in energy and climate issues, through their responsibility for many policy areas (energy, transport, housing,…), their proximity to citizens, their thorough knowledge of the territory, and their greater flexibility than national governments. Their concrete contributions on the ground are adding up to reduce Europe’s dependence on foreign energy, ensure Europe’s security of energy supply, and prevent further impact on our climate.
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Energy Environment is celebrating its 40 years ! For this occasion, we invite you to the conference : Territories in transition futur