The Mure database, that includes policies and measures in EU28 countries countries and Norway, Switzerland and Serbia and aims at the improvement of energy efficiency in the end-use sectors for households, industry, transport and services, has been updated with most recent policies and measures. The Mure database has been also redesigned to improve its user-friendliness and functionalities.
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a major impact on energy systems around the world, curbing investments and threatening to slow the expansion of key clean energy technologies. Dave Turk and George Kamiya (IEA- International Energy Agency) examine 10 key themes in a recent article available at https://www.iea.org/articles/the-impact-of-the-covid-19-crisis-on-clean-energy-progress.
How can the Paris climate goals be achieved in rural areas? In May 2019, 14 Vorderwald households with 64 people spent four weeks trying to get as close as possible to the climate goals decided by the international community in Paris. The results of the climate experiment The greenhouse gas emissions of the participants were already below half the Austrian average before the trial. As part of the
Die erste Umsetzungsperiode der Energieautonomie Vorarlberg mit Zeithorizont 2020 steuert auf ihr Finale zu. Im Rahmen eines Treffens der Mitglieder der vier Arbeitsgruppen der Energieautonomie Vorarlberg im Cubus in Wolfurt wurde Resümee gezogen. Im Jahr 2010 haben sich rund 60 Vorarlbergerinnen und Vorarlberger in vier Arbeitsgruppen zusammengefunden, um konkrete Maßnahmen mit Zeithorizont 202
In order to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases in accordance with the Paris Agreement and the Energie Autonomie Vorarlberg, a decarbonisation of the residential and non-residential building sector is necessary. This is being confirmed by a statement of the provincial government in the Energie- und Monitoringbericht Vorarlberg. According to this report, in 2016 47 % of the final energy consump