Energy Efficiency Directive: Buildings renovation (as it relates to Article 4)
Departing from the transposition and implementation process of the European Union Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), the role of the multilevel governance is of utmost importance, as all policy layers (national, regional and local) contribute to the overall energy saving target of each MS.
To support this process, a key message to local and regional authorities is that once their MS transpose the EED fully, it will be their task to ensure that national legislators implement it.
Swiss-Polish Cooperation Programme is a non-refundable foreign aid granted by Switzerland to Poland as one of the new EU member states, in order to reduce economic and social disparities existing between Poland and more developed EU countries, and to reduce the differences on the Polish territory–between urban centers and structurally underdeveloped regions.
One of the activities significantly improving energy efficiency in Poland is the operational programme “Energy and environmental management in public buildings of Częstochowa City”.
Several European municipalities and regions have already committed themselves to the principles of the passive house (maximum heating and cooling requirements of 15 kWh/m²a in new buildings). The experiences of these regions, or PassREgs, have helped pave the way for other UE regions to reach the 2020 energy targets. Border regions that had implemented effective and cost-effective strategies were highlighted.
The province of Alicante has a strong commitment with the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy European Initiative and is it recognized as Covenant Coordinator by the Commission. As such the province puts its resources and know-how at the service of signatories. 138 municipalities are currently adhered in the province of Alicante to the Covenant of Mayors and / or the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.
The Institute for the Diversification and Energy Saving (IDAE) has extensive previous experience in managing different aid programs for energy efficiency and renewable energy. Notable are the Action Plans of the Strategy for Energy Savings and Energy Efficiency, 2004-2012, as well as incentive programs on the purchase of an efficient electric vehicle, among others.
The Sustainable Construction Programme in Andalusia is a combination of economic measures (subsidies and incentives) and other actions such as regulatory, training and fiscal, that seek, through energy saving and energy, and renewable energy, to promote the energy rehabilitation of buildings, urban rehabilitation, improve the competitiveness of companies of the construction sector, create skilled employment and reduce
The implementation of the “Exoikonomo” program is in the main part of the national energy strategy in the
In an attempt to implement energy efficient solutions the Miechow municipality applied for funding to the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management.
Thermal Modernisation is usually highly profitable, however, it initially requires incurring significant costs, which is why many building owners may not implement thermo-modernisation actions without financial assistance.