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19.07.2021, 08:25
EUHungaryRegionalRomania

Energy poverty in Central and Eastern Europe: 13 recommendations for better addressing of this challenge

Since the environmental challenges are these days on top of the agenda of the European Union (EU), new strategies to incorporate green topics into various spheres, including the building sector, started to emerge more and more often. The EU's Renovation Wave Strategy, which is consolidated into the EU Green Deal, aims to support the improvement […]
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30.06.2021, 09:15
ArmeniaBosnia and HerzegovinaMacedoniaRegional

New Reasearch: Energy Efficient Retrofits as One of the Best Energy Poverty Alleviation Tools

Habitat for Humanity Europe, Middle East and Africa has launched a new report on energy poverty aspects of the REELIH project in the three implementing countries – Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and North Macedonia. The aim of the study was to find out how these countries were able to contribute to the fight against energy […]
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28.06.2021, 09:27
BulgariaEUPortugal

The EU Green Week: Tackling energy poverty and air pollution in one fell swoop

What is the EU Green Week about? The European Union is becoming very serious about creating a greener future and the annual event called EU Green Week only proves this fact. The week starting with the 31st of May, until the 4th of June was dedicated to hosting the annual series of events concerning how to […]
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24.05.2021, 08:07
EU

Affordable Housing Initiative: shaping the future of housing in the EU?

The Renovation Wave Strategy, an EU driven project under the European Green Deal, has ambitions to double the annual energy renovation rate of buildings by 2030, to foster deep renovations, and to create 160 000 jobs in the construction sector. How this goal can be achieved? Affordable Housing Initiative (AHI), which evolved under the scope […]
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19.05.2021, 06:24
EU

Renovation Summit by Housing Europe: Making the future of housing greener, sustainable and affordable

The Renovation Summit was a two-day event introduced by Housing Europe – the European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing. It is a network of 46 national and regional federations in 25 countries, including 19 EU member states. This online event took place on the 10th and 11th of May 2021. Both days, two […]
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13.05.2021, 11:54
EU

The State of Housing in Europe 2021: Housing Europe´s Flagship Publication

Housing Europe, the European Federation of Public, Cooperative & Social Housing, has published the first comprehensive evidence-based analysis of the COVID-19 impact on housing in Europe. Being rich in facts, figures and timely information, the State of Housing in Europe 2021 Report provides its readers with insightful overview of the housing situation and its evolution across […]
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19.04.2021, 10:45
Regional

Energy poverty in the post-socialist countries needs a special attention

Energy inefficiency and the overall low quality of the building stock in Central and Eastern Europe is one of the most alarming issues of the region. The European data on countries affected by energy poverty only confirm that the post-socialist countries are listed among the most affected ones by energy poverty. If you are aware […]
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25.03.2021, 10:00
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEUMacedoniaRegional

The UNECE Regional Workshop with special focus on South-East Europe

"Housing governance to support housing affordability" is a Regional Online Workshop that took place during the last week of February 2021. It was co-organized by the Ministry of Environment and Spatial planning of Slovenia and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), together with the support of Housing Europe, the Union for the Mediterranean […]
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22.03.2021, 17:30
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Municipality of Centar Sarajevo starts to implement REELIH project

We are very excited that from March until November 2021, the project will be implemented in yet the seventh location, Municipality of Centar Sarajevo, Sarajevo Canton.
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18.02.2021, 10:15
BulgariaEUHungaryLithuaniaMacedoniaRegionalUkraine

ComAct: a new project fighting energy poverty in Central and Eastern Europe

Repost from the original press release ComAct - Community Tailored Actions for Energy Poverty Mitigation is a new project that started in October 2020. Financed by Horizon2020, ComAct is set to lift people in Central and Eastern Europe and in the former Soviet Union republics out of energy poverty. Background of the ComAct project Energy […]
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