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Is the global energy efficiency stuck?

The last International Energy Agency report informs that the indicator of energy efficiency was only improved by just 1.2% in 2018In a world where energy is becoming such a difficult resource to deal with in a sustainable way, and many countries are trying to boost energy plans looking at the environment with the sustainability always in mind, the energy efficiency is one of the biggest challenges we are facing as the humankind.Our hability to leverage the energy we are consuming, that grows up year by year, is vital to reach a future of energy sustainability, and it seems like actually we are not meeting the expectations. That´s what the last "Market Report Series: Energy Efficiency 2019" - the International Energy Agency report - says, at least. This document indicates that during 2018 the "Global primary energy intensity" - an important indicator of how heavily the...

EU Commission calls for 1 million charging stations

In order to boost the electric vehicle, the EU Comission is looking for energy supply solutionsWith a growing number of electric cars in circulations in the European territory, and the growth prospects in this sector, the European Comission is looking for a solution to make this trend a reality for the next years by the avilability of charging stations for the users.According to the plans for near-complete climate neutrality by 2050, the EU Comission has launched a media report that shows a e-mobility offensive. This plan has the aim on increasing the charging stations by one million by 2025, like a guaranteee of seriousness for all the potential electric vehicle users.As part of the next long-term (2021-2027) EU budget, in June 2018 the Commission proposed to spend 60 % of the CEF €42.3 billion budget on projects that contribute to achieving climate...

Smart City Energy Forum Topics

Smart Cities World Forum, 7-8 May in Toronto, Canada

The summit, that will be celebrated in The International Centre in Toronto, will gather the main experts of Smart Cities during two days During two days Toronto will be the hotpoint of Smart Cities thanks to the Smart Cities World Forum, that will be celebrated from the 7th to the 8th in The International Centre of the...