Main Objectives and targeted audience To foster political support to integrate behavioural insights in energy efficiency policy making and programme designing; To facilitate the exchange of innovative ideas, field experiences, and scientific studies among researchers, practitioners, and government officials regarding the application of behavioural insights for accelerating and upscaling energy efficiency improvement; To disseminate good practices and latest knowledge on […]

When: 21 April, 2021 - 23 April, 2021
Where: UN City, Denmark

Recent developments of behavioural sciences offer valuable insights on human thinking and choices. They indicate the existence of many common human biases; the context and considerations other than personal utility maximization often affect human decisions. Hundreds of governments around the world are integrating these findings into the designing of their policies and measures. The advantage of gentle nudging for scaling […]

When: 30 October, 2020 - 30 October, 2020
Where: GoToWebinar,

Water availability is a main driver for sustainable development. Interdependencies between water and energy sectors are very strong and need to be addressed as a whole to be able to tackle resource stresses caused by climate change, commonly known the water-energy nexus. On the other hand, high electricity demand can lead to unsustainable costs of operation of water supply systems […]

When: 29 September, 2020
Where: GoToWebinar,

This Webinar has been designed for national and local authorities, including project managers and sponsors, technical experts, as well as local energy utilities, with the aim of providing fundamental knowledge to initiate and promote the development of district energy projects. 

When: 14 September, 2020
Where: GoToWebinar,

This webinar offers an overview and help navigate in various modalities for energy efficiency upgrades in buildings at the municipal level. Buildings account for 40 percent of global energy consumption and nearly the same share of CO2 emissions. Consequently, reducing the energy consumption of buildings will be a key priority for any country or community striving to lower energy expenses […]

When: 9 September, 2020
Where: Webinar,

Intended for mayors, technical teams and municipal officials of Latin American cities and municipalities. Dual objective Firstly, to provide a streamlined and structured orientation on how to prepare a comprehensive Strategic Energy Efficiency Plan for cities and municipalities. Second, provide guidance on the technical, operational and financial aspects related to the project bundling approach, which could greatly facilitate the implementation […]

When: 24 August, 2020
Where: Online,

July 2, 2020, 11 AM – 12:45 PM CEST As the role of data centre keeps increasing, so will concerns over its huge energy use, increased energy cost, associated impacts on climate change and more corporate social responsibility pressures. In recent years, the data center industry has made excellent progress in enhancing energy efficiency and adopting renewable energy sources. However, […]

When: 2 July, 2020 - 2 July, 2020
Where: GoToWebinar,

EU Taxonomy & Green Finance Initiatives for Residential projects Date: 25 June, 2020 Start: 2.30pm GMT / 3.30pm CEST / 4.30pm EEST Duration: 1½ hours Access link: No need to register. The link will be activated the day of the event. Our SMARTER discussion features Sean Kidney, the co-founder and CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative, an international NGO working […]

When: 25 June, 2020 - 25 June, 2020
Where: GoToMeeting,

Today, nearly half of the global population has internet access through computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Digital technologies make our society more connected, reliable, efficient and intelligent. However while digitalization has opened up unbelievable opportunities for individuals and organizations, it also puts a heavy price on carbon emissions. How much carbon footprint does the information and communications technology (ICT) sector […]

When: 3 March, 2020

We hereby invite you to a side event exploring ESCOs effectiveness in unleashing investments for energy efficiency, and their role in achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement by realizing national and sub‐national governments’ energy efficiency potential. The event is co‐organised by: The Global ESCO Network The Spanish National Research Centre on Energy Environment and Technology, CIEMAT Chile’s National ESCO […]

When: 9 December, 2019 - 9 December, 2019