30-31 January 2020, Barcelona

1st Concerted Action Joint Workshop (CA EPBD, CA RES, CA EED)


Achieving 2030 targets through synergies between energy efficiency and renewable energy

A joint workshop of the three Concerted Actions (CA EPBD, CA RES and CA EED) to synergetically address energy efficiency and renewable energy targets in the EU, took place on 30 and 31 January 2020, in Barcelona, Spain, among Concerted Action relevant participants.

The presentations of the workshop can be assessed from the links below


Zero Energy Communities – Unlocking the Potential of Renewables and Energy Efficiency at District Level
Introduction by Emilie Carmichael & Sophie Shnapp
Zero-Energy Communities by Eva Hoos, European Commission
A view to 2050 ‐ The fully integrated, optimised and carbon neutral district by Erik Christiansen, REScoop
Unlocking the Potential of Renewables and Energy Efficiency at District Level by Dinis Rodrigues, European Investment Bank
Towards Zero Energy Communities by Stephan C. Krabsen, European Green Cities
Local Energy Systems, Community Energy and the Low Carbon Transition by Craig Egner, Scottish Government
The Governance Regulation and How it Interacts with the 3 Directives: Focus on the Interaction between Provisions that Require Coordination and Promote Better Regulation
Introduction by Shruti Athavale & Leonardo Barreto
Interaction between the three Directives under the Governance Regulation by Antonio Lopez-Nicolas, DG ENER
Interaction between the Governance Regulation and the 3 Directives – German reflections by Johann Duvigneau and Katrin Rosendahl, German Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy
Interaction between the Governance Regulation and the 3 Directives – Danish reflections by Peter Bach, Danish Energy Agency
Changing Consumers’ Behaviour through Information, Incentives and Innovative Services
Introduction by Anette Persson, Päivi Laitila, Adrianna Threpsiadi
The human dimension of the energy transition by Linda Steg, University of Groningen
Changing Consumers’ Behaviour through Information, Incentives and Innovative Services
Applying Behavioural Economics by Karl Purcell, SEAI
National Energy and Climate Plans: Exchange on Implementation, Reporting & Monitoring
Energy Poverty
Introduction by Anette Persson, Swedish Energy Agency
Energy Poverty by Paula Rey Garcia, DG Energy
Energy Poverty Policies and Measures in 2017 LTRSs and CoM by Paolo Bertoldi, JRC
Measures to combat energy poverty in Flanders (Belgium) by Roel Vermeiren, Flemish Energy Agency
RES Heating and Cooling in building codes
Introduction by Stane Merše, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Waste heat in the context of REDII, EED and EPBD by Eva Hoos, DG ENER
New building CODE for NZEB – key elements and overall picture in EU countries by Jens Laustsen, DEA
Requirements for waste heat and renewable heat delivered by district heating in the Netherlands by Lex Bosselaar, Netherlands Enterprise Agency and Ymke de Regt, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations
Long-term Renovation Strategies
Introduction by Martin Pehnt, Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg
LTRS and decarbonisation of buildings by Paolo Bertoli, JRC 
The Spanish LTRS 2020 by Eduardo de Santiago, Ministerio de Fomento
Experience in three current LTRS by Ivan Jankovic, BPIE
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy measures – synergies
Synergy of RES and EE measures-Role of RES in EED art 7 target delivery: Case Croatia by Vesna Bukarica, EnergyInstitute Hrvoje Požar
Innovative Financing Solutions to Bridge the Investment Gap for 2030
Introduction by Päivi Laitila, Anette Persson, Adrianna Threpsiadi and Emilie Carmichael
Smart Finance and sustainable investments to achieve climate targets by Joanna Ziecina and Paula Rey Garcia, DG ENER
Smart Financing possibilities for energy efficiency and renewables by Dinis Rodrigues, European Investment Bank
Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) – boosting investments towards sustainable energy by Peter Sweatman, Climate Strategy Partners
Accelerating sustainable home renovation: EuroPACE implementation in Spain and Europe by Kristina Klimovich, GNE Finance
Smart Buildings in a Smart System
Introduction by Xavier Loncour, CSTC
SMART in the European policy context and role for the CAs by DG ENER
Smartness of the Built Environment on Building, District and City Scale by Doris Osterreiche
Multiple Benefits of EE and RES and How to Account for Them
The relevance of multiple impacts of decarbonization in policy making and evaluation by Nora Mzavanadze, Johannes Thema, Felix Suerkemper, Wuppertal Institut
Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewables by Samuel Thomas, The Regulatory Assistance Project
Reflections on Scotland’s Approach by Yvette Sheppard, Energy Efficient Scotland Programme