All the EUROPA mentors of the Mentoring Programme recommended potential mentees to participate in a Feasibility Study aimed at replicating the EUROPA model in other regions of Europe. Two mentees signed a MoU for the Impact Study.
The program is funded by the Portuguese «Fundo Ambiental», with funds from the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR) and aims to improve the environmental and energy performance of residential buildings, increasing thermal comfort and reducing the energy bill.
Home-owners in residential buildings are one of the major targets for helping the energy transition in France. They represent a large potential for energy savings but getting them in the process is even more complicated than expected.
The EUROPA Project will be present on 07 March 2023 in the 12th meeting of the Green Deal Going Local working group organized by the European Committee of the Regions.
Since its launch at the end of 2021 until today, the OSS in Piedmont has achieved important results. 91 were the users who contacted the OSS asking for technical assistance to start deep energy renovation interventions in residential buildings.
In the German pilot region, 2023 has begun with a change in the funding guidelines for construction and renovation of buildings. Buildings must now meet higher energy efficiency standards to receive funding.
Welcome to the SUNShINE Platform powered by EUROPA – a multi-stakeholder platform to co-create and participate in energy retrofitting projects. We are very excited to show you all the platform’s capabilities and how to use it to initiate, develop, and monitor the renovation of a building.
On 1-2 December 2022, three EUROPA project partners – Climate Alliance, Reimarkt, Ekubirojs – participated in a contractor workshop on Integrated Home Renovation Services (IHRS) for LIFE and Horizon 2020 projects in Brussels.
In Latvia, the Development Finance Institution ALTUM has recently launched the implementation of a support program to improve the energy efficiency of residential buildings and contribute to the use of renewable energy technologies.
On 17th-18th November, 2022, representatives from the Piedmont One-Stop-Shop (OSS) participated in Restructura, the north-west leading trade fair for professionals and private individuals on building re-development, renovation and refurbishment, held annually at Hall 3 of Lingotto Fiere, in Turin.
The EUROPA Consortium are gladly announcing the public launch of the SUNShINE Platform powered by EUROPA. The new version of the platform takes the project management tools developed in previous projects and adds a new layer of connectivity and support for the One-Stop-Shops, improving the user interface and navigability.
With the 2022 Retro Talks, the EUROPA Mid-term Conference presented project results and discussed current one-stop-shop challenges. This three-part series of online and offline events invited residential renovation stakeholders from across Europe to discuss how the sector can make retrofits accessible for all. A key focus was on the EUROPA One-Stop-Shops, the developed Energy Efficiency Subscription and success stories from the first half of the EU-funded EUROPA project.
On the 18th and 19th October, AREANATejo hosted the 5th Project coordination
meeting in the Municipal Town Hall of Portalegre. Coordinated by Piemonte Region (Italy), EUROPA has 8 more project partners from Germany, France, Holland, Italy, Latvia and Portugal, being AREANATejo the Portuguese regional partner, which has been implementing the actions foreseen in the Alto Alentejo sub-region.
On September 29th several stakeholders in the area of integrated home renovation came together in Brussels to network and brainstorm the sector’s hot topics. The event was the perfect occasion for more than 50 participants to get a bird’s eye view of the several OSS and Integrated Home Renovation Services initiatives and dive into the hot topic of how to make these services available and viable in the long run.
“How to make local Integrated Home Renovation Services (IHRS) viable on a long-run?” This is the key question the collaborative workshop organized on the 29th of September by Energy Cities in the framework of the Horizon 2020 ORFEE project will strive to answer. The workshop will take place in Brussels during the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW 2022).
With the 2022 Retro Talks, the EUROPA Mid-term Conference brings the latest One-Stop-Shops topics right to you and invites you to join us in Hesperange, Luxembourg.
On July 7th, AREANATejo organised the first Workshop targeted at market operators, in order to promote the activity of the Regional OSS and share some ideas and knowledge under the scope of the theme «energy renovation in residential buildings».
On July 7th and 8th 2022, AREANATejo welcomed in Portalegre (Alto Alentejo region) some of the Portuguese mentees participating in EUROPA Replication Process.
Onsite Regional Meeting in Turin for the Italian Mentees
On the 4th and 5th of July 2022, the Piedmont Region and Environment Park welcomed the Italian mentees participating in the EUROPA Replication Process in Turin for 1.5 days to deep dive into One-Stop-Shop (OSS) development-related topics.
"Energy efficiency in condominiums problems and opportunities": the Piemonte OSS involves the condominium managers
The first online workshop organised on April 7th by Piemonte Region and Environment Park to promote the activity of the newborn One-Stop-Shop in Piemonte was a great success.
3 days to go: Don't miss out on the EUROPA mentoring programme
The EUROPA mentoring programme is a fantastic six-month peer-learning journey that invites mentees to explore the EUROPA One-Stop-Shop (OSS) and Energy Efficiency Subscription (EES) together with one of our Pilot Regions.
Announcement of the mentoring programme for the EUROPA Replication Process
With the new year 2022, EUROPA will start into a new exciting phase of the project: the EUROPA Replication Process with its mentoring programme.
The launch of the ‘Piedmont Energy’ One-Stop-Shop
On November 23rd, Regione Piemonte & Environment Park launched their ‘Piedmont Energy’ One-Stop-Shop aimed at addressing citizens’ doubts and issues regarding the Italian Superbonus 110%.
Ekubirojs OSS is now live: Kopā ar Tevi ceļā uz renovētām mājām
After one year from the beginning of the EUROPA project, Ekubirojs launches its virtual One-Stop-Shop to make Latvians’ building renovation journey simpler, better, and more transparent.
AREANATejo launches its EUROPA One-Stop-Shop
Last Tuesday, November 26th, AREANATejo launched its EUROPA One-Stop-Shop in the Alto Alentejo sub-region in Portugal.