Brussels, 03 February 2020
Updated 9 June 2020
The European Union has set targets for renewable energy sources to make up at least 32% of the energy mix, and for energy savings to reach 32.5%, by 2030. Greece must now design and implement policies and measures in line with these targets.
However, these policies must promote a “just transition” and be socially accepted in order to be effective and robust. Ideally, citizens should take part in the selection of these policies, by being informed and expressing their preferences on the available options.
Researchers from PARIS REINFORCE (Assoc. Prof. Haris Doukas and Dr. Alexandros Nikas, from the National Technical University of Athens) participated in the 2019 International Workshop of the Energy Modeling Forum 35 Workshop, on the Japan Model Intercomparison Project (JMIP) on long-term climate policy, which took place on the 5th of December 2019, at Ito Research Centre of the University of Tokyo, Japan.
Sphinx is an EU funded project that tackles cybersecurity in the healthcare sector. The ever-increasing digitisation of the healthcare sector has brought forth many crucial improvements in the way healthcare providers operate, but at the same time it has put them at risk by making them a prime target for cyberattacks.
The Triple-A project will identify “Triple-A” energy efficiency investments, aiming to reduce the respective time and effort required at the crucial phase of the investments’ conceptualization, as well as to increase transparency and efficiency of respective decision making. By introducing this new scheme, we seek to make energy efficiency investments more transparent, predictable and attractive for investors / financiers and project developers.
Triple-A has a very practical result-oriented approach, seeking to answer three questions:
NTUA participated in the LAUNCH Investor Forum – Thinking BIG: Securitizing Sustainable Energy Assets in Europe which took place on the 27th of November 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The aim of the LAUNCH Investor Forum was to think BIG and key market players discussed on the topic why EPC has not yet been securitised and what is needed to achieve securitization of Sustainable Energy Assets under EPC contracts. Triple-A coordinator, Prof.