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eceee 2022 Summer Study opening plenary and cocktail reception

06 June 2022

Nils Borg gave a short welcome and introduction to the Summer Study in general, then moved on the Energy Efficiency Watch 4 project. He stressed the importance of introducing narratives …

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PRESS RELEASE: Ten case studies for energy efficiency

30 May 2022

The Energy Efficiency Watch publishes this set of ten case studies, which analyse and consolidate enabling narratives for energy efficiency that resonate in different national and regional contexts.

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Key Policy Recommendations


Energy Efficiency Watch 4 (EEW4) is a Horizon 2020 project aimed at supporting policy makers in EU Member States in enhancing effective implementation …

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Compilation of 10 final case studies


Energy Efficiency Watch 4 (EEW4) is a Horizon 2020 project aimed at supporting policy makers in EU Member States in enhancing effective implementation …

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Feedback Loop Report


Energy Efficiency Watch 4 (EEW4) is a Horizon 2020 project aimed at supporting policymakers in the EU in enhancing effective implementation of policy instruments for …

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10 Final Case Studies


This deliverable compiles the 10 Final Case Studies into an attractive e document. The 10 final case studies will also be published on the project website as individual and attractive …

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Summary report testing focus group

30 March 2022

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Summary report input focus group

29 March 2022

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Event Report testing at National Parliamentary Workshops 1-3

18 March 2022

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Event Report of narrative sessions at National Parliamentary Workshops 1-3

15 February 2022

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Virtual expert workshop – Industrial narrative

13 January 2022

Online seminar with 126 registered participants, with presentations from experts to present the EEW survey and case studies.

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MEP-Briefing with incoming French EU Council Presidency on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

9 December 2021

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The European Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plan in The Netherlands

8 December 2021

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Policy webinar “Fit for 55” package: is the EU on its way for fossil free cities?

7 December 2021

The webinars focus was set on a panel discussion on the role of cities in the Fit for 55 concerning building decarbonation and was facilitated by the journalist Anna Gumbau.

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Event Report Business Stakeholder Workshop
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01 December 2021

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Virtual expert workshop – Industrial narratives and multiple benefits

28 October 2021

Nils Borg: The concept of Multiple benefits as a narrative, by itself, does not work. There is a need for a deeper …

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The missing “why” for energy efficiency: Stronger Narratives to drive progress in EU Member States

26 October 2021

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The European Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plan in Greece

20 October 2021

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Energy Efficiency Policy Session during FEDARENE General Assembly

15 September 2021

Building on the EEW4 session held in November 2020 with the regions and energy agencies members of FEDARENE, this workshop happened both in person in Maribor and online, and focused on making practical use of the survey results and operationalising the narratives analysis. Participant identifying ...

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EUFORES Meeting with Energy Attaché of the Incoming Slovenian EU Council Presidency

25 June 2021

On Friday 25 June 2021 EUFORES organised a meeting with Members of the European Parliament and Urska Dolinsek, Energy Attaché, from …

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Energy Efficiency Policy Conference 2021

23 June 2021

The "Energy Efficiency Policy Conference" was held as a compact half-day event in the context of the annual international conference World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED, www.wsed.at) on 23 June 2021. 426 participants took part, mostly online.

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The European Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plans in Ireland

16 June 2021

Session 1: Opening session: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Setting the ambition for renewables and energy efficiency for Ireland. Jan Geiss, Secretary General, EUFORES and …

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop, France: Business perspectives on energy efficiency policy

08 June 2021

The Business Stakeholder Workshop in France set out to explore enabling factors for successful energy efficiency measures and policies, on both …

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Municipal renovation plans and supporting narratives for the energy transition

19 May 2021

This hybrid workshop was taking place ‘live’ in Sofia and on Zoom in the online space in the framework of the Bulgarian Sustainable Energy Investment Forum (SMAFIN).

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Municipal renovation plans and supporting narratives for the energy transition

7 May 2021

This online workshop had double purpose: providing Czech municipalities with extensive information on financing and capacity building opportunities for their local energy transition and renovation plans …

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PRESS RELEASE: The missing "WHY" for energy efficiency

5 May 2021

The Energy Efficiency Watch presents the results of its new survey, bringing together the insights of over 1,200 experts on the progress in energy efficiency policies and key factors for narrative development in all EU Member States.

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The Energy Efficiency Watch Survey 2020 - Summary

5 May 2021

Insights from 1,270 energy efficiency experts - Summary & key conclusions.

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The Energy Efficiency Watch Survey 2020 - Presentation

5 May 2021

Insights from 1,270 energy efficiency experts. Progress in energy efficiency policies in the EU Member States. Towards new narratives: The missing Why for energy efficiency.

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The Energy Efficiency Watch Survey 2020 - Report

5 May 2021

Insights from 1,270 energy efficiency experts. Progress in energy efficiency policies in the EU Member States. Towards new narratives: The missing Why for energy efficiency.

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Delivering on the Renovation Wave: supporting narratives and financing

27 April 2021

The webinar was co-organised with the Covenant of Mayors Office and the ORFEE project and subscribed to support the Renovation Wave. Combining …

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop Bulgaria: Business perspectives on energy efficiency policy

7-8 April 2021

The Business Stakeholder Workshop set out to discuss the enabling factors for successful energy efficiency measures and and policies in Bulgaria.

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Municipal renovation plans in Romania and supporting narratives for the energy transition

25 March 2021

This webinar was an integral part, a 2.5 hours long plenary session at OER’s annual conference that took place online this year, due to COVID19 travel restrictions.

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop, Greece

22-23 March 2021

The virtual Business Stakeholder Workshop in Greece set out to discuss the enabling factors for successful energy efficiency measures and policies on national and EU level.

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop Lithuania

18 March 2021

The Business Stakeholder Workshop set out to discuss the enabling factors for successful energy efficiency measures and policies in Lithuania. Gathering Lithuanian business stakeholders from a broad range of sectors, the interactive workshop was held as an online meeting due to the restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EEW4 Polish webinar

17 March 2021

This joint webinar of Energy Cities and PNEC had a double purpose offering Polish municipalities extensive information on the 2nd call of the European City Finance Facility, while discussing supporting narratives that can back their energy efficient investment decisions.

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EEW4 Hungarian webinar: Financing energy efficient building renovations and supporting narratives

10 February 2021

This joint webinar of the eCentral and the Energy Efficiency Watch project was focusing on enabling energy efficient renovations by discussing financing and …

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop, Poland: Business perspectives on energy efficiency policy

8-9 December 2020

The Business Stakeholder Workshop for Poland set out to explore enabling factors for successful energy efficiency measures and policies, both …

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"New Narratives to Drive Energy Efficiency in Member States: Insights from over 1,200 Experts"

4 December 2020

On Friday 4 December, EUFORES with the framework of the Energy Efficiency Watch 4 organized a 1-hour MEP briefing. After warmly welcoming all the participants …

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EUFORES 20th Inter-Parliamentary Meeting on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

27 November 2020

On 27 November 2020, the 20th Inter-Parliamentary Meeting, IPM 20, took place online in the form of a zoom conference. The conference was also live streamed via …

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Energy Efficiency Policy Session during FEDARENE General Assembly

26 November 2020

Successful implementation of energy efficiency policies depends to great extent on the existence of an underlying national/regional narrative about the key benefits of energy efficiency. A narrative is a means of …

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Energy Efficiency Watch – Romanian roundtable

28 October 2020

This online workshop replaced the physical workshop organised and cancelled last minute in March, in the framework of OER’s annual conference. The event was …

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Energy Efficiency Watch 4 – Hungarian roundtable

7 October 2020

Planned for March as a physical workshop, reported to October as a hybrid / online event, this Hungarian municipal roundtable took place as the closing …

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The National Energy and Climate Plans & the EU Recovery Plan: The Finnish Green Vision

24 September 2020

On 24 September 2020, EUFORES organized a parliamentary workshop with Finland to discuss the National Energy and Climate Plan and the EU Recovery Plan.

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Energy Efficiency Watch – Polish roundtable

30 June 2020

This Polish municipal roundtable - dates reported – was ultimately organised in the framework of PNEC’ annual conference in a hybrid format; with a good participation of …

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Energy Cities Annual Rendezvous - online chat series

25 June 2020

This webinar, organised in the framework of EEW4 was part of an ‘online chat’ series standing for Energy Cities’ annual Rendez-Vous during the pandemic lockdown.

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Meeting with upcoming German EU Council Presidency

16 June 2020

The meeting of EUFORES Board of Presidents with the upcoming EU Council Presidency takes place usually at the European Parliament and …

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop, Cyprus

15-16 June 2020

This interactive workshop explores enabling factors for successful energy efficiency measures and policies in Cyprus. In two …

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Workshop “The Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plans: The Danish Green Vision”

29 May 2020

The workshop, organised in cooperation with Ms Anne Paulin, Member of the Danish Parliament, and Mr Niels Fuglsang, …

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop Slovenia: Business perspectives on energy efficiency policy

27-28 May 2020

The Business Stakeholder Workshop set out to discuss the enabling factors for …

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop, Ireland: Business perspectives on energy efficiency policy

06 May 2020

The third National Business Stakeholder Workshop was organised by Navigant in …

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National Business Stakeholder Workshop, Italy: Business perspectives on energy efficiency policy

27-28 April 2020

The second National Business Stakeholder Workshop was organised by Navigant in …

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Workshop “The Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plans in Italy”

23 April 2020

In cooperation with the Environmental Committee of the Senate of Italy, EUFORES organized a parliamentary workshop on …

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Energy Efficiency Policy Conference 2020

5 March 2020

The "Energy Efficiency Policy Conference" was held in the context of the annual international conference World Sustainable Energy Days …

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Meeting with Croatian EU Council Presidency

29 January 2020

The EUFORES Board Members met with the Croatian EU Council Presidency at the European Parliament to discuss the political priorities of the Croatian …

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Narratives for an efficient energy transition

28 January 2020

The first National Business Stakeholder Workshop was organised by Navigant in collaboration with DENEFF, a German non-profit …

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Energy Efficiency Watch Workshop: Capturing narratives in Energy Efficiency

23 January 2020

This workshop facilitated an expert exchange to develop a refined and consolidated understanding of the conceptual approach to narratives and maximising the practical …

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EUFORES 19th Inter-Parliamentary Meeting on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

22-23 November 2019

On 22 and 23 November 2019, the 19th Inter-Parliamentary Meeting (IPM19 Helsinki) took place in close co-operation with the Energy Reform Group of the Finnish Parliament …

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Energy efficiency in Central and Eastern Europe: narratives and financing

18 November 2019

Some states in Central and Eastern Europe introduce residential energy bill reduction programmes instead of implementing (real) residential …

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Workshop at Central European Energy Conference

18 November 2019

The workshop focused on identifying successful narratives and stories worth spreading, and discuss how the “energy efficiency first” principle of the European Union could be implemented in the CEE countries…

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