The final project results were presented at the Conference hosted by the Committee of the Regions. In addition, an experts’ panel debated
the means and measures available to regional governments to best contribute to achieving EU Energy targets.
New leadership - How can consumers, companies and policymakers join forces towards a low carbon economy?
The creation of a low-carbon economy is a key priority for Europe. It requires contributions from all actors in society – a new leadership. At heart lies the issue of consumption and how the decisions made by companies and politicians create opportunities for sustainable consumption patterns. Read more
Ministers meet at Barritskov
The Danish minister for the Environment, Ida Auken and the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Martin Lidegaard invited their ministerial colleagues in Europe to an informal meeting in Horsens, Denmark in April 2012. The agenda for the meeting was a greener Europe to help resolve the financial crisis. The ministers discussed a design for Europe's environmental policy for the next decade and the Energy Efficiency Directive. The meeting also lead to a site visit at Aarstiderne.com in Barritskov where the LoCaRe site visited was held just about a year ago. Read more on the homepage: Danish ministry of the environment
SixSub-projects have been approved under conditions for a total amount of around € 2 m.
LoCaRe Call for proposals for Sub-projects 2010 – CLOSED!
LoCaRe - The Low Carbon Economy Regions – launched a Call for proposals for Sub-projects that closed on 1st October 2010. The sub-projects should focus on the exchange of experiences and contribute to improving regional/local policies or instruments within the Sub-themes (see terms of Reference for Sub-themes). The call was open for local authorities and bodies governed by public law in the LoCaRe Partner Regions.
The LoCaRe project was kicked-off on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th April in Gothenburg, Sweden. The participants were faced with the interesting question of theatre vs. trousers: What to choose from an environmental perspective.
Commission Awards Sustainable Energy Prizes...
The winners of the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards 2010 were announced on 23 March 2010 at the Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels. ProjectZero a public/private initiative in The Region of Southern Denmark were among the five winners.