New Observatory! Energyhub.ie, Carlow Kilkenny Regional Energy Observatory, IE

Data4Action

logo-energyhub-ieCarlow Kilkenny Energy Agency aims to “lead and support Co. Kilkenny & Co. Carlow and beyond to reduce its CO2 emissions by stimulating and contributing to the implementation of best practice in the field of sustainable energy” (www.ckea.ie). graficCKEA has extensive knowledge and experience in energy management, integration of renewable energies, feasibility studies, as well as other services in all sectors. The main capabilities of CKEA are: Sustainable Energy Service to Local Authorities, CO2 accounting and reduction, Energy Efficiency Services for Public Buildings, Renewable Energy Development Service (wind, biomass, PV, Hydro etc.), Sustainable transport Promotion Service, and Energy Monitoring and Analysis Service.
The regional energy observatory was initially launched in the autumn of 2015, this launch was aligned with the signing of the Covenant of Mayors by both Carlow and Kilkenny County Councils. Both Counties have begun the implementation of their Sustainable Energy Action Plans in order to reach the 2020 targets.
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First ENERGee-Watch Annual Meeting at the European Conference – Energy and GHG observation: supporting the transition towards sustainable energy regions

The first annual meeting of ENERGee-Watch will be held during the European Conference: “Energy and GHG observation: supporting the transition towards sustainable energy regions” in Lyon, next December 17 in occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Rhône-Alpes Energy and Greenhouse Gases Regional Observatory (OREGES).
The Conference will be an opportunity for the ENERGee-Watch Members to discuss about the future development of the Network.

4 new man-made gases that harm ozone layer found, despite bans

A new study reveals that man-made gases in the atmosphere are harming the ozone layer, more than two decades after governments resolved to phase out ozone-destroying gases. Three of the types of gases discovered are chlorofluorocarbons (CFC), the compound found in aerosol sprays and refrigerator coolants that created holes in the ozone layer nearly 30 […]

PORTUGAL – Local Energy Data Collection for Greenhouse Gas Inventories

3 November 2015 Webinar recording PDF presentation Speakers: João Encarnação – ENERGAIA (Agência de Energia do Sul da Área Metropolitana do Porto), Hugo Tente – CENSE (Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research) Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, João Cleto – AGENEAL, moderated by ICLEI & AGENEAL.  

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General: Quick-links to Observatories’ methodologies: Nord Pas-de-Calais region OREGES (Rhône-Alpes region) ROSE (Ile-de-France region)