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CENTRAL EUROPE Output Library

The CENTRAL EUROPE Programme helps to improve living and working conditions in your region. Take a look at the CENTRAL EUROPE Output Library to find out what our projects do.

The Output Library collects (case) studies, surveys, analyses, inventories, guidelines and other interesting products from all our projects. Each output is connected with specific keywords.

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The report gives an overview on the undertaken country studies focusing on biomass availability, legal frameworks, national frameworks and support schemes.

Project:4BIOMASS - Fostering the sustainable usage of renewable energy sources in Central Europe - putting biomass into action
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:May 2010
Tag(s):Climate change, Energy efficiency, Environment, Environmental friendly consumption, Natural resource management, Protection of natural resources, Renewable energy

In this study, project intends to reveal the type and size of bioenergy plants whose establishment would bring the most economic benefits for the micro-region based on its endowments and also logistic aspects taken into account. Based on the available raw materials and their location this study gives an overview of features of the implementable energy methods, an introduction to plant sizes and the economic impacts of raw materials, markets, a description of material flows and economic specifics, a detailed description of the concept proposed for implementatio etc.

Project:RUBIRES - Rural Biological Resources
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Environment, Biodiversity, Energy efficiency, Rural areas, Renewable energy, Green transport

The report gives an overview to determine the existing biomass potentials in the region Havelland-Flaeming (counties Havelland, Potsdam-Mittelmark, Teltow-Flaeming, City Brandenburg an der Havel, and Potsdam) in Brandenburg on basis of available current data and sorted by main groups of
substances from agriculture and forestry.

Project:RUBIRES - Rural Biological Resources
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Biodiversity, Climate change, Environment, Energy efficiency, Natural resource management, Renewable energy, Rural areas

This report aims to illustrate to any public and private subjects the best practices to be conformed to for localization and building of energy production plants, using some types of biomasses as source of energy mainly in Piedmont Region but at transnational level as well.

Project:RUBIRES - Rural Biological Resources
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Climate change, Energy efficiency, Biodiversity, Environment, Renewable energy, Rural areas

The conducted analysis is based on the solar radiation potential of Hajdú-Bihar region and utilising of this renewable source.

Project:RUBIRES - Rural Biological Resources
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Biodiversity, Climate change, Environment, Energy efficiency, Renewable energy, Rural areas

The conducted analysis is based on two biomass potentials, farming and forests, in Severna Primorska region and utilising of these renewable sources.

Project:RUBIRES - Rural Biological Resources
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Biodiversity, Climate change, Energy efficiency, Environment, Renewable energy

Results of the questionnaire for Authorities involved in management of geothermal energy. The analysis has a goal to show how the geothermal field is regulated in partner countries, to allow the comparison of differencies between countries and to identify legislative and legal problems with geothermal utilisation.

Project:TRANSENERGY - Transboundary Geothermal Energy Resources of Slovenia, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia
Countries:Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Natural resource management, Renewable energy

The report is a collection of the most important and previous experiences in partner
cities/regions/countries in field of energy efficiency in ubran areas.

Project:EnSURE - Energy Savings in Urban Quarters through Rehabilitation and New Ways of Energy Supply
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Climate change, Energy efficiency, Environment, Metropolitan area

The Basic Knowledge Handbook is one core element of the project’s knowledge management from its start. It is a collection of many key information and documents useful to have a good setting of the energy contest, and in particular for the urban energy efficiency issue in which EnSURE project is going to take place in the European (and not only) scenario.

Project:EnSURE - Energy Savings in Urban Quarters through Rehabilitation and New Ways of Energy Supply
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Climate change, Energy efficiency, Environment, Metropolitan area, Renewable energy, Urban area

A database on local energy supply systems in 8 cities/regions with the identification of local power supply system defining type of fuels, type of power system (individual, centralized), age of technology for all local partners.

Project:EnSURE - Energy Savings in Urban Quarters through Rehabilitation and New Ways of Energy Supply
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Climate change, Energy efficiency, Environment, Metropolitan area, Renewable energy, Urban area

This strategic plan, deriving from the Energy and Environment working group, was elaborated in cooperation of all Energy and Environment cluster managers, external experts as well as the project partners in order to create a sustainable cooperation. Such cooperation should lead to improvement of the services, methods and processes through the cooperation and exchange of experiences.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Energy efficiency, Environment, Innovation

Practical planning framework for development of Renewable Energy Strategies

Project:COACH BioEnergy - Strengthening the energetic use of biomass in Central and Eastern Europe by establishing a standardised transnational consulting net for regions
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland
Tag(s):Renewable energy, Energy efficiency

The Manual serves as a guideline for practically participating in the COACH BioEnergy network.It addresses organisations providing high quality consultancy services in the field of bioenergy

Project:COACH BioEnergy - Strengthening the energetic use of biomass in Central and Eastern Europe by establishing a standardised transnational consulting net for regions
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy

The report provides an overview on utilisation of waste heat from biogas for operators and intersted public in central Europe (SEBE countries)

Project:SEBE - Sustainable and Innovative European Biogas Environment
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:February 2012
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Environmental friendly consumption

The report provides an assessment of economical implementation of anaerobic digestion and maps the measures and incentives to increase the utilisation of biogas

Project:SEBE - Sustainable and Innovative European Biogas Environment
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:February 2012
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy, Environmental friendly consumption

The report provides the overview on legal frameworks in the central European countries regarding the biogas utilisation and recommendations for the future

Project:SEBE - Sustainable and Innovative European Biogas Environment
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:February 2012
Tag(s):Environmental friendly consumption, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency

Document summarizes results of the supra-regional hydrogeological
model aiming to give an overview on the large-scale hydrogeological processes of thermal water flow systems in the western part of the Pannonian Basin.

Project:TRANSENERGY - Transboundary Geothermal Energy Resources of Slovenia, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia
Countries:Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:December 2012
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy, Natural resource management

The report deals with the elaboration and results of geothermal modelling at the scale of 1:500.000 covering the entire Transenergy project area. The goal of the geothermal modelling at supra-regional scale is to present an overview of the geothermal conditions and allow their sustainable utilisation.

Project:TRANSENERGY - Transboundary Geothermal Energy Resources of Slovenia, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia
Countries:Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:December 2012
Tag(s):Natural resource management, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency

Energycity projects has developed a software that combines mapping functionality in the form of a web-based spatial decision support system with energy efficiency measures to delineate and quantify measures and strategies to reduce CO2 emissions and energy usage in the project cities. The brochure introduces the software tool and project case studies

Project:EnergyCity - Reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in cities across Central Europe
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Environmental friendly consumption, Natural resource management

The guideline provides overview on use of energy resources in GOVERNEE partner countries and models for energy efficient commitment

Project:GOVERNEE - Good Governance in Energy Efficiency
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy
Date:December 2012
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Environmental friendly consumption

This collection of best practices consists of an optimised complex package of refurbishment measures, new concepts for energy-efficient district
planning, heat energy supply and the use of renewable energies.

Project:EnSURE - Energy Savings in Urban Quarters through Rehabilitation and New Ways of Energy Supply
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Metropolitan area, Renewable energy

The goal of the magazine is to raise the awareness of the value and potential of the built environment, to promote the exchange of knowledge and to encourage active involvment in improving Baukultur.

Project:EnSURE - Energy Savings in Urban Quarters through Rehabilitation and New Ways of Energy Supply
Countries:Germany
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Metropolitan area, Renewable energy

The manual is an easy-to-read document, summarizing the processes
of energy-efficient urban development for those who do not have experience in that field. Regardless of whether they are planners, decision-developers, politicians or state officials, hopefully the manual will assist them to learn how to organise strategic planning in terms of work, actors to be involved, steps to be taken and content to work on.

Project:EnSURE - Energy Savings in Urban Quarters through Rehabilitation and New Ways of Energy Supply
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Metropolitan area, Renewable energy

This policy recommendations are directed at the decision makers and decision developers of the European Commission.

Project:EnSURE - Energy Savings in Urban Quarters through Rehabilitation and New Ways of Energy Supply
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Metropolitan area, Renewable energy

The objective of this work was to discuss the concept of integrating biochar properties with environmental and socioeconomic factors, in a sustainable biochar certification procedure that optimizes complementarity and
compatibility between these factors over relevant time periods.

Project:E2BEBIS - Environmental and Economic BEnefits from BIochar clusterS in the Central area
Countries:Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Waste management

Collective Initiative for a New Culture of Built Environment in Europe.

Project:CEC5 - Demonstration of energy efficiency and utilisation of renewable energy sources through public buildings
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy

The report aims to present a comparison of the national approach to EE in
buildings. In particular questionnaires have been submitted in order to firstly
describe and then compare the national law as regard the adoption of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.

Project:CEC5 - Demonstration of energy efficiency and utilisation of renewable energy sources through public buildings
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy

The handbook provides simple ways to reduce heat consumption and costs.

Project:ENERGYREGION - Effective development of dispersed renewable energy in combination with conventional energy in Regions
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency

Set of recommendations about importance of regional energy agencies and energy management organisations for the implementation of local and regional energy politics.

Project:MANERGY - Paving the way for self-sufficient regional energy supply based on sustainable energy concepts and renewable energy sources
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency

The aim of the handbook is to prepare unified guidelines with minimum/mandatory content of local energy concepts.

Project:MANERGY - Paving the way for self-sufficient regional energy supply based on sustainable energy concepts and renewable energy sources
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy

Project results summarised in the final publication aim at helping to mobilize citizens to increase their interest in renewable energy, to foster renewable energy development in urban areas and, consequently, contribute to reducing emissions of greenhouse gases in EU cities.

Project:CoP - Cities on Power
Countries:Austria, Germany, Italy, Poland
Tag(s):Renewable energy, Energy efficiency

CERREC implementation handbook aims to provide feasible guidelines and
recommendations for the whole process chain from collection to retail for the different product categories to the whole process of building up re-use networks and network coordination for interested institutions, organisations and authorities.

Project:CERREC - Central Europe Repair & Re-use Centres and Networks
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Regional development, Re-use

CERREC transnation strategy provides a clear vision of the functionalities of accredited re-use centers as well as suggestions on how to implement them.

Project:CERREC - Central Europe Repair & Re-use Centres and Networks
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Regional development, Re-use

This CombinES report collects general information and future potentials of EPC market in six central European countries.

Project:CombinES - Combining energy services with subsidy schemes to finance energy efficiency in Central Europe
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Building renovation

The report presents the CombinES Comprehensive Renovation model with specified characteristics in the area of procedures, procurement, support programme conditions, the EPC business model and legislation changes.

Project:CombinES - Combining energy services with subsidy schemes to finance energy efficiency in Central Europe
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Building renovation, Energy efficiency

The brochure explains basics of EPC principles and subsidy schemes, encourages integral energy efficiency actions, lists procedures of comprehensive renovation with combined financing as well as good practices from six central European countries.

Project:CombinES - Combining energy services with subsidy schemes to finance energy efficiency in Central Europe
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Building renovation, Energy efficiency

This report summarises the pilot activities that were carried out within the project to apply Living Lab approach.

Project:CentraLab - Central European Living Lab for Territorial Innovation
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):ICT, Innovation, Energy efficiency

VIsNOva comparative report summarises, analyses and provides results from the SWOT analysis of the five urban project regions in Austria, Germany, Hungary and Poland. The advantages, weaknesses, opportunities and threats refer to the region´s demographic, socio-economic and energy infrastructure, energy consumption and their enewable energy potential.

Project:VIS NOVA - Sustainable and efficient Energy for Rural Regions
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy

VIsNova project assists rural regions to plan and to take action to create new value added in the renewable energy sector, to secure local energy supply, to improve energy efficiency performances, to strengthen their competitiveness as locations for economic activities, and to promote territorial cohesion comprehensively.

Project:VIS NOVA - Sustainable and efficient Energy for Rural Regions
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland
Tag(s):Renewable energy, Energy efficiency

PreSource analyses of Investments in resource efficiency measures serves as a
a guide for SMEs seeking for external funding

Project:PRESOURCE - Promotion of Resource Efficiency in SMEs in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Eco-innovation, SME

The Financial Guide is a transnational tool developed by PRESOURCE project partners to promote innovative financing schemes in the field of eco-innovation/resource efficiency and to encourage more long-term thinking in politics, business and finance.

Project:PRESOURCE - Promotion of Resource Efficiency in SMEs in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland
Tag(s):Eco-innovation, Energy efficiency, SME

Overview on innovative financing instruments for eco-innovation in Central Europe developed and tested by the PRESOURCE project. A step towards resource-efficient Europe.

Project:PRESOURCE - Promotion of Resource Efficiency in SMEs in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland
Tag(s):Eco-innovation, Energy efficiency, SME

In order to analyse energy flows and identify potential energy savings in manufacturing companies the LiCEA projects developed tools facilitating the performance of simplified energy audits. The final report summarises project activities to prepare and apply such tools.

Project:LiCEA - Life Cycle based Energy Audit
Countries:Austria, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, SME

LiCEA Guidance describes the general scheme of the LiCEA audit that analyses the company’s production in a simplified way, taking into account both internal processes and the whole life of its products, investigating the supply chain in a life cycle assessment perspective.

Project:LiCEA - Life Cycle based Energy Audit
Countries:Austria, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, SME

This paper proposes methods, techniques and approach for study, research and identifies the demand of energy in the CEPREC concept regions.

Project:CEP-REC - Introduction of Regional Energy Concepts
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy

The aim of this report is to provide recommendations for improving the incentive systems and apply innovative instruments targeting closer to optimal renewable energy utilisation.

Project:CEP-REC - Introduction of Regional Energy Concepts
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia
Tag(s):Energy efficiency, Renewable energy

This strategy is an outcome of the project CEEM and its efforts in supporting a better eco-energy performance through expertise and policy dialogue.

Project:CEEM - Central Environmental and Energy Management as a kit for survival
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Environment, Energy efficiency