The 1st industrial revolution was fuelled with coal, the 2nd with mainly oil, gas and to some extent nuclear energy while the 3rd one experienced a shy introduction of renewables in the energy mix.
This workshop aims to provide participants with practical instruments and methodologies, which can support the acceleration of energy efficiency actions. The workshop is structured around four thematic blocks:
In the traditional vision of the primary energy mix, the EU will be fuelled by 2030 first by oil and fossil fuels (oil, gas and coal) will meet 60% of the EU energy demand (based on PRIMES 2013 modelling results)
The main goal of the workshop is to share knowledge and experience for accelerating and streamlining the processes of enabling an embedding energy efficiency behaviours. To this aim, the workshop facilitates discussion of the recent initiatives on behavioural changes for achieving energy efficiency and, consequently, environmental goals, allows for collaboration and collective learning among attendees; as well as the current state of related strategies in light of the mentioned objectives.
The World Sustainable Energy Days, one of the largest annual conferences in this field in Europe,offer a unique combination of events on sustainable energy. For more than 20 years, experts from all over the world have gathered in Upper Austria to attend the events.
In 2015, more than 750 experts from 64 countries participated in the conference!
This global meeting place for the sustainable energy community includes: