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10.05.2017

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Reducing Energy Poverty with National Renovation Strategies

The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) released an interesting factsheet recommending national renovation strategies to alleviate energy poverty…

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01.02.2017

Press Release

Rural Areas recognised in the Second State of the Energy Union

On 1 February 2017, the European Commission published its second Communication on the State of the Energy Union, which reports on the progress of one of the Juncker Commission’s flagship strategies.

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29.11.2016

Press Release

Rural Energy discussed in the European Parliament

On 29 November, the Future of Rural Energy in Europe (FREE) initiative under the umbrella of the RUMRA intergroup organised a breakfast debate to discuss the so called ‘Winter Energy Package’

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27.10.2016

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100 Million Reasons Why Rural Energy Matters

Today, at the RUMRA intergroup Parliamentary meeting in Strasbourg a report was released on the crucial and significant role rural and remote areas can play in reducing Europe’s carbon…

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13.09.2016

Press Release

Parliament gives hope for rural energy

Strasbourg, 13 September 2016: Today’s adoption of the Heating And Cooling report prepared by Polish Member of the European Parliament Adam Gierek, puts rural energy issues firmly on the EU map. Rural energy users can take comfort that their particular needs have been recognised.

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12.09.2016

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Written Declaration on increasing energy efficiency in rural, mountainous and remote areas

On 12 September 2016, a group of MEPs, led by RUMRA board member Jozo Radoš (HR, ALDE) published a Written Declaration…

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12.07.2016

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EP Heating and Cooling report recognises rural needs

On Tuesday, 12 July 2016, the European Parliament’s Energy (ITRE) Committee approved a report on the EU’s Heating and Cooling Strategy.

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