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For many years now Member States have engaged in energy transition. This long experience has shown that conventional financing is not enough and financing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge. For this reason, access to attractive and adequate financing products from the market is needed.    
Post date: 11 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

The Juncker Plan is also known as The Investment Plan for Europe.   It was proposed by the European Commission in November 2014, following the European Council's call in June 2014 for the low levels of investment in the EU to be addressed in order to boost growth and employment.  
Post date: 11 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

  REfurbishment decision making platform through advanced technologies for near Zero energy BUILDing renovation     The main aim of this project, funded by the Horizon2020 Programme of the European Commission, is to define an innovative and collaborative refurbishment ecosystem for transforming RE assets into Near Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB).  
Post date: 11 Dec 2017
Type: Link

Towards an EU Research and Innovation policy agenda for Nature-Based Solutions & Re-Naturing Cities. Final Report of the Horizon 2020 Expert Group on 'Nature-Based Solutions and Re-Naturing Cities'   This report was produced by the Horizon 2020 Expert Group on 'Nature-Based Solutions and Re-Naturing Cities' and gives useful information on natural-based solutions.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

This report, by the ABRACADABRA H2020 project, presents the attractiveness of a new renovation strategy based on volumetric Add-ons and Renewable Energy Sources (AdoRES) intended as one (or a set of) Assistant Building unit(s) - like aside or façade additions, rooftop extensions or even an entire new building construction - that “adopt” the existing buildings (the Assisted Buildings) to achieve nearly zero energy standards.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

The EU funded ABRACADABRA H2020 project, is developing three toolkits; one focusing on regulatory challenges and opportunities for boosting energy retrofitting of buildings, another one on financial aspects, and the one described here - the technical toolkit.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

The ABRACADABRA H2020 project , based on the prior assumption that substantial increase in the real estate value of the existing buildings can play a key role in deep renovation, is developing a toolkit focusing on regulatory challenges and opportunities for boosting energy retrofitting of buildings.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

by Konstantina Vasilakopoulou (NKUA) and Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)  
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
Type: News

What is it?   The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) is an initiative supported by the European Commission bringing together cities, industry, SMEs, banks, research centres and other smart city actors.
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
Type: Link