investments

The most common way of categorising energy conservation measures is by cost:  
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

On 12 December 2017, Green Tagging emerged as the new strategy for Europe’s leading banks to scale up financing of energy efficient housing and real estate, concluded a new report from Climate Strategy and the UN Environment Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System. The report was released in Paris alongside the One Planet Summit hosted by France’s President Emmanuel Macron.  
Post date: 16 Dec 2017
Type: News

  Two years after the Paris Agreement, the EU is firmly in the lead in fighting climate change. To that end the Commission announced a series of initiatives for a modern and clean economy at the One Planet Summit.    
Post date: 16 Dec 2017
Type: News

  The Juncker Commission's contribution to the One Planet Summit, Paris, 12 December 2017    
Post date: 16 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

This event, which will take place on 1 February 2018 in Bucharest, Romania, aims to share best practices from Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria as well as other countries, on how energy efficiency investments can be financed. This includes the use of private funds and innovative financing instruments, notably in the building and industry sectors. Speakers will focus on practical experiences in developing and structuring investment programmes and the event will allow time for debate. The event contributes to the new cooperation on energy efficiency initiated by the CESEC.
Post date: 12 Dec 2017
Type: Event

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

by Marina Laskari (NKUA)  
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: News

Building Deep Energy Retrofit: Using Dynamic Cash Flow Analysis and Multiple Benefits to Convince Investors   Deep energy retrofit (DER) of the existing building stock is a meaningful strategy to reduce fossil fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. However, the investment volumes required to undertake DER are enormous. In Europe, cumulative demand for DER is estimated at close to 1,000 billion EUR until 2050. Public expenditures and political measures can help to stimulate DER, but substantial private investments are required to achieve significant results.
Post date: 21 Nov 2017
Type: Event

Energy efficiency is one of the most cost-effective ways to reach the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement and the European Union’s climate and energy objectives. Buildings represent the largest economic potential for energy efficiency. While the most developed economies need to accelerate the decarbonisation of their existing building stock, emerging economies need to move towards the construction of zero emission, efficient and resilient buildings.  
Post date: 26 Oct 2017
Type: Event

  This event, which will take place on 30 November 2017 in Warsaw, Poland, aims to share best practice from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Lithuania and further on how energy efficiency can be financed. This includes the use of private funds and innovative financing instruments, notably in the building and industry sectors. Speakers will focus on practical experience in developing and structuring and financing energy efficiency investment programmes. The event will allow ample time for debate.  
Post date: 16 Oct 2017
Type: Event