Financing, socio-economics

Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF 2017), organised by Climate Action and UN Environmental Programme, is back for its eighth year.
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: Event

Sustainable Energy Investment Forums (SEI Forums) is an initiative of the European Commission aiming to boost large-scale investment and financing for sustainable energy by working with national stakeholders. A series of SEI Forums will be organised in up to 15 Member States in 2016-2019.  
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

The European Commission, as part of the "Smart Finance for Smart Buildings" initiative, is organising a series of “Sustainable Energy Investment Forums” (SEI Forums) aiming to enhance the capacity of and co-operation between public and private stakeholders to develop large-scale investment programmes and financing schemes. These Forums will consist of more than 30 events in up to 15 Member States in 2016-2019.  
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

European NGOs and efficiency stakeholders applaud the 11 October 2017 vote of the Industry, Transport and Research (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament in favour of stronger European building regulations. The final report adopted significantly improves the Commission’s proposal and counterbalances the weak General Approach of the Energy Council, according to the NGOs.    
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: Note

KredEx is a government owned non-profit provider of financial services established in 2001 by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MoEAC). In 2009, KredEx setup the KredEx Revolving Fund. The Fund provided soft loans for multifamily apartment building owners who wished to reduce energy consumption and increase energy efficiency of their homes.  
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

Set up by the city of Stuttgart (Germany) in 1995, Internal Contracting (Intracting) has already allowed the municipality to implement over 350 energy efficiency measures in public buildings, equipment and facilities generating financial savings of EUR 22 million. Intracting enables the municipality to finance multiple investments aimed at energy savings without being bound to an external contractor. In this process a technical department or a municipally-owned company (‘the client’) submits an energy-saving project.  
Post date: 18 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

Clean Energy for All Europeans Package: Does the Commission Modelling Assign the Right Role to Energy Efficiency and to Renewables?    
Post date: 18 Oct 2017
Type: Event

This year's Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days will take place from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 October in Brussels, Belgium, presenting the new funding opportunities and innovative schemes offered by the Energy Work Programme 2018-2020.   On the third day of the event, from 11:00 to 12:30, a Building Energy Efficiency session will take place, including the following topics:  
Post date: 18 Oct 2017
Type: News

  The next EU Energy Day will take place on 16 November 2017 at the Kunstmuseum, in Bonn, Germany, as part of the COP 23 UN Climate Change Conference.   The event will bring together energy policy-makers and industry representatives to discuss the economic aspects of the clean energy transition.  
Post date: 17 Oct 2017
Type: Event

At the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), which will take place from 6 to 17 November at the World Conference Center Bonn in Bonn, Germany, nations of the world will meet to advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and achieve progress on its implementation guidelines.  
Post date: 17 Oct 2017
Type: Event