Financing, socio-economics

&The European Local Energy Assistance (ELENA) is a successful joint initiative between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission (Smart Finance for Smart Buildings).   It offers technical assistance for investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings and innovative urban transport projects through schemes.
Post date: 28 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

PROSPECT aims to encourage the exchange of knowledge and experience on innovative financing schemes used to implement sustainable energy and climate plans, especially within the framework of the Covenant of Mayors.   Through peer mentoring activities and study visits, cities and regions learn how to finance the energy transition from the ones who understand it the most: their peers!  
Post date: 28 Jun 2019
Type: Event

The STUNNING team will present their main results of its two-year project: Studies on cost-benefit benchmarking of refurbishment packages, a comprehensive analysis of current barriers to the wide adoption of refurbishment measures, promising business models for building refurbishment and the online knowledge exchange platform "Renovation Hub".   In four interactive sessions, the following topics will be dealt with and discussed:  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Event

This document sets out the results of the work to date undertaken by the Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance in relation to the development of an EU classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities (hereafter ‘Taxonomy’). It has six parts:  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Cocept, Objectives and Methodology:   REScoop Plus built on the knowledge and network of the REScoop 20-20-20 project. An interesting additional observation made in the project was that members of supplying REScoops change their behaviour reducing final energy consumption and investing money to produce RESenergy.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Link

PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric Company) is demonstrating how standards and simplified process based on consistent certification through GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.) and a network of QA (Quality Assurance) providers can deliver deal flow and lower transaction costs for all parties.   OVERVIEW:  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Event

Concept:    E2District is a three year European Commission Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation project formally entitled 'Energy Efficient Optimised District Heating and Cooling (DHC).  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives:   The main objective of BundleUP is to harmonize, procure financing and implement a pipeline of energy-efficiency based investments, both in the private and the public sector, through the bundling of small to medium-sized projects thus providing them with the dimension needed for investment-readiness and investor interest.  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives:   In the target countries of the E-FIX project of Central and South Eastern Europe and the assoc. countries AM and GE, there is considerable idle potential for EE and REN products and services.   Both potential energy project developers and financers face barriers regarding the accurate assessment of energy project feasibility and achieving investment security.  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

As an important part of their ambitious Energy Efficient Scotland Programme, The Scottish Government joined the Advisory Council of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme in September 2018 and has been supporting the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative ever since as a concrete way to achieve the common goal of a more energy efficient future for all.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: News