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BUILD UP Webinar | Smart Finance for Smart Building initiative

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BUILD UP Webinar | Smart Finance for Smart Building initiative

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Thursday 21st September 2017, 15:00 – 16:15 Brussels time (CET)



Smart Finance for Smart Buildings (SFSB) initiative is a non-legislative proposal included by the European Commission in the proposed Clean Energy for All Europeans Package. SFSB aims at unlocking private finance to accelerate the renovation of the EU building stock. The initiative is structured around three pillars: 1) financial de-risking through a more effective use of public funding; 2) technological/technical de-risking through the aggregation of projects and assistance for project development; and 3) behavioural de-risking by providing information to investors to reduce the perceived risks of energy renovation projects.


SFSB is analysed based on existing literature and lessons learnt from the design and the implementation of energy renovation programmes by Member States. The main findings of this analysis are summarised in the OpenExp discussion paper which will be presented/discussed at the webinar.




WEBINAR AGENDA (Brussels time)


15:00   Introductory words: Adrian Joyce, Renovate Europe Campaign Director


15:05   Presentation of the main findings of the discussion paper on Smart Finance for Smart Building initiative: Yamina Saheb, OpenExp


15:25   Round table discussion, moderated by Adrian Joyce with the participation of:

  • Timothée Noël, European Commission
  • Heike Leberle, European Parliament
  • Sébastien Delpont, GreenFlex/Energiesprong (France)
  • Claire Roumet, EnergieCities

15:50   Q&A with the virtual audience


16:15   End of the webinar



Attendance to BUILD UP Webinars is free of charge upon registration; please register here.


For more information on the Smart Finance for Smart Building initiative, please see the relevant EC Staff Working Document.




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