Financing Schemes

The PROSPECT learning programme enables peer-to-peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy and climate action plans. The programme builds upon successful financing schemes implemented in cities and regions in the European Union. PROSPECT is open to all local authorities: cities, regions and their energy and climate agencies or municipal companies, from EU-28 countries + Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYRoM, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Moldova, Switzerland, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia. +info
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
Type: News

  By joining the scheme, the two banks will adopt standards which are currently being tested as part of an EU-backed pilot programme involving banks and financial institutions representing a combined lending power of over €3 trillion, equal to around 20% of the EU’s GDP. The pilot scheme aims at trialling new criteria for energy efficiency mortgages for homebuyers. The proposed standards will provide lenders with the critical information they need to understand how energy use and efficiency improvements impact on mortgage risks.
Post date: 24 Sep 2018
Type: News

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland, RVO.nl) supports the greening of real estate, the implementing of energy legislation, working with EPCs and making use of EPC Facilitators from the European guarantEE project, a collaboration of 14 European partners co-financed by the European Commission through Horizon 2020.
Post date: 12 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

THURSDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2018, 16:00 – 20:00 How do today’s low-carbon successes shape the future of energy? What policy approach is needed to ensure competitiveness in a low-carbon future? How can innovative financing practices boost low-carbon technologies and products? These are some of the questions speakers from the EU institutions, industry, agencies and think tanks will aim to answer.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme Meeting will take place the 26 and 27 September 2018 in Venice, Italy. Please find a preliminary programme below. 26 September 2018: Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan Welcome Dinner 27 September 2018: Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme Meetings, at Don Orione (Room Goldoni), Zattere Dorsoduro 909/A, Venice. Focus on: Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan, Energy efficiency Data Protocol and Portal 27 September 2018: Energy efficiency Data Protocol and Portal Networking Dinner
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) were established in 2008 to provide scaled-up climate financing to developing countries to initiate transformational change towards a low carbon, climate resilient development. Channelled through the multilateral development banks (MDBs), the CIF encompass two funds: the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund, which includes three targeted programs – the Forest Investment Program (FIP), the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) and the Program for Scaling up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP).
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

FINERPOL project partners identified around 100 best practices around the world of financial instruments for energy efficiency and renewable energy and evaluated them according to criteria developed together by the partnership. These criteria included what each initiative aimed to achieve, who was involved, its financial performance, and impact on reducing carbon emissions. Finermap is an useful and intuitive tool because:
Post date: 27 Jul 2018
Type: Link

The overall objective of Trust EPC South is to scale up investments on Energy Efficiency (EE) and Sustainable Energy technologies in the private tertiary sector of southern European countries, with a particular focus on EPC projects.
Post date: 26 Jul 2018
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.
Post date: 11 Jul 2018
Type: News