H2020 CITYnvest

Boosting investments on sustainable building renovation is vital for achieving a clean energy transition in Europe. This is particularly true as buildings are responsible for 40% of European primary energy consumption and 36% of CO₂ emissions. The problem is: there is no easy way for cities to access financing, including from the EU.  
Post date: 14 Jul 2017
Type: Event

Infinite Solutions Guidebook - Financing the energy renovation of residential buildings through soft loans and third-party investment schemes     Financing the energy retrofitting of buildings is a great challenge. With investments ranging from €200 to €1,200 /m² (CITYnvest study, 2015), access to attractive and long-term financing is perceived as the primary barrier to carrying out ambitious energy retrofits, in particular those aiming at achieving 50-75% energy savings.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

  Vous êtes impliqué dans la transition énergétique en Région de Bruxelles-Capitale? Vous souhaitez réduire la consommation énergétique de vos bâtiments? Cette conférence est pour vous!   Une demi-journée vous permettant d’avoir une vue globale:   Des différents modèles européens d’organisation et de financement de la rénovation énergétique, Des possibilités d’actions en Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Le tout illustré par des exemples concrets à Bruxelles et en Wallonie…    
Post date: 12 Sep 2016
Type: Event

Updated: 1 September 2016  
Post date: 24 Aug 2016
Type: Event

During EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 the My Smart City District (MSCD) cluster of 8 projects representing 25 cities across 13 countries came together to deliver five different online seminars in five days on key issues and challenges for smarter, greener towns, cities and districts.  
Post date: 12 Jul 2016
Type: News

Food for thought during the EU Sustainable Energy Week: 5 days, 5 key topics, 5 lunch academy webinars   My Smart City District (MSCD) is a group of like-minded European Smart Cities projects representing 8 projects, 25 cities across 13 countries. Together, they are putting on a series of short online seminars – the Lunch Academy – set to take place 11:30-12:15 CET every day of the European Sustainable Energy Week 13-17 June.   
Post date: 1 Jun 2016
Type: News

This toolkit released within the CITYnvest project, is a guide for the launch of a One Stop Shop on energy retrofitting, aimed at public and private actors. The document explains how to start an energy retrofitting project and identifies the main challenges and success factors, based on the experience of RenoWatt - a pilot project launched in Wallonia, Belgium.
Post date: 11 Feb 2016
Type: Publication

This report is the first guidance material produced within the CITYnvest project. The document reviews twenty-four innovative financing and operational models for large-scale retrofits in eleven European countries and explains possible mechanisms and instruments that could be used by municipalities to carry out renovation works in buildings.   
Post date: 11 Feb 2016
Type: Publication

Increasing capacities in cities for innovative financing in energy efficiency   CITYnvest project focuses on supporting and replicating successful innovative financing models for energy efficiency renovations in public buildings. These models include Energy Performance Contracting (EPC), Third Party Financing (TPF), revolving funds, cooperatives and others.   More specifically, the project's objectives are the following:  
Post date: 26 Jan 2016
Type: Link