financing / funding

  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: Ereignis

The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), which was initiated as a public-private partnership in December 2009 by German development bank KfW and the European Investment Bank (EIB), surpassed major milestones in 2017, increasing the total financing it has provided to final borrowers to over EUR 600 million across more than 25,000 individual projects.
Post date: 24 Jul 2018
Type: Fall

Europe’s Energy Efficiency and GHG Targets will not be reached without concerted effort from policy-makers and the private market. According to International Energy Agency (IEA) EU needs to invest $1.3 trillion in energy efficiency in buildings from 2014-2035 because 75% of Standing EU Buildings were built with no, or minimal, energy-related building codes. Europe’s EE challenge in buildings mainly concerns the energy efficient renovation and investments in its existing buildings stock. This challenge cannot be tackled without the commitment of the financial sector.
Post date: 11 Jan 2018
Type: Publication

On 12 December 2017, Green Tagging emerged as the new strategy for Europe’s leading banks to scale up financing of energy efficient housing and real estate, concluded a new report from Climate Strategy and the UN Environment Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System. The report was released in Paris alongside the One Planet Summit hosted by France’s President Emmanuel Macron.  
Post date: 16 Dez 2017
Type: News

Diese Veranstaltung, die am 1. Februar 2018 in Bukarest, Rumänien, stattfinden wird, hat zum Ziel, bewährte Verfahren aus Rumänien, Ungarn und Bulgarien sowie aus anderen Ländern darüber auszutauschen, wie Investitionen in die Energieeffizienz finanziert werden können. Dazu gehört die Verwendung privater Mittel und innovativer Finanzierungsinstrumente, insbesondere im Baugewerbe und in der Industrie.
Post date: 12 Dez 2017
Type: Ereignis

Energietag der Europäischen Union: Die Zukunft der sauberen Energie der EU: Von der Technologieentwicklung zur Systemintegration, organisiert von der Generaldirektion Energie der Europäischen Kommission, findet auf dem World Future Energy Summit, ADNEC, in Abu Dhabi, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, statt. Dieser Workshop ist Teil einer Reihe von EU-Energietagen, die auf der COP22 in Marrakesch initiiert wurden.
Post date: 12 Dez 2017
Type: Ereignis

Previous experience of the Member States has shown that conventional financing is not enough for meeting their energy and environmental targets and access to attractive and adequate financing products from the market is needed.   Public and private sector stakeholders can learn from the success of already invented innovative financing schemes and either invent new schemes or replicate them in future projects. There are many sources of information on best practices and a large variety of already invented schemes to discover. Three such sources are described here.
Post date: 11 Dez 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

For many years now Member States have engaged in energy transition. This long experience has shown that conventional financing is not enough and financing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge. For this reason, access to attractive and adequate financing products from the market is needed.    
Post date: 11 Dez 2017
Type: Ask the Experts