financing / funding

With a total of 18 topics in these priority areas, the work programme features a new focus on "Buildings in energy transition", highlighting how decarbonisation of buildings constitute the major challenge of the next decade. At the same time, it continues to focus on digital and smart technologies and innovative financing for energy efficiency as well as supporting public authorities and  ensuring the active involvement of consumers in the energy transition.  
Post date: 14 Νοε 2019
Type: Ειδήσεις

Procredit Bank Macedonia will on-lend funds to local households, housing associations and service providers planning to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, the EBRD said on its website.   Possible investments will include green technologies such as boilers, windows and lighting. The building stock in North Macedonia is in urgent need of refurbishment, and the introduction of insulation, for example, is expected to lower costs and improve comfort.  
Post date: 28 Οκτ 2019
Type: Ειδήσεις

The overall objective of the Upgrade DH project is to improve the performance of district heating (DH) networks in Europe by supporting selected demonstration cases for upgrading, which can be replicated in Europe.  
Post date: 28 Οκτ 2019
Type: Publication

Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency project SEFIPA ended with impressive results. It supported real estate funds with a total volume of EUR 6.7 billion to apply sustainability criteria for their buildings portfolio. 
Post date: 7 Οκτ 2019
Type: Ειδήσεις

LAUNCH Investor Forum Thinking BIG: Securitizing Sustainable Energy Assets in Europe The aim of the LAUNCH Investor Forum is to think BIG - key market players will discuss why EPC has not yet been securitized and what is needed to achieve securitization of Sustainable Energy Assets under EPC contracts.   The November 27 event will take place at the headquarters of BNP Paris Fortis in Brussels and will feature:   
Post date: 16 Σεπ 2019
Type: Συμβάν

In order to achieve the European Commission’s long-term energy vision for 2050, yearly energy investments in the EU need to almost double  and of these, energy efficiency improvements in residential buildings represent more than half. Deep retrofits will thus be critical, but, as they can be expensive, new and innovative ways of financing are vital.  
Post date: 12 Σεπ 2019
Type: Ειδήσεις

In the 2050 EU Energy Strategy, the EU has set a long-term goal for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80-95% when compared to 1990 levels, in line with the efforts of the Paris Agreement to limit the temperature increase to 1.5° above pre-industrial levels.   In order to achieve this ambitious goals, public authorities at all levels need the  technical know-how and resources to develop long-term climate and energy actions.  
Post date: 10 Σεπ 2019
Type: Συμβάν

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will facilitate EUR 150m to EDPR Brazil, the local subsidiary of EDP Renovaveis (EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector, to support the development of wind and solar power generation plants in Brazil.   
Post date: 9 Σεπ 2019
Type: Ειδήσεις

The European Commission established the EU High-Level Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) to help develop an overarching and comprehensive EU roadmap on sustainable finance. It requested advice on how to ‘steer the flow of capital towards sustainable investments; identify steps that financial institutions and supervisors should take to protect the financial system from sustainability risks; and deploy these policies on a pan-European scale’.
Post date: 8 Σεπ 2019
Type: Publication

This scheme will support these communities to deliver energy upgrades to nearly 700 homes and 570 community and commercial buildings in their local area, eliminating 34,676 tonnes of CO2 annually – this is the equivalent of taking more than 11,000 internal combustion engine cars off the road.   Reducing emissions from buildings is a key action under the government's Climate Action Plan.  
Post date: 7 Σεπ 2019
Type: Ειδήσεις