financial instruments

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6,000 houses from Riga should benefit from funding for energy renovation   The municipality of Riga has created a revolving fund linked to a soft loan scheme which will provide loans at a low interest rate destined for citizens and non-profit organizations in order to increase energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy and to reduce energy consumption.  
Post date: 4 Aug 2016
Type: News

Public authorities today face the challenge of energy savings in the building sector. A significant amount of energy can be saved by building renovation.
Post date: 3 Jun 2015
Type: News

This report is the result of the work performed under the Concerted Action EPBD 2011-2012 to improve the effectiveness of support initiatives for EPBD implementation. The main objectives of the work performed under the Concerted Action EPBD theme “Effectiveness of Support Initiatives” are:
Post date: 25 Oct 2013
Type: Publication

This scheme is now closed.   Klimata Pārmaiņu Finanšu Instruments  
Post date: 30 Apr 2013
Type: Link

The seminar took a practical look at some of the more innovative large scale financial instruments developed to date and assessed the challenges involved in securing different sources of finance (public and private) for energy efficiency investments. The seminar presentations are available for download here and at the E3G website.
Post date: 27 Nov 2012
Type: Publication

India currently has 246.7 million households but the focus of the NHB is to target households that want to purchase flats in `50-70 lakhs bracket. Mr F. Schafhausen, deputy director-general, climate protection of the German ministry of environment, pointed out at the launch of IT-Toolkit: Resbuild India that “India and Germany must work closely to improve energy efficiency in the building sector. The toolkit can create an effective basis for making decisions to enhance technical capabilities of the users.”
Post date: 10 Oct 2012
Type: News

Post date: 1 Oct 2012
Type: Event

This Synthesis Report aims to provide a comprehensive mapping of all financial engineering instruments which were set up at year-end 2010 and provides an analytical overview of the implementation of financial engineering instruments, from the initial setup of the holding funds and/or specific funds, to investments and disbursements in final recipients and returns and exits of investments to specific funds and/or holding funds in line with reporting items of Annex II of the Guidance Note.  
Post date: 31 Aug 2012
Type: Publication

“How many of you live in a building that has had a deep energy efficiency audit? Do you even know? What about the building that you work in?” Marshall Salant, the Head of Citigroup’s Alternative Energy Finance Department, taunted the audience at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, during a panel entitled “The Future of Financing Energy Efficiency.” Despite present market opportunities, over $50 billion in commercial sector and $80 billion in industrial sector, that would yield over $1.2 trillion in savings, the ‘free’ market has failed to finance retrofits.
Post date: 7 Aug 2012
Type: News