financial instruments

How to improve residential energy efficiency in South Eastern Europe and CIS - policy brief by HFHI   Recommendations for Central and Eastern European countries  
Post date: 9 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

  The Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) was launched in 2009 by a coalition of institutions, donor countries and financial organisations. It aims to help the Western Balkan countries, (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) to set priority infrastructure investment based on national, regional and EU accession policies.  
Post date: 3 Aug 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

At the end of 2016 the Commission launched the Smart Financing for Smart Buildings initiative as part of the Clean Energy for All Europeans Package. The initiative promotes more effective use of public funds through innovative financing solutions, provides assistance for project development and supports activities aimed at de-risking energy efficiency investments. The Commission and EEFIG worked closely to change the perception of risk regarding energy efficiency investments.
Post date: 22 Jun 2017
Type: News

Energy Cities is the European Association of local authorities working together on energy transition. The association was created in 1990 and now represents more than 1,000 towns and cities in 30 countries.  
Post date: 12 Jun 2017
Type: Link

This document offers summaries of the data on the progress made in financing and implementing the financial instruments for the programming period 2014-2020 in accordance with Article 46 of Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council Situation as at 31 December 2015. The information in the summaries concerns cumulatively the years 2014 and 2015.    To download the document, please visit the relevant European Commission webpage at the link below.
Post date: 12 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

European Energy Expertise Converges on Gdansk   Representatives from regional governments, managing authorities, municipalities and ministries, energy sector companies, banks, universities and NGOs will converge on Gdansk at the end of the month for an International Conference which looks to drive innovation in the energy sector.  
Post date: 29 May 2017
Type: Event

Supporting the creation of Green Homes through a credible, cost-effective certification program represents an opportunity for residential investors & developers to differentiate the quality and environmental performance of their construction projects while educating consumers about the financial and other benefits. Financial institutions – through the issuance of Green Mortgages tied to certified Green Homes – can significantly reduce their mortgage default risk and raise the asset valuation of homes they finance and can, therefore, offer a lower cost of financing.
Post date: 18 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

  Assessing the European clean energy finance landscape, with implications for improved macro-energy modelling   Deliverable D3: Study on the Macroeconomics of Energy and Climate Policies     This report, published by the European Commission in March 2017, aims to map and explain the sources of finance and corresponding clean energy investment opportunities that are interacting in the European clean energy finance landscape.  
Post date: 4 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

KfW Group registered very strong demand for its financing products again in financial year 2016. With a volume of commitments totalling EUR 55.1 billion (2015: EUR 50.5 billion, +9%), domestic promotional business spurred the growth of the German economy. The increase is above all due to very strong demand for housing finance, combined with robust demand for finance from industry. Demand for promotion of environmental and climate protection projects was once again very strong (EUR 35 billion, or 44% of all commitments).  
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
Type: News

The European Commission aims to encourage a more effective use of public funds, help project developers bring good project ideas to maturity, and make the energy efficiency market more trusted and attractive for all stakeholders through the “Smart Finance for Smart Buildings” investment initiative.  
Post date: 2 Feb 2017
Type: Ask the Experts