BPIE analysed both EU and non-EU funding streams available in the region that could be used to improve the energy efficiency of the building stock. The analysis found that both funding supply into the region and demand coming from the region should be stepped up.
Post date: 29 Sep 2017
The Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) Green Building Symposium is known for green progress in Polish property industry, and an energetic platform for ideas, collaboration, partnership and learning. It is where the principles and passions of the green building community are galvanised and grow.
Post date: 26 Sep 2017
Achieving a decarbonised building stock by 2050 will require renovation at a faster pace and considerable investment, estimated at around €60-100 billion annually up to 2020, and more thereafter. Public funding alone cannot meet this requirement, therefore it needs to be used in a way that maximises private investment.
In this new policy factsheet, BPIE illustrates examples of financing schemes that debunk the myth that attracting private investment in building renovation is difficult. Public funding can play a key role in leveraging private investment.
Post date: 6 Sep 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded project PRODESA (Energy Efficiency Project Development For South Attica) aims to assist seven major municipalities in Athens Metropolitan Area to launch showcase energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, utilising innovative financial tools and attracting private investments.
More specifically the project’s objectives include:
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
The Interreg Europe FINERPOL project (Financial Instruments for Energy Renovation Policies) aims at supporting energy renovation of buildings with new policy and financial instruments using regional and national Structural Funds integrated with other funding such as EFSI (Juncker Plan 06/2015), European Investment Bank (EIB) tools (ELENA, Margarite Funds) or public-private partnerships.
For more information visit the project's website at the link provided below.
Project duration: 2016-04-01 to 2020-03-31
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
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
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
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
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