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  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

On 2 December 2016, the European Commission released a studyon the potential and functioning of green bond markets, demonstrating that green bonds have enjoyed extraordinary growth since they were first issued in 2007. The study also identifies key bottlenecks and measures to overcome them so they can fulfill their huge potential.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: News

Green bonds could play a key role in helping to finance the investment needed to achieve the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy objectives and the UN Sustainable Devel-opment Goals.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

Με σημαντικές ομιλίες και παρουσιάσεις και μεγάλη συμμετοχή ολοκληρώθηκε το διήμερο συνέδριο με θέμα ΒΙΩΣΙΜΕΣ ΕΝΕΡΓΕΙΑΚΕΣ ΕΦΑΡΜΟΓΕΣ ΣΤΑ ΝΗΣΙΑ που οργάνωσαν το Δίκτυο Αειφόρων Νήσων Αιγαίου & Ιονίου ΔΑΦΝΗ, το Ενεργειακό & Περιβαλλοντικό Γραφείο Αιγαίου (ΕΠΓΑ) και το δημοσιογραφικό portal ENERGYPRESS στις 24και 25 Νοεμβρίου στην Αθήνα.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: News

Στόχος  του Συνεδρίου είναι η διερεύνηση των νέων δυνατοτήτων και η επικαιροποίηση των προϋποθέσεων (πολιτικών, οικονομικών, θεσμικών, τεχνολογικών κτλ.)  για την ενεργοποίηση των επενδύσεων: στις Ανανεώσιμες πηγές ενέργειας (ΑΠΕ), στις διασυνδέσεις, στον ενεργειακό εφοδιασμό, στα συστήματα αποθήκευσης και διαχείρισης ενέργειας καθώς και  σε πιλοτικά έργα στα νησιά και στο νησιωτικό χώρο (24 Νοεμβρίου). Η δεύτερη μέρα (25 Νοεμβρίου) θα είναι αφιερωμένη κυρίως στη χρηματοδότηση έργων και στα χρηματοδοτικά εργαλεία.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2016
Type: Event

Millions of euros have been crowdfunded in four years to finance small and medium renewable energy projects. And there is still potential to be developed.    
Post date: 5 Oct 2016
Type: News

Social, green, but primarily as an investment: all the features of energy crowdfunding   Platforms to raise funds for renewable projects want to take care of our planet and its inhabitants but often, they’re also looking for good returns.   There are three ways a crowdfunding project can be financed.
Post date: 5 Oct 2016
Type: News

On 6 September 2016, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) launched an online survey to learn about how stakeholders perceive the SME Instrument brand.  
Post date: 8 Sep 2016
Type: News