The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios (UCI) are set to finance green investments in Iberia ranging from the refurbishment of existing buildings to the construction of Nearly Zero-Energy properties. These investments will be possible thanks to the provision of energy efficiency mortgages and consumer loans to the market by UCI.
Post date: 1 Jun 2020
The European Investment Bank in cooperation with the European Commission have initiated the Private Finance for Energy Efficiency (PF4EE) instrument, and thus provide access to adequate and affordable financing for energy efficiency.
Post date: 29 May 2020
The review of EU´ fiscal rules, Stability and Growth Pact comes as multi-lateral effort to make the European economy more sustainable and to achieve the zero-emission goal by 2050. Part of this includes also a review of the state aid rules and a “green supporting factor” in the capital requirements for banks. A new taxonomy has also been adopted to better channel funds to sustainable goals.
Post date: 7 Feb 2020
Piraeus is the second leading Greek bank to confirm participation with the scheme, after the National Bank of Greece.
Piraeus Bank will identify and invest in new clean energy projects including wind farms, photovoltaic installations, biomass and biogas plants, and hydroelectric power stations. New investment to improve energy efficiency in the public and private buildings will also be examined, the EIB said in a press release.
Post date: 23 Sep 2019
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 Sep 2019
This will be the last ManagEnergy Master Class on Module 2. While Module 1 focuses on Project Development and the Involvement of Banks, Module 2 is mainly about Understanding Banks and Mobilising Private Investments.
Post date: 12 Jul 2019
&The European Local Energy Assistance (ELENA) is a successful joint initiative between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission (Smart Finance for Smart Buildings).
It offers technical assistance for investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings and innovative urban transport projects through schemes.
Post date: 28 Jun 2019
This publication presents EIB Investment Survey data about energy audits and energy-efficiency investments of some 12,500 signatures from EU28 Member States per year.
It suggests that:
- Energy audits are a useful tool for overcoming the information barriers and facilitating investments in energy-efficiency measures
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Over the next three months, the EIB will engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including shareholders, industry associations, civil society, and the private sector to develop a new energy lending policy that supports EU 2030 energy policy and climate targets.
Dialogue with stakeholders will reflect on recent EIB support for energy investment and consider key trends and investment challenges currently facing the sector.
Post date: 24 Jan 2019
The purpose of this report is to help public authorities who are responsible either for implementing and monitoring Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) or for devising PPP policy to define and plan ex-ante those performance indicators that will demonstrate that the objectives of the PPP have been accomplished, together with the data required as supporting evidence.
Post date: 27 Nov 2018