financing / funding

The grant will be implemented through KfW via financing agreements to be signed by the end of 2019. The period of implementation is four years.   It is expected that approximately 40 buildings will be renovated, while about 15% of the funds will be used for accompanying services, such as the implementation consultant, design work, supervision, detailed energy audits, and building energy certification, KfW told Balkan Green Energy News.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2019
Type: News

Home Integrated renovation One-Stop-Shop for vulnerable districts
Post date: 5 Dec 2019
Type: Link

What is SMARTSPEND?   Industry, national governments and the European Commission all want to invest in clean energy Research & Development. SMARTSPEND is a 3-year, EU-funded project running until 30 November 2021, that aims to find new ways to coordinate and increase those investments.  
Post date: 26 Nov 2019
Type: Link

The lack of the overall understanding of the impact of energy-efficient investments has made it difficult for policymakers to integrate it into their policymaking process. There is a need to gather evidence on the benefit of energy efficiency in ecological and socio-economic terms.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

With a total of 18 topics in these priority areas, the work programme features a new focus on "Buildings in energy transition", highlighting how decarbonisation of buildings constitute the major challenge of the next decade. At the same time, it continues to focus on digital and smart technologies and innovative financing for energy efficiency as well as supporting public authorities and  ensuring the active involvement of consumers in the energy transition.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

Procredit Bank Macedonia will on-lend funds to local households, housing associations and service providers planning to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, the EBRD said on its website.   Possible investments will include green technologies such as boilers, windows and lighting. The building stock in North Macedonia is in urgent need of refurbishment, and the introduction of insulation, for example, is expected to lower costs and improve comfort.  
Post date: 28 Oct 2019
Type: News

The overall objective of the Upgrade DH project is to improve the performance of district heating (DH) networks in Europe by supporting selected demonstration cases for upgrading, which can be replicated in Europe.  
Post date: 28 Oct 2019
Type: Publication

Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency project SEFIPA ended with impressive results. It supported real estate funds with a total volume of EUR 6.7 billion to apply sustainability criteria for their buildings portfolio. 
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: News

LAUNCH Investor Forum Thinking BIG: Securitizing Sustainable Energy Assets in Europe The aim of the LAUNCH Investor Forum is to think BIG - key market players will discuss why EPC has not yet been securitized and what is needed to achieve securitization of Sustainable Energy Assets under EPC contracts.   The November 27 event will take place at the headquarters of BNP Paris Fortis in Brussels and will feature:   
Post date: 16 Sep 2019
Type: Event

In order to achieve the European Commission’s long-term energy vision for 2050, yearly energy investments in the EU need to almost double  and of these, energy efficiency improvements in residential buildings represent more than half. Deep retrofits will thus be critical, but, as they can be expensive, new and innovative ways of financing are vital.  
Post date: 12 Sep 2019
Type: News