financing / funding

The Horizon 2020 funded Lemon project (Less Energy More OpportuNities) aims to provide technical assistance to public and private entities for the preparation of tenders for the energy retrofitting of 622 social housing units in the provinces of Reggio Emilia and Parma.  
Post date: 14 Jul 2017
Type: Link

Boosting investments on sustainable building renovation is vital for achieving a clean energy transition in Europe. This is particularly true as buildings are responsible for 40% of European primary energy consumption and 36% of CO₂ emissions. The problem is: there is no easy way for cities to access financing, including from the EU.  
Post date: 14 Jul 2017
Type: Event

This brochure, released by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), provides an overview of the Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEB) campaign.   The NZEB campaign promotes commitments by national authorities, subnational governments, and buildings sector stakeholders to advance NZEB.   The campaign includes several operational actions:  
Post date: 10 Jul 2017
Type: Publication

This webinar, which will take place on 6 July 2017 at 15:00 CEST in the context of the IEPPEC Energy Evaluation Academy, will introduce the De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP), an open-source initiative to up-scale energy efficiency investments in Europe through the improved sharing and transparent analysis of existing projects in buildings and industry.
Post date: 30 Jun 2017
Type: Event

On June 9, the Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan (EeMAP) Initiative was presented during a Kick-Off Stakeholder Meeting hosting over 100 participants and panellists. Key market players attended the meeting namely as European and international investors, issuers, lenders, property valuers, academics, energy suppliers, buildings experts and SMEs.
Post date: 28 Jun 2017
Type: News

EEFIG Underwriting Toolkit: Value and Risk Appraisal for Energy Efficiency Financing   The EEFIG Underwriting Toolkit is designed to assist financial institutions to scale up their deployment of capital into energy efficiency. The objectives of this Toolkit are:  
Post date: 28 Jun 2017
Type: Tool

The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) was established in 2013 by the European Commission Directorate-General for Energy (DG Energy) and United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI). EEFIG has created an open dialogue and work platform for public and private financial institutions, industry representatives and sector experts to identify the barriers to the long-term financing for energy efficiency and propose policy and market solutions to them.
Post date: 28 Jun 2017
Type: Link

increased energy efficiency: ensuring progress towards EU's climate and energy goals       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on energy efficiency. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

This report investigates the extent to which Crowdfunding for Energy Efficiency (CF4EE) could play a relevant role in scaling up investments in energy efficiency in developing countries. The document identifies conditions which are conducive for CF4EE and recommends policies and institutional actions that can help scale up CF4EE, where the conditions are favourable, in particular for debt and equity crowdfunding.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

Energy efficient buildings: increased energy savings and better living conditions       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News