financing / funding

Previous experience of the Member States has shown that conventional financing is not enough for meeting their energy and environmental targets and access to attractive and adequate financing products from the market is needed.   Public and private sector stakeholders can learn from the success of already invented innovative financing schemes and either invent new schemes or replicate them in future projects. There are many sources of information on best practices and a large variety of already invented schemes to discover. Three such sources are described here.
Post date: 11 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

For many years now Member States have engaged in energy transition. This long experience has shown that conventional financing is not enough and financing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge. For this reason, access to attractive and adequate financing products from the market is needed.    
Post date: 11 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

The supply of heat through district energy systems is a common technology used by local municipalities across Europe, but far from all are efficient and many of the local actors’ struggle with the challenge of transforming these systems into efficient systems. Polish district heating needs modernisation, important to improve air quality and reach the European climate goals.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Event

Researchers have measured the effectiveness of crowdfunding for renewable energy projects in terms of human and environmental wellbeing   There is growing interest in crowdfunding as an alternative way to support projects focused on renewables. This comes at a time when the green energy sector is feeling the purse strings tighten in many European countries.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2017
Type: News

by Marina Laskari (NKUA)  
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: News

  With this new funding under the "Juncker Plan", the European Investment Bank (EIB) is stepping up its action in favor of the energy renovation of buildings by offering innovative and attractive financing to individuals based on third-party financing through Regional Agency for Energy Saving Works (ARTÉÉ).    
Post date: 9 Nov 2017
Type: News

This year's Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days took place from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 October in Brussels, Belgium, presenting the new funding opportunities and innovative schemes offered by the Energy Work Programme 2018-2020.   The content has been structured in three days:       Day 1 – 23 October 2017, focuses in the funding priorities for renewables, decarbonising fossil fuels & cross-cutting issues.
Post date: 8 Nov 2017
Type: News

  EeMAP White Paper    
Post date: 7 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

Energy efficient mortgages could play a central role in Europe’s new strategy for sustainable finance, states a White Paper published on 26 October 2017 under the EU funded ‘Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan’ (EeMAP) Initiative - which sets out key recommendations towards the creation of an energy efficient mortgage product for Europe.  
Post date: 3 Nov 2017
Type: Note

On 27 October 2017, the European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020 and representing an investment of around €30 billion.  
Post date: 1 Nov 2017
Type: News