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
The 4th and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! Is your city/region trying to secure financing to achieve ambitious energy and climate objectives? Or do you have projects/activities in sustainable financing that you would showcase at the European level?
Post date: 7 Sep 2019
After the The Energy Efficient Mortgages Event in Riga in April, next meeting will take place in Venice next September 2019.
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
The objective of the Conference is to bring together academics, practitioners and PhD students working in the area of risk management.
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
CitizEE is a new Coordiantion and Support Action at European level, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme. The project has been launched in May 2019, with a kick-off meeting held by WIP Renewable Energies in its facilities in Munich (Germany), on May 7th-8th.
The meeting gathered the 8 partners forming the consortium and served as starting point for the CitizEE project
Post date: 2 Jul 2019
PROSPECT aims to encourage the exchange of knowledge and experience on innovative financing schemes used to implement sustainable energy and climate plans, especially within the framework of the Covenant of Mayors.
Through peer mentoring activities and study visits, cities and regions learn how to finance the energy transition from the ones who understand it the most: their peers!
Post date: 28 Jun 2019
The STUNNING team will present their main results of its two-year project: Studies on cost-benefit benchmarking of refurbishment packages, a comprehensive analysis of current barriers to the wide adoption of refurbishment measures, promising business models for building refurbishment and the online knowledge exchange platform "Renovation Hub".
In four interactive sessions, the following topics will be dealt with and discussed:
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric Company) is demonstrating how standards and simplified process based on consistent certification through GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.) and a network of QA (Quality Assurance) providers can deliver deal flow and lower transaction costs for all parties.
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
As an important part of their ambitious Energy Efficient Scotland Programme, The Scottish Government joined the Advisory Council of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme in September 2018 and has been supporting the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative ever since as a concrete way to achieve the common goal of a more energy efficient future for all.
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
The Summit participants, financial institutions, supporting networks and experts, declared to the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth, that to increase the innovative financing and capital sources for our Energy Transition, a set of recommendations should be tahek in to account.
Post date: 18 Jun 2019