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
Dublin City Council awarded its first Energy Performance Contract (EPC) project to Noel Lawler Green Energy Solutions in July 2016, working closely with Dublin’s Energy Agency Codema in procuring this contract to upgrade three of its Sports and Fitness Facilities. The project was supported under the SEAI National Energy Services Framework, as well as the European project EESI2020, co-funded under H2020.
Post date: 20 Nov 2018
Adopted in the context of the Communication on “A renewed European Agenda for Research and Innovation – Europe’s chance to shape its technological leadership” and the input to the Leaders’ informal dinner in Sofia on 16 May 2018, this guidance document presents in a concise manner the fundamental aspects of innovation procurement: why it is important, who has interest in it and how it can be done.
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
In April last year, the City of Ljubljana agreed a public-private partnership (PPP) with a consortium of GGE and Petrol for the energy retrofitting of public buildings in the municipality. The EUR 14.9 million project will deliver energy savings of 8,245 MWh annually and a reduction of 2,956 tons of CO2 emissions each year.
Post date: 10 Oct 2018
The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), which was initiated as a public-private partnership in December 2009 by German development bank KfW and the European Investment Bank (EIB), surpassed major milestones in 2017, increasing the total financing it has provided to final borrowers to over EUR 600 million across more than 25,000 individual projects.
Post date: 24 Jul 2018
An increasing number of large scale sustainable energy projects from public authorities across Europe are demonstrating the investment opportunity for cities and regions in the energy transition. From Croatia to Ireland, projects are leveraging local investment, by combining European funding with innovative business models, and proving that energy efficiency investment is a win-win, for citizens and local governments alike.
Post date: 25 May 2018
Building Energy Efficiency for Massive market UPtake
BEEM-UP was a Public Private Partnership collaborative project that aimed to demonstrate the economic, social and technical feasibility of retrofitting initiatives for drastically reducing the energy demand in existing residential buildings, and lay the ground for massive market uptake of such initiatives.
Post date: 21 Nov 2017
The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) is a public-private collaboration with 29 local and subnational governments accelerating the pace and ambition of building efficiency policies and projects.
Post date: 9 Nov 2017
Around 1000 stakeholders discussed the future of European industry at the Industrial Innovation Info Days, organised by the EC DG Research & Innovation on 3 and 4 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. The event provided the research community with an overview of ongoing activities in the “Key Enabling Technologies” part of Horizon 2020 and offered support on the preparation of proposals for the 2018-2019 calls.
Post date: 13 Oct 2017
The Industrial Innovation Info Days, organised by the EC DG Research & Innovation on 3 and 4 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, provided the research community with an overview of ongoing activities in the “Key Enabling Technologies” part of Horizon 2020 and offered support on the preparation of proposals for the 2018-2019 calls.
Post date: 4 Oct 2017