Could you tell us about EPEC’s work, especially how it relates to investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy?EPEC was established in September 2008 as a unique cooperative initiative of the EIB, the European Commission and EU Candidate Countries and Member States. We have an international team of 18 professionals working on a range of PPP issues alongside Member States.
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The mission of the National Fund, according to the NFEP&WM Strategy for 2009-2012, is to financially support undertakings intended for environmental protection and respecting its value, on the basis of the principle of sustainable development included in the constitution. We participate in implementation of the environmental policy in/of Poland as a source of financing and cooperate, along with the Ministry of the Environment, with commissions of environmental protection at the Sejm and Senate.
Post date: 14 Nov 2012
A financial support programme by the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development for house builders that erect buildings which generate significantly more energy than the building uses for its operation if balanced over a year. The surplus energy shall be used especially for electromobility. Model projects will be supported partly for using innovative technologies (renewable energies in buildings, e.g. pv, wind, biofacades) and the accompanying research.
Post date: 14 Nov 2012
This follows the agreement reached in ‘Trialogue’ (European Commission, Parliament and Council) on 22 May 2012. Further to this, on 10 July 2012 the Environment Council also adopted the Initiative. Once published in the Official Journal, the regulation will enter into force. The aim of this initiative is for private companies to issue project bonds, guaranteed by the European budget, in order to finance important infrastructure projects in the area of transport, energy and information technology. €230 million will be set aside for guarantees during the pilot phase of the project.
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Post date: 12 Oct 2012
Results of the public consultation "Financial Support for Energy Efficiency in Buildings" have been published by the European Commission. The objective of this consultation was to obtain the views of stakeholders on how the financial support for energy efficiency measures aimed at improving the energy performance of buildings, both at EU as well as at national/regional/local level, could be improved.
Post date: 28 Sep 2012
Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own! Legislation and National Applications
Post date: 12 Sep 2012
This Synthesis Report aims to provide a comprehensive mapping of all financial engineering instruments which were set up at year-end 2010 and provides an analytical overview of the implementation of financial engineering instruments, from the initial setup of the holding funds and/or specific funds, to investments and disbursements in final recipients and returns and exits of investments to specific funds and/or holding funds in line with reporting items of Annex II of the Guidance Note.
Post date: 31 Aug 2012