financing / funding

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
Type: Spis

Europe’s Energy Efficiency and GHG Targets will not be reached without concerted effort from policy-makers and the private market. According to International Energy Agency (IEA) EU needs to invest $1.3 trillion in energy efficiency in buildings from 2014-2035 because 75% of Standing EU Buildings were built with no, or minimal, energy-related building codes. Europe’s EE challenge in buildings mainly concerns the energy efficient renovation and investments in its existing buildings stock. This challenge cannot be tackled without the commitment of the financial sector.
Post date: 11 Jan 2018
Type: Publication

On 12 December 2017, Green Tagging emerged as the new strategy for Europe’s leading banks to scale up financing of energy efficient housing and real estate, concluded a new report from Climate Strategy and the UN Environment Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System. The report was released in Paris alongside the One Planet Summit hosted by France’s President Emmanuel Macron.  
Post date: 16 Dec 2017
Type: Vijesti

Ovaj događaj, koji će se održati 1. veljače 2018. godine u Bukureštu, Rumunjska, ima za cilj razmijeniti najbolje prakse iz Rumunjske, Mađarske i Bugarske, kao i drugih zemalja, o tome kako se mogu financirati ulaganja u energetsku učinkovitost. To uključuje korištenje privatnih sredstava i inovativnih financijskih instrumenata, osobito u sektoru graditeljstva i industrije. Predavači će se usredotočiti na praktična iskustva u razvoju i strukturiranju investicijskih programa, a događaj će omogućiti raspravu.
Post date: 12 Dec 2017
Type: Događanje

Dan energetike Europske unije: budućnost čiste energije EU-a: Od razvoja tehnologije do integracije sustava, u organizaciji Europske komisije, Opća uprava za energiju, održat će se na summitu Svjetske energetske budućnosti ADNEC u Abu Dhabiju u Ujedinjenim Arapskim Emiratima. Ova radionica je dio serije Dana energetike EU, koji je započeo u COP22 u Marrakeshu.
Post date: 12 Dec 2017
Type: Događanje

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: Događanje

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: Vijesti

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