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Energy Trilemma Index

The World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma Index tool, produced in partnership with Oliver Wyman, ranks countries on their ability to provide sustainable energy through 3 dimensions: Energy security, Energy equity (accessibility and affordability),...

PVP4Grid, online tool for assessing PV projects

PV-Prosumers4Grid (PVP4Grid) is an EU-funded project involving 12 partners from various European countries, beginning in October 2017 and running until March 2020. The main objective of PVP4Grid is to increase the market share and market value of PV by...

Tecnological Solutions

EFFECT4buildings is mapping and spreading knowledge on technology solutions for energy efficiency in buildings to achieve economic savings.   Building managers gain from better knowledge on their profitability, performance and how to order...

SHERPA Capitalization Platform

This part of the SHERPA Capitalization Platform serves as a “hub” of useful information, available for Regions, Municipalities and other stakeholders interested in buildings’ energy renovation (ERB).   It is divided into 4 thematic...

The ERA Equipment CO2 Calculator

The European Rental Association, the voice of the European equipment rental industry, has today launched the ERA Equipment CO2 Calculator, an independent and free-to-use online tool to enable equipment stakeholders to make more sustainable...

Multi Service Contracting

Multi service contracts is a method used for energy efficiency contracting to add other co-benefits such as lighting, indoor air quality, temperature, noise, esthetical values and well-being issues in the investments.   These co-benefits...

Bundling Tool

Taking care of many measures simultaneously in energy investments is difficult, but bundling can make it easier. It enables one to combine many small measures into one package, which can increase the profitability of an investment and make...

Financial Calculations

To predict the profitability of an investment, financial calculation methods are used. Since the traditional approach, based on pay-back time, is inefficient, the project propose tools (in web and Excel versions) that enables one to employ...

Guide Prosumerism and PV plant calculation tool

Insights in EU and the legislation framework of each participating country, support schemes, tools and guidelines.   The documents give information about PV market trends and costs, including installed capacity trends, price trends for...

Funding tool

Funding is a crucial element for implementing energy efficiency activities. Different funding sources exist in all EFFECT4buildings project countries.   Based on the results of interviews 70% of the respondents inform that they have...