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The review of EU´ fiscal rules, Stability and Growth Pact comes as multi-lateral effort to make the European economy more sustainable and to achieve the zero-emission goal by 2050. Part of this includes also a review of the state aid rules and a “green supporting factor” in the capital requirements for banks. A new taxonomy has also been adopted to better channel funds to sustainable goals.  
Post date: 7 Feb 2020
Type: News

Since 2017, the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative has been working to ensure Europe’s mortgage markets account for the energy efficiency of properties. Over 50 banks and financial institutions representing a quarter of Europe’s GDP have joined the initiative. Together, they represent over 55% of Europe’s mortgages.
Post date: 6 Feb 2020
Type: News

Discover how to succeed in obtaining finance from investors for energy efficiency projects in our next webinar!  Join us on 26th February 3-4 pm CET to find out more! We will compare the perspectives of investors and project developers and explain the differences between how a project developer typically calculates their project margins and how an investor calculates their ROI.  
Post date: 5 Feb 2020
Type: Evento

At today's renovation rate of around 1% of buildings per year, a timely transition of the EU building sector towards climate-neutral levels by 2050 cannot be ensured. To accelerate energy efficiency investments in this area, the European Commission has intensified its efforts in recent years, with specific calls to strengthen the existing financial framework, increase funding levels, diversify types of financial models and explore new supporting mechanisms.
Post date: 4 Feb 2020
Type: Publication

Morocco’s residential sector is growing – as is energy demand. To keep in line with Morocco’s NDC objectives, a financing mechanism to support energy efficiency is under preparation with support from the NAMA Facility . Within this NAMA support project, real estate developers will be supported to construct new energy efficient buildings (through the public housing developer Al Omrane) and retailers will be incentivized to market highly efficient appliances.  
Post date: 4 Feb 2020
Type: News

The European Union is the first to become carbon neutral by 2050 in the world. The European Green Deal's Investment Plan - the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan - will mobilise public investments and unlock public funds through EU financial instruments which will lead to at least €1 trillion of investments.   Complementing other initiatives announced under the Green Deal, the European Green Deal Investment Plan is based on three dimensions:  
Post date: 4 Feb 2020
Type: News

In 2020, the energy transition is entering a new phase: the new EU Green Deal, new legislation and programmes in Member States to implement the Clean Energy Package and, in general, a new momentum for climate protection.  
Post date: 17 Gen 2020
Type: Evento

The local energy transition requires investments! Although investment capital is often available in public and private funds, bridging the gap to concrete project implementation remains a big challenge. Having a toolbox of smart financing instruments and programmes unlocks possibilities.   Are you working on the local and regional energy transition but having trouble finding suitable financing solutions to implement sustainable energy investment projects?
Post date: 17 Gen 2020
Type: Evento

Building on the outcomes of the G20 Global Summit on Financing Energy Efficiency, Innovation and Clean Technology which was held in Tokyo on June 12 2019, the G20 Energy Efficiency Finance Task Group (G20 EEFTG) has collated leading practices by financial institutions and participating member countries in scaling up the energy efficiency investment market to the trillions of US dollars required.  
Post date: 20 Dic 2019
Type: Publication

Call for presentations   Why are Panel Sessions so important? Parallel Panel sessions are where most of the “magic” happens and they are among the most popular parts of the programme. One of the many things that make C4E Forum special is interaction among participants. The whole morning on both Thursday and Friday will be dedicated to Panel sessions in which participants will have an opportunity to share their experience, discuss issues and look for inspiration for their everyday work.   
Post date: 20 Dic 2019
Type: News