ManagEnergy workshop report: Financing energy efficiency in buildings, heating and cooling

The workshop was convened by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (EASME), in cooperation with DG Regio and Dg Energy. During the workshop, project promoters from Europe’s cities and regions described local approaches to innovative financing solutions for sustainable energy projects. This is of particular importance in the context of the European Structural and Investment Funds allocation of EUR 40 billion to the low carbon economy.

Local authorities aggregating ESCO projects: trust and ambition 

According to Lieven Vanstraelen, Co-CEO, Inerginvest, Belgium, who will be speaking at ESCO Europe 2015, one of the most distinct trends in the European ESCO market today is that of aggregation.  A growing number of projects are coming out, such as Gre-Liège, where aggregation is being used to kickstart the markets. This trend, which began two years ago, is even more accentuated today.

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Explore ManagEnergy's new series of pages dedicated to financing solutions. Find information, analysis, case studies, events, and more.