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GuarantEE Energy Performance Contracting Policy... The EU project GuanrantEE has developped a series of recommendations to be implemented in order to boost the EPC market in Europe.
Webinar – Practitioner's Guide on Energy Performance... Webinar organised by EASME, in partnership with the UN Environment Finance Initiative, as part of the Sustainable Energy Investment Forums initiative, funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the EU
EU Technical Expert Group: Report on Taxonomy This section sets out the role and importance of sustainable finance in Europe from a Policy and investment perspective, the rationale for the development of an EU Taxonomy, the draft regulation and...
EU Technical Expert Group: Report on EU Green Bond St. In March 2018 the European Commission published its Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth (Action Plan), which sets out a comprehensive strategy to further connect finance with sustainability....
EU Technical Expert Group: Report on Climate Benchmarks The main objectives of the new climate benchmarks are to: (i) allow a significant level of comparability of climate benchmarks methodologies while leaving benchmarks’ administrators with an...
EC guidance on how to implement revised EPBD provisions on... Recommendations on how EU countries should implement the revised building renovation aspects of the Energy performance of buildings directive (EPBD) have been published by the European Commission...
Digitalisation: Opportunities for heating and cooling (JRC... Digitalisation is the innovative use of information and communications technologies, in particular the large-scale rollout of smart devices and sensors, and the use of big data collection and...
Identification of EU funding sources for the regional... This JRC report provides an overview of relevant EU funding sources for projects aimed at improving energy efficiency and deploying renewable energy in the heating and cooling sector and to support...
Energy performance important for value real estate A new report from the Joint Research Center (JRC), an institution of the European Commission, mentions that energy efficiency is becoming increasingly important to determine the value of real estate...
Scalable Innovative Financing for Smart Buildings The clean energy transition represents a key opportunity for public authorities, investors and businesses to unlock financing for Smart Buildings and address the needs of European citizens while...
Innovating financing schemes: 5 handbooks to help cities... A set of publications reference funding methods from public institutions, the private sector but also from the civil society (e.g. crowdfunding). They include detailed features and processes to apply...
Covenant of Mayors: Financing opportunities for Sustainable... Access to financing is key for transforming ambitious Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans into projects. The funding page supports the Covenant of Mayors community with clear and practical...
Building the investment community for innovative energy... The overall objective of the study on ‘Building the investment community for innovative energy technology projects’ (Ref N°ENER/C2/2016-500) is to contribute to ‘increasing the volume of investment...
Public-private-partnership legal resource center Public-private-partnership legal resource center contains sample public-private partnership agreements and concessions, checklists and sample clauses, terms of reference, risk matrices, standard...
JESSICA: Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment... JESSICA is an initiative of the European Commission developed in co-operation with the European Investment Bank and the Council of Europe Development Bank. It supports sustainable urban development...
Investment Plan for Europe: the Juncker Plan The Investment Plan for Europe (the Juncker Plan) has three objectives - to remove obstacles to investment; to provide visibility and technical assistance to investment projects; and to make smarter...
ELENA – supporting investments in energy efficiency and... ELENA is a joint initiative by the European Investment Bank and the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme and provides grants for technical assistance focused on the implementation of...
De-risking energy efficiency platform (DEEP) DEEP is an open-source initiative to up-scale energy efficiency investments in Europe through the improved sharing and transparent analysis of existing projects in buildings and industry.
EEFIG Underwriting toolkit EEFIG underwriting toolkit (Value and Risk Appraisal for Energy Efficiency Financing) makes it easier for financial institutions to carry out risk appraisals and assess value, for developers to...
Financing energy efficiency European Commission website - section about financing energy efficiency with EU objectives and instruments to support the transition to a clean energy system.

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