The Horizon 2020 funded RentalCal project (European Rental Housing Framework for the Profitability Calculation of Energetic Retrofitting Investments) aims to improve market transparency for energy efficiency investments in the rental housing industry. It does so by providing a benchmarking tool for transnational profitability assessments of such investments. With the development and dissemination of this tool, the project follows three distinct scopes:
Post date: 14 juil 2017
This brochure, released by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), provides an overview of the Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEB) campaign.
The NZEB campaign promotes commitments by national authorities, subnational governments, and buildings sector stakeholders to advance NZEB.
The campaign includes several operational actions:
Post date: 10 juil 2017
This webinar, which will take place on 6 July 2017 at 15:00 CEST in the context of the IEPPEC Energy Evaluation Academy, will introduce the De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP), 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.
Post date: 30 juin 2017
On June 9, the Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan (EeMAP) Initiative was presented during a Kick-Off Stakeholder Meeting hosting over 100 participants and panellists. Key market players attended the meeting namely as European and international investors, issuers, lenders, property valuers, academics, energy suppliers, buildings experts and SMEs.
Post date: 28 juin 2017
The Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) has announced that it is relaunching the Green Deal scheme and Green Deal loans, since its funding end in July, 2015. This first announcement is a “soft launch”- the company hopes to extend finance offers across a wider number of Green Deal Providers over the coming months- ahead of the full launch to come later this year.
Post date: 26 juin 2017
The EU funded BRISKEE project (Behavioural Response to Investment Risks in Energy Efficiency) aims to provide evidence-based input to the design and evaluation of energy efficiency policy in the EU residential sector.
BRISKEE addresses household decision-making and its implications at three levels:
Post date: 22 juin 2017
The EU funded BUILDINTEREST Project (Improving the attractiveness of investments in energy efficiency and sustainability in buildings) aims to structurally reduce uncertainty and increase trust in investments in sustainable energy in buildings. This is achieved mainly through reinforcing the trust of investors in sustainable energy and energy efficiency projects, and by reinforcement of the links and creation of a structural, long-term dialogue between public policies, investors and innovative companies.
The project will:
Post date: 20 juin 2017
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) organised 3 webinars on the public procurement of Innovative solutions and innovative financing for energy efficiency investments on Wednesday 22 March 2017.
Post date: 14 juin 2017
The investment plan for Europe was proposed by the European Commission in November 2014, following the European Council's call in June 2014 for the low levels of investment in the EU to be addressed in order to boost growth and employment.
The investment plan focuses on removing obstacles to investment, providing visibility and technical assistance to investment projects and making smarter use of new and existing financial resources. The plan aims in achieving these goals by being active in three areas:
Post date: 12 juin 2017
This special feature section complements the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s annual Tracking Clean Energy Progress (TCEP) report containing information on public and private investment in research, development, and demonstration (RD&D).
Post date: 9 juin 2017