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Brussels seminar; “Financing Energy Efficiency: a practical guide for policy makers”

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The “Financing Energy Efficiency: a practical guide for policymakers” seminar on November 6th 2012 (9.30h to 17.00h) at the European Parliament in Brussels will take a very practical look at some of the more innovative large scale financial instruments developed to date, and assess the challenges involved in securing different sources of finance (public and private) for energy efficiency investments. Morning and afternoon sessions will be hosted by Members of the European Parliament Seán Kelly and Claude Turmes. Please find attached the draft programme for more details. Speakers include EBRD, EIB, KredEx, KfW Bankengruppe, Green Deal Finance Company, Bulgarian Housing Association, Aedes and L’Union Sociale pour l’Habitat. Participants will be invited to a networking drink after the conference.

For registration please email no later than Friday 26th October. Please note places are limited and delegates will receive confirmation along with the final agenda and room details a week before the event.


Session 1: DG Ener – Update on the Energy Efficiency Directive and the emerging Financing Energy Efficiency in Buildings Report
Session 2: ‘Bottom up’ approaches – securing finance for projects
Session 3: ‘Top down approaches’ – developing financial products with national reach

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