2017 was a positive year for the Italian energy efficiency industry, effectively in its “second wave” of major growth, according to The Italian Energy Efficiency Report 2018, published last June by the Politecnico di Milano Energy & Strategy Group.
This article explores developments and shifting mindsets in the energy efficiency market that Joule Assets Europe has experienced during the two years development period of eQuad through the SEAF H2020 project.
Last month, Joule Assets Europe become a member of FIRE – the Italian Federation for Energy Efficiency. We were fortunate to sit down with Managing Director, Dario Di Santo, to discuss FIRE’s role in Italy, the impact of energy efficiency on the EU’s 2030 climate objectives, and how the Italian ESCO market has evolved over the past 20 years.
Selling energy efficiency remains the number one pain point for the overwhelming majority of Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) in Europe. In this article we discuss the top three factors that can enable an ESCO to reach its clients more efficiently and close deals faster.