With rising GDP, the European Union is once again at risk of missing the 2020 targets for energy efficiency, and yet more ambitious targets for 2030 lie ahead.
Recent studies show that market potential for energy efficiency across Europe continues to grow; most countries have a market potential of at least a few billion euro annually.
Improving energy efficiency, de-carbonising heating and cooling, and increasing renewable micro-generation in existing residential buildings, is crucial for meeting social and climate policy objectives.
A new online platform, eQuad, makes it much easier for small energy efficiency projects to find investors.
The EU Commission estimates that an extra €177bn needs to be mobilized from public and private investment in energy efficiency every year to reach the 2030 climate and energy targets.
The NOVICE project offers the development of an innovative business model for energy efficiency and demand response programmes.
Finance shortfalls threaten EU’s 2030 clean energy goals. Improving energy efficiency in Europe was meant to be easy — and affordable.
€5 million in SME-sized energy efficiency projects have been matched to finance
No próximo dia 29 de Novembro, Bruxelas recebe a quarta edição do SEAF Investor Forum, um encontro que visa aproximar os investidores dos projectos de eficiência energética.