As a result of the economic crisis many investments in energy remain uncertain. The need for financial mechanisms to support energy efficiency and the use of renewables on a larger scale is very real and the European Commission has recognized this by creating a range of new financing possibilities for energy projects.
Experienced practitioners from among others
DG Energy, European Commission
European Investment Bank
European Research Area Committee (ERAC)
will provide participants with first-hand knowledge of
What are the current financial instruments supporting projects in the field of energy efficiency and renewables available for public authorities?
What are the specific requirements to receive funding?
Where and how can you apply for EU funding?
Which projects are eligible?
How can structural and cohesion funds be used for energy projects?
What EIB instruments exist and how can they be used (e.g. JESSICA)?
What is the European Energy Efficiency Fund and what are the eligibility and selection criteria?
How can public-private partnerships be use for energy projects?
How can energy performance contracting be used for energy projects?