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REFINE Consortium Meeting: May 2022

fourth REFINE consortium meeting: may 2022 The fourth REFINE project consortium meeting took place in a hybrid format in the Greek capital of Athens from the 12th – 13th May. Hosted by our partners there, CRES (The Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving), the meeting was attended by all members of the consortium where… Read More

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Press Release: CREARA and ANESE sign an agreement to promote the refinancing of energy efficiency projects in Spain

CREARA and ANESE sign an agreement to promote the refinancing of energy efficiency projects in Spain. The agreement is created to collaborate in the development of REFINE, a European project funded by the H2020 programme, focused on developing instruments to facilitate the refinancing of energy efficiency projects across Europe. As part of this agreement, ANESE… Read More

Central Conference on Sustainable Construction

Reducing CO2 emissions by financing sustainable projects Croatian REFINE partner, REGEA, presented how the refinancing concept can be used to contribute to climate targets and speed up the energy transition during the panel on Reducing CO2 emissions by financing sustainable projects that was organised within the Central Conference on Sustainable Construction in Zagreb, Croatia. The… Read More

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Benefits of the BEEF Model: Latvia

BENEFITS OF THE BEEF MODEL: Latvia Without a robust financial market, Europe will not (1) effectively reach its ambitious climate goals and (2) attract financial investment in energy efficiency projects including building renovations. By participating in REFINE, The Funding for Future (F3) team aim to create a financially viable environment in Europe that facilitates building… Read More

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Sale of receivables from EPC projects in the Czech Republic: a successful example of refinancing EES

Sale of receivables from EPC projects in the Czech Republic is a successful example of refinancing EES The goal of REFINE project is to contribute to the supply of sufficient and attractive financing sources to energy efficiency investments. The project is developing refinancing schemes enabling energy efficiency service (EES) providers to clean up their balance… Read More

Prodej pohledávek z projektů EPC umožňuje poskytovateli realizovat více projektů

Poskytovatel EPC si může na pokrytí investic vzít krátkodobý provozní úvěr od banky, který následně splatí prodejem pohledávek této bance. Dnes většinu projektů EPC realizují velké společnosti, jež jsou schopny pokrýt investici do úsporných opatření z vlastních prostředků. Nicméně, aby si poskytovatel uvolnil finanční prostředky pro další projekt, ve velké většině případů prodá pohledávky po… Read More

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RECAP: Market Growth Models for Energy Efficiency Investments – The Role of Refinancing Models

RECAP: Market Growth Models for Energy Efficiency Investments – The Role of Refinancing Models In November, the REFINE project hosted an online stakeholder workshop that brought together key stakeholders in the energy efficiency sector from across Europe. The speakers presented best practices, examples and the core concepts developed in the REFINE project, including rating systems… Read More

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SEIF: Sustainable Energy Investment Forums

SEIF: Sustainable Energy Investment Forums REFINE Coordinator, Klemens Leutgöb of e7 energy innovation and engineering (Austria) presented some key lessons of the project to date with a focus on guarantee instruments and refinancing methods for the energy efficiency market. The Sustainable Energy Investment Forums aim to boost large-scale investment and financing for energy efficiency at… Read More

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Project Consortium Meeting: October

Project Consortium meeting: October The latest REFINE Consortium Meeting took place across the 18th and 19th of October marking the 18th month of the project. Successfully, the meeting took place in a hybrid format with many partners making the journey to Vienna, Austria. The meeting was attended by all of our project partners who reflected… Read More