concepts & tools
The REFINE concepts and tools have been created using expert research with the aim of mainstreaming refinancing schemes as an enhancer for the implementation of energy efficiency service projects.
Generic Concepts of Refinancing Schemes for Energy Efficiency Services
This report aims to contribute to the reduction of transaction costs for the preparation and implementation of refinancing schemes by developing generic concepts which address specific requirements of different application fields.
Standardized Contract Stipulations for Refinancing of Energy Efficiency Services
Refinancing is not a common practice in most of the countries involved in the project. Therefore, with this document, the REFINE project intends to facilitate a standardised set of stipulations that, could increase the chance of projects being refinanced.
Rating System on Refinanceability of EES Projects
This document provides an introduction to a specific rating system that helps to assess the refinanceability of energy efficiency service (EES) projects. This document is elaborated in a template PDF file that is directly applicable for the evaluation of EES projects.
Excel Template of the Rating System
This template outlines a specific rating system that helps to assess the refinanceability of energy efficiency service (EES) projects. It is an elaboration of the introductory document titled ‘Rating system for refinanceability of EES projects’ and is directly applicable for the evaluation of EES projects.
Analysis of Guarantee Instruments for EES Projects
In particular, this document provides an analysis on the role that various guarantee instruments play in facilitating the energy efficiency service (EES) business in general and the application of refinancing schemes for EES projects in particular.
Business Models of Facilitation Services
,This report delves into the identification of facilitation services, the description, and the different types of services that can contribute to the realization of the refinancing operations.
Refinancing of EES services: an underrated business opportunity related to green finance
There exists a general consensus among experts that large potentials of cost-efficient energy efficiency (EE) investment are currently untapped. Furthermore, these potentials are steadily expanding due to technological innovation.
Market Growth Models for Energy Efficiency Financing: eceee Paper
The paper explains the way, how refinancing models contribute to the growth of EE Financing. It analyses the European-wide market and cases studies showing the current importance of refinancing models for EE markets.