THE REFINE Project blog

07 Oct: Untapped Business Opportunities in Green Finance

Untapped Business Opportunities in Green Finance Within the field, there is a consensus among experts that large potentials of cost-efficient energy efficiency (EE) investment are currently untapped and steadily expanding due to technological innovation. However, limited access to financial resources – although not the only barrier – represents a serious restriction for the implementation of… Read More

06 Oct: Energy efficiency investment in Europe, a bigger gap than expected?

Energy efficiency investment in Europe, a bigger gap than expected? According to the FI-Compass report “The potential for investment in energy efficiency through financial instruments in the European Union”[1], the estimated required investment in energy efficiency in this decade (calculated according to data from the National Energy and Climate Plans of the EU Member States)… Read More