ManagEnergy is a technical support initiative of the Intelligent Energy - Europe (IEE) programme of the European Commission which aims to assist actors from the public sector and their advisers working on energy efficiency and renewable energy at the local and regional level.
  • New EU-funded study: How low-cost energy efficiency measures can help low-income households

    The European Commission has published a study examining how low-cost energy efficiency measures can help low-income households. It also reviews the EU funding programmes available to fund schemes promoting these measures.

  • Money, money, money

    Sustainable energy finance is rapidly developing, with many new instruments coming into play to accelerate the transition to a low carbon society. As key aggregators, local authorities are challenged to move beyond grants and work with financial institutions to set up financial instruments. Experience from the ManagEnergy community shows that it is more difficult to set up bankable project pipeline than to raise the finance – but the opportunities for local green growth are significant.

  • SMEs and the transition to a low carbon society

    Economists increasingly predict that SMEs will be the force behind the economic restructuring and energy transition that the future stability of Europe depends on. Moreover, SMEs are the backbone of the European economy. They make up more than 99 per cent of all European businesses, provide two out of three private sector jobs and contribute to more than half of the total added value created by businesses in the EU.

  • Setting up a local sustainable energy investment fund: Empowerment and a ‘can-do’ approach go a long way

    Supported by Intelligent Energy Europe, the project Mobilising Local Energy Investment (MLEI) Cambridgeshire (L-CIF), which has been running since late 2012, aimed at testing the business case for a local Low Carbon Investment Fund by using public money and public sector projects to leverage private investment and develop a bankable pipeline of projects.

  • 18 Jan

    Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place
    This event will present a landscape of on-going initiatives at the local, national and European level, which contribute to improve access to finance for energy efficiency investments along the three pillars of the Smart Finance for Smart Buildings init...
  • 14 Jan
    St. Julian’s

    Smart Buildings for a greener Europe: Emerging Policy a...
    What are smart buildings? How can they help improve the energy efficiency of Europe’s building stock? Join experts from industry, academia and the European Commission to discuss these questions in a public workshop in Valletta, Malta. Some of the l...
  • 1 Mar

    World Sustainable Energy Days
    This global meeting place for the sustainable energy community includes: 8 conferences on energy efficiency, biomass and sustainable buildings; 4 interactive events (a major tradeshow, cooperation platform, site visits and poster presentation) The e...
  • 19 Jun

    Sustainable Energy Week 2017
    The Policy Conference is the most important European conference dedicated to sustainable energy policy issues. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy i...

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