With the help of EC Network, ManagEnergy has made two new videos on financing for energy saving projects, part of its new Financing Toolbox series. One is on crowdfunding and crowdlending. The other covers energy performance contracting.
To achieve the ambitious national and European energy efficiency targets, Energy Services are a core instrument. The Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) project European Energy Service Initiative 2020 shows examples of the development and success of energy services from all over Europe and honors outstanding efforts and achievements with the European Energy Service Award (EESA).
for the Earth Hour City Challenge has been extended to 15 September, allowing ten
extra days for cities to confirm their involvement. Run by WWF in collaboration with ICLEI and the Swedish
Postcode Lottery, the Earth Hour City Challenge initiative celebrates
cities and towns that are taking actions to create a greener, cleaner and more
sustainable urban environment, while inspiring other cities to do the same.
ManagEnergy is organising three networking meetings in Brussels on the economics and financing of sustainable energy projects. To find out more and to register for these events, click on the links below:
Eight out of ten jobs in the EU are created by small and medium-sized companies – but building them can be a challenge. Only 50% of start-ups survive the first five years.
Although Europe includes five of the top ten most innovative countries in the world, as a region its innovation capabilities and overall competitiveness lag behind those of key competitor countries.
Bristol Power Co-op has now opened their second share offer. Here's what they have to say:
'We've waited until we have homes ready for solar in south Bristol before promoting it. Now we have 10 homes ready to go, which will match what we did last year in Lockleaze. There are more in the pipeline, too, and we plan to do far better by putting free solar on 125 homes, which is why we are aiming for £500,000 with our share offer. '
An informative, delightful introduction to the Covenant of Mayors and its work around Europe.