Connected: Financing the future of buildings in Central, Eastern and South-East Europe

Connected: Financing the future of buildings in Central, Eastern and South-East Europe

Only 3% of the public funds that could be used to support energy-efficiency investments in the Central, Eastern and South-East Europe region are dedicated to upgrading buildings. Though the region is burdened with energy poverty and energy security concerns, the current allocation of EU and international funds shows that buildings are not considered to be critical energy infrastructure, despite the potential of deep renovation to reduce energy dependency, increase savings on energy bills and improve health and air quality.

Within EU funding streams, only 4.35% of the region’s Cohesion Policy Funds is allocated to demand-side infrastructure, amounting to €3.96 Billion. The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) has very little impact in the region, with only two energy projects active.

The analysed international financial institutions allocate only 1.7% of their total committed investments to demand-side infrastructure.

BPIE proposes a host of specific solutions that can be taken both at the EU and country level to increase the impact and reach of available funding for building renovation.

Source: BPIE


Archive

2018

EmBuild: National roundtables on stakeholder involvement

EmBuild: National roundtables on stakeholder involvement

EmBuild launches its Navigator: a practical guidance for the formulation and implementation of an effective renovation strategy for buildings

EmBuild launches its Navigator: a practical guidance for the formulation and implementation of an effective renovation strategy for buildings

Energy efficient buildings- Plan. Invest. Renovate! (EmBuild Final conference)

Energy efficient buildings- Plan. Invest. Renovate! (EmBuild Final conference)

EmBuild: Beyond energy savings – Accounting multiple benefits of local building renovation (webinar)

EmBuild: Beyond energy savings – Accounting multiple benefits of local building renovation (webinar)

EmBuild presented at World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) in Wels

EmBuild presented at World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) in Wels

EmBuild Fifth Steering Committee Meeting in Skopje

EmBuild Fifth Steering Committee Meeting in Skopje

EmBuild present at the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) in Wels on March 1st

EmBuild present at the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) in Wels on March 1st

Connected: Have you heard about the PROSPECT?

Connected: Have you heard about the PROSPECT?

2017

Connected: Financing energy efficiency in Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria

Connected: Financing energy efficiency in Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria

Connected: A snapshot of national renovation strategies- examples from selected EU Member States

Connected: A snapshot of national renovation strategies- examples from selected EU Member States

Connected: Attracting investment in building renovation

Connected: Attracting investment in building renovation

Connected: 97% of buildings in the EU need to be upgraded

Connected: 97% of buildings in the EU need to be upgraded

Connected: Renovation in practice

Connected: Renovation in practice

EmBuild: "Meeting season" has started in the Prahova County, Romania

EmBuild: "Meeting season" has started in the Prahova County, Romania

Announcement: Sustainable Energy Finance and Investment Summit- CROENERGY 2017!

Announcement: Sustainable Energy Finance and Investment Summit- CROENERGY 2017!

EmBuild: Renovation strategy guide

EmBuild: Renovation strategy guide

Announcement: EWRC 2017

Announcement: EWRC 2017

EmBuild: Catalogue of low and no-cost measures

EmBuild: Catalogue of low and no-cost measures

EmBuild: Barriers that hinder deep renovation in the building sector

EmBuild: Barriers that hinder deep renovation in the building sector

EmBuild: Are there any wider benefits of deep renovation measures?

EmBuild: Are there any wider benefits of deep renovation measures?

EmBuild: How to motivate stakeholders

EmBuild: How to motivate stakeholders

Connected: Trigger points as a “must” in national renovation strategies

Connected: Trigger points as a “must” in national renovation strategies

2016

Connected: Buildings in the Clean Energy Package – a BPIE guide

Connected: Buildings in the Clean Energy Package – a BPIE guide

Announcement: EUSEW 2016- The EU Sustainable Energy Week

Announcement: EUSEW 2016- The EU Sustainable Energy Week

Connected: National building renovation strategies to curb energy consumption well on track

Connected: National building renovation strategies to curb energy consumption well on track

EmBuild: The project has started!

EmBuild: The project has started!