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ManagEnergy talks with Stuart Broom at the EIB’s European PPP Expertise Centre (EPEC) about energy performance contracting and what local authorities need to do to get energy efficiency projects ready for the next funding period. Could you tell us about EPEC’s work, especially how it relates to investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy? EPEC… » read more

Posted by Clare Taylor

Wednesday 23 January was Intelligent Energy Europe Info Day 2013. This year’s call, which has a total budget of €65 million, is open until 8 May 2013. This year, Info Day was busier than ever as the funding rounds become ever more competitive. Many participants were swapping project ideas and business cards, as finding the… » read more

Posted by Clare Taylor

So the new Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) is official, and Member States will have to comply with the provisions of this directive within 18 months from its entry into force. Hopes are high for the successful implementation of the directive and the consequent energy savings – but so much depends on local and regional action… » read more

Posted by Clare Taylor

By the end of 2012, the UN International Year of Cooperatives, significant gains were made by the citizen-led movement for local sustainable energy. According to European Commission figures, 1 in 3 European citizens are members of cooperatives, a market sector which employs 5.4 million people. In fact, more Europeans are invested in cooperatives than in… » read more

Posted by Clare Taylor