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.
  • Energy security begins at home

    Local and regional sustainable energy promoters received a powerful boost to this week as a host of political VIPs paid tribute to their work – ‘essential for energy security’. Meanwhile those on the frontlines were busy getting down to business learning from leading innovative finance projects – as top policymakers and financiers signaled:  ‘The money is there – bring us the projects’. 

  • ManagEnergy: The map and the territory

    What a busy time of year! ManagEnergy capacity building workshops are taking place across Europe; along with networking events on Community Energy , Innovative Financing , and Energy Transition . Check the events calendar to find a sustainable energy event near you!

  • European cities against climate change

    At the time that the Head of State and government are finalising the agreement on the composition of the European Commission guided by Jean-Claude Juncker, it is still unclear how the EU institutions will deal with the topics of the climate change in the coming months and how these topics will affect the rest of EU policies, especially regional and energy policies.

    By Simone D’Antoni

  • Innovative financing for public authorities from eeef – a role model fund for energy efficiency investment

    Without enough investment into energy efficiency, the EU risks missing its 2020 – and longer-term - climate and energy targets. Public funding is available – and ‘role model fund’ eeef is showing how to profitably deliver innovative financing solutions for sustainable energy projects.

Finance for sustainable energy: ESI funds and Horizon 2020 synergy

About 150 people attended ERRIN’s Horizon2020 networking event last week; many representing regional and local authorities throughout Europe. Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s EUR 80 billion research and innovation programme is offering generous funding to help public authorities carry out sustainable energy policies.

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