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One best practice for project developers is learning from the experiences of other entrepreneurs and investors. At Joule Assets Europe, we work with project developers and investors. Gearing up for the Launch Investor Forum, we are excited to bring together these key stakeholders for collaboration in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

The upcoming LAUNCH “lighting raise” session…

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EIC Accelerator Fund Investment Guidelines available!

The grants available will be between € 0.5 and 2.5 million and equity investment can amount up to €15 million. The aim is to increase support for ground-breaking concepts that could shape new markets…

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ICP partners made it!

ICP Partners help spread the Investor Ready Energy EfficiencyTM (IREE) Certification scheme in local countries

In a nutshell…

The Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe is tackling two of the main…

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More than Ronaldo - How 5 innovative Portuguese companies drive energy efficiency

How to drive energy efficiency markets?

  1. Make energy efficiency projects bankable
  2. Gain client trust by delivering energy savings as promised

How that works?

During last years, energy efficiency…

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How Greece drives energy efficiency: 5 innovative companies

How to drive energy efficiency?

  1. Make energy efficiency projects bankable
  2. Gain client trust by delivering energy savings as promised

How that works?

During last years, energy efficiency experts…

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5 innovative UK energy efficiency project developers and quality assurance providers

During last years, energy efficiency experts in Europe and US, backed by a 1,5 billion EUR investor network, have worked together to increase confidence into investing in energy efficiency - serving…

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EU research & innovation tout court

 

EEIP bridging the gap between EU-funding opportunities and businesses: free EU-project matchmaking.

With billions of euros available for 2014-2020, European funds represent a great opportunity to…

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The Times Are A-Changin’

In 1964, Bob Dylan wrote one of those classic songs that have remained powerful over the years. He wrote the song as a deliberate attempt to create an anthem of change for the time. What does this…

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Waste Heat Recovery - first European industry project certified by the Investor Confidence Project

VIENNA/LONDON, January 2019. The Investor Confidence Project's innovative Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ Certification has been awarded to a waste heat utilisation project at GMS GOURMET GmbH. The…

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The Investor Confidence Project: The Time is Now

 

The end of the year normally makes us reflect on where we are and how we got there. In the past couple of months, we have been shocked by a special report from the Intergovernmental Panel for…

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TOP 3 articles in Energy Efficiency fom the 2nd quarter of 2018

1 - What's next for industrial energy efficiency?

By Paul Noble

Why don't companies do more? This is the question to understand why organizations don't engage a holistic energy efficiency approach…

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It's time to act

People only accept change when they are faced with necessity, and only recognise necessity when a crisis is upon them. -Jean Monnet. French political economist and diplomat who was one of the founding…

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The EIP-SCC Matchmaking initiative as a tool to accelerate investments in the Smart City Panorama

Project Initiatives presentation at the 'Explore' zone at the Sofia EIP-SCC Matchmaking on 27-28 June 2018

As urban population increases but budgets are tight, the pressure for cities is now high.…

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De-risking energy efficiency projects: a market opportunity for project developers

De-risk your project and access finance by joining the ICP Project Development Network and participate in the free training on 20th November for Industry and Energy Supply and on the 22nd November for…

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ICP – the way financial institutions can make fighting climate change a business case

On September 12-14, 2018, San Francisco hosted the Global Climate Action Summit. The operative word is on “action.” At the summit, the Joint Statement of the Supporting Institutions of the Climate…

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Evolution in energy efficiency financing

First published here.

On the 9th July I attended the launch of the Mayor of London's Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF), a £500m public-private energy efficiency fund established by the Greater London…

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ICP Targeted Industry Protocol

ICP protocols are standardising the way energy efficiency projects are developed, documented and measured following best practice and involving independent verification. Protocols are NOT interfering with the technical side of projects.

This TARGETED industry protocol is intended for simple, commonly used technologies. Such technologies will usually have consistent and predictable load profiles;…

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ICP Complex Industry und Energy Supply Protocol

ICP protocols are standardising the way energy efficiency projects are developed, documented and measured following best practice and involving independent verification. Protocols are NOT interfering with the technical side of projects. This COMPLEX industry and energy supply protocol is intended for installation of new technology types or capacities, including new utility generation technologies…

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Risk minimization for energy efficiency projects

First published here.

With the Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certificate for a greater reliability for builders and investors.

Did you know that there is a certification which proves that…

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Message to the investor community: Be that ‘bridge over troubled water’

Just open any news service these days and you are confronted with more evidence that we have no choice but to significantly do more to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Daily we are reading about…

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The next wave of renewable energy?

First published here. By Chris Bentley

Marine hydropower could make waves in renewable energy, if it can overcome technological and financial challenges. Chris Bentley takes a look.

For now, the…

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Finding your own energy transition

We are bombarded daily with news about climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainability, the circular economy, the energy transition, and so on. It is hard to know how much we…

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Why we need and take training?

Last week I took a three-hour training course. The subject wasn’t important for what I want to say, but I will mention it later.

In mid July, the Investor Confidence Project Europe will be holding…

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ICP Project Development Specification

This ICP Project Development Specification (PDS) represents a comprehensive resource designed for project specialists, third-party Quality Assurance Assessors, and investors to ensure that projects are developed in full compliance with the ICP Protocols. This document provides essential information about the protocol’s requirements, best practices, quality management tasks, and references to…

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The Gordian Knot of energy efficiency: A message to Europe's financial community

The Gordian knot is a knot that gave its name to a proverbial term for a problem solvable only by bold action. In 333 BC, Alexander the Great, on his march through Anatolia, reached Gordium, the…

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