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Energy efficient industrial pump systems: market potential, success factors and financing options

Market: The market for energy efficient pump systems in industry is expected to reach $16.3 billion by 2025. The market is highly competitive, with a number of companies offering a wide range of products and services. Some of the key players in the market include Grundfos, KSB Group, Xylem Inc., Sulzer, and ITT Inc. Success factors: To take advantage of energy efficiency pump systems, companies should consider investing in new technologies and advanced control systems, as well as implementing regular maintenance and upkeep programs to ensure optimal performance and energy efficiency. Financing: One popular financing option is energy performance contracting (EPC). With EPC, a company contracts with an energy services company (ESCO) to implement energy efficiency measures, such as installing new pump systems. EPC guarantees energy savings, and the company pays for upgrades through the savings generated by the project.

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Make or break for EU Industry
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Make or break for EU Industry

The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) has just published its final report from its working group on industry. It is a wake-up call that action needs to be taken urgently. Europes industry must decarbonise to unprecedented levels at a high pace.

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How to generate long-term value creation through operationalisation of sustainability data
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How to generate long-term value creation through operationalisation of sustainability data

A lack of effective and automated tools is holding firms back from properly collecting and sharing data. Sustainability data should be of high quality, auditable, transparent, comparable, screened for errors and data gaps. Firms should strongly consider optimizing their data to generate actionable insights.

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Energy transition investment in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries
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Energy transition investment in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries

Emerging markets and developing economies (EM&DEs) account for nearly half of the total global greenhouse gas emissions. The volume of capital currently being deployed to transition these countries to lower-carbon sources of energy is insufficient given the size of the climate challenge.

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How to finance industrial decarbonization
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How to finance industrial decarbonization

It will be essential to decarbonize industry. Debt financers, particularly banks, do not consider energy-efficient industrial equipment as an attractive lending proposition. Public-funded unsecured subordinated debt financing could be used to help.

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Key role for Venture Capital in industrial decarbonization
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Key role for Venture Capital in industrial decarbonization

Industrial decarbonization will require massive amounts of capital investment over the next 30 years. Venture capitalists believe there are significant returns to be made for first movers but also institutional investors and asset managers are in favor of playing a role.

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50 percent credit guarantee for energy efficiency projects in Vietnam
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50 percent credit guarantee for energy efficiency projects in Vietnam

Vietnams energy consumption has been soaring in the past decade. The majority of its electricity is generated from burning coal, natural gas, and oil. Currently, the industrial sector of Vietnam constitutes up to 47 percent of national electricity consumption.

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Energy storage investments - bridging production and consumption
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Energy storage investments - bridging production and consumption

Spearmint Energy founder Andrew Waranch says we are at a tipping point. Texas power grid froze in 2021 after a surge of severe winter storms battered state. He says we need massive investment in our energy infrastructure, especially in energy storage.

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DEEP 2.0 - De-risking energy efficiency through better reference data
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DEEP 2.0 - De-risking energy efficiency through better reference data

The De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP) is an open-source database for energy efficiency investments performance monitoring and benchmarking. It now includes data on more than 17,000 energy efficiency projects in buildings and industry from 30 data providers.

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How smart cities could use digital finance platforms
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How smart cities could use digital finance platforms

Digital finance is increasingly demonstrating its ability to overcome key barriers for smaller scale project finance. Few exist today but a growing number is in development driven by the need to mobilize private capital to support sustainable growth.

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