The European Commission and the UN Environment Finance Initiative launch Financing Energy Efficiency in the Industry Sector

The European Commission, in partnership with the UN Environment Finance Initiative, organizes a webinar on Financing Energy Efficiency in the Industry Sector on 13 December 2018, from 11.00 to 13.00 Central European Summer Time.

This webinar will hear 4 presentations:

  • An introduction from DG Energy,  European Commission;
  • Winfried Braumann, from REENAG, will present the projectTrustEEfunded by the Horizon 2020 programme. The project brings together industrial project developers, industrial owners, and financial investors to realise energy efficiency potential in the industry sector;
  • Daniel Magallonfrom Energy BASE, will talk about the Energy Savings Insurance (ESI) Europe project, which uses mechanisms including standardised contracts and insurance to ensure and insure energy savings in particular in SMEs. This project has also received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme;
  • Maria Nettofrom the Inter-American Development Bank will share their experience of supporting the set-up of an ESI mechanism in South America and will provide further background and experiences.

After these presentations, time will be allowed for questions and answers.

The webinar will be conducted in English and will be moderated by Bjoern Zapfel from the Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises.

This is part of a series of webinars in the frame of the Sustainable Energy Investment Forums initiative; for further background information on the SEI Forums initiative and to see the agenda and presentations from previous and upcoming events, please visit the Sustainable Energy Investment Forums webpage.

Please register by 12 December 2018, clicking here.


This event is organised as part of the Sustainable Energy Investment Forums contract, funded under the EU Horizon 2020 programme and managed by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME).

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