Rose Power (project EMPOWER) and Enda Hogan (project FIRESPOL) of The Southern Regional Assembly attended the conference "The Investment Plan for Europeon: Financing Energy Efficiency" on 8th November 2018.  The conference was a good opportunity to network and provided insights into financing energy efficiency.  Conclusion of conference, a lot of work is being done in financing energy efficiency, but we have a lot further to go to find a commercially viable financial instrument solution for financing energy efficiency into the future.  

On the 8th November 2018 the EIB – European Investment Advisory Hub, the European Commission, the SBCU and the SEAI, hosted an event in Dublin examining how energy efficiency is financed in Europe. The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Richard Bruton T.D opened the event and highlighted the importance of providing low cost finance options if ambitious targets are to be met. More you can read here