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The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG)

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The Commission will actively support ways of activating private sector investments through the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG)

"A Renovation Wave for Europe", COM (2020) 662, 14 October 2020

Working together to bridge the energy efficiency financing gap

EEFIG Introduction

The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) was established in 2013 by the European Commission Directorate-General for Energy and the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI). EEFIG work is providing a significant contribution in accelerating private finance to energy efficiency. Our current policy focus is on the European Green Deal and within the EU Recovery Plan frameworks.

EEFIG addresses barriers to energy efficiency financing through both policy design and market-based solutions to increase the scale of energy efficiency investments across Europe. Composed of over 300 representatives from more than 200 organisations, EEFIG's strength are its members - spanning public and private financial institutions, industry representatives and sector experts. EEFIG works through working groups that target specific themes. Through a multi-level stakeholder dialogue, working groups identify opportunities and barriers in the long-term financing for energy efficiency, and propose policy and market solutions.

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EEFIG’s 2021 Plenary

The annual plenary meeting 2021 took place on 9-10 February. It was a novelty in two aspects: being held virtually and open to the public. High level

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Save the dates

EEFIG is participating with a session at the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum - Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place and EUSEW

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Update on Taxonomy and Tagging

The Taxonomy and Tagging EEFIG Working Group provided a useful additional point of contact between practitioners,both in finance and energy efficiency...

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