European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment



CROENERGY 2013 – Sustainable Energy Finance and Investment Summit

2-4 October 2013

Tuheljske toplice (Croatia)

Sustainable Energy Finance and Investment Summit Croatia 2013 conference aims to identify ways of financing energy projects, especially energy efficiency and renewable energy as well as to bring closer issues related to the Croatian accession to the European Union – the use of Structural and Cohesion Fund opportunities. The Conference will highlight the importance of investment and regional co-operation to promote energy efficiency.

Apart from the central day that will bring together a number of Croatian and foreign experts, and always attractive panel of prefects and mayors, there is also a special workshop How to make your project financeable? co-organised together with Zagrebacka bank, a member of the UniCredit Italiano Group. The conference is supported by ManagEnergy programme of the European Commission which will ensure participation of leading European experts in area of ESCO financing and Energy Performance Contracting.

Special attention will be given to all operational programs relating to energy and the environment and available funding sources as well as to presentation of best praxis projects from Croatia and wider region. For the end of the conference – expert forum on Energy poverty and excursions to implemented renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
Target groups

Public and private sector interested in developing energy projects
Financial sector supporting development of energy projects
National and local decision makers, ministries, scientists and experts, energy agencies.

Topics

Energy projects financing schemes
Networking and cooperation between business sector and the decision makers (national/regional/local)
Credit lines and specialized funds for RES/RUE projects (EIB, EBRD, CEB, KfW, Green for growth SEE fund, WEBSEDFF, ORF, FZOEU, HBOR)
European ESCO markets
Financing sustainable energy projects through Structural/Cohesion fund
JESSICA, EEE-F– Innovative financial instruments in EU cohesion policy

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REGISTRATION: http://bit.ly/X2Gpx9

Location : Tuheljske toplice (HR)
Contact : Tina Opalić, topalic@regea.org