Second Roundtable in Kurzeme Planning Region – Latvia

12 January 2023 – Online
On January 12, 2023, the Latvian Environmental Investment Fund in cooperation with local partners organized the third regional round table discussion on attracting private funding for energy efficiency – and under the topic “The municipality as the main catalyst for the implementation of energy efficiency measures”

First Roundtable in Śląskie Region – Poland

18 May 2022 – Hybrid
The first Regional Roundtable on Energy Efficiency Financing in the Slaskie voivodeship took place on 18th of May 2022 in hybrid formula.

The number of participants reached 61, with 51 people attending the event stationary and 10 remotely. The financial sector was represented by 15 participants.

Second National Roundtable in Denmark

22 September 2022
The national RoundBaltic gathered 33 participants representing various key stakeholders. Two parallel topic sessions were held: 1: Private homes; 2: Business / SMEs. The roundtable had a specific focus on supporting investment projects at the regional level in relation to the conclusions from the regional roundtables held in the second half of 2021.

Second sustainability report from the Danish financial sector

The Danish financial sector’s financing of green activities reached DKK 548 billion in 2021. DKK 5 billion of which came from the financing of zero- and low-emissions cars. Advisers increasingly address the gains from sustainability and energy efficiencies in their dialogue with customers.

Second National Roundtable in Latvia

25 May 2022, Riga
The national round table discussion will focus on discussing and providing recommendations for the development of a sustainable financing framework for energy efficiency financing in Latvia. The event is organized by the Latvian Environmental Investment Fund in cooperation with the Ministry of Economics and the Finance Latvia Association within the RoundBaltic project.

Attracting private finance to improve energy efficiency in the Danish social housing sector

The Danish political “Green Housing Agreement of 2020” allocated extra funds to finance a queue of projects within the social housing sector applying to the National Building Fund (2,5 billion EUR).

A total of DKK 30 billion (4 billion EUR) has been set aside for renovations until 2026 in the national budget, but there will be a need for more funds, if not just to create a new queue. In this connection there is a desire and a need to attract more financial players in the market like pension funds, credit institutions etc.