Roughly half of Danish households have collective heating supplied through district heating. However, collective heating can also be supplied through decentralized heating systems (local “island solutions” and thermonets) and are an environmentally friendly alternative for villages and other settlements that are located away from the traditional district heating systems.
RoundBaltic has actively supported the Central Denmark Region in setting up a regional platformfor financing energy efficiency in private homes ideally supporting homeowners through project development assistance and one-stop-shop services. The initial focus has been on the rural area.
28 June 2023
After conductine 33 roundtables the RoundBaltic project is nearing its end and will present its achievements at a final event on 29th August 2023.
The previous roundtables during SEI Forums and RoundBaltic have highlighted cross-municipal/regional collaborations as advantageous structures in relation to assisting the SMEs in connection with planning and implementation of energy efficiency measures.
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.
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.
The financial sector in Denmark has taken a lot of important green steps in 2020. This is the main conclusion in the sector’s recently published first sustainability report. Many financial institutions have incorporated sustainability into their business strategy, risk management and advisory services, and they are introducing sustainable loan and investment products for their customers. […]
Out of the 221 applications, 69 beneficiaries will be selected and receive a lump sum of EUR 60.000 for the development of an investment concept for their local sustainable energy projects The EUCF evaluation team will now evaluate the submitted applications and select the 69 beneficiaries. The results will be communicated to the selected applicants […]
The InvestEU Programme builds on the successful model of the Investment Plan for Europe, the Juncker Plan. It will bring together, under one roof, the European Fund for Strategic Investments and 13 other EU financial instruments. Triggering more than €372 billion in additional investment over the period 2021-27, the InvestEU Programme aims to give an […]
The RoundBaltic project aims to serve a vehicle for the promotion of Smart Finance for Smart Buildings in the Baltic Region with focus on Poland, Latvia and Denmark by helping to improve the investment framework and catalysing specific financing initiatives on the ground. RoundBaltic bring together representatives of the financial and energy efficiency sectors at […]