Workshop Report on "Investing in Low-Carbon Energy Technology in the EU"

15-06-2010

In light of the financing needs identified in the Communication from the Commission on the SET-Plan of November 2009, a workshop was held in the European Parliament on 26 April 2010. It aimed at assessing the experience of public/private investors with investments in innovative energy technologies or projects integrating climate change and eco-efficiency criteria. Discussion focused on the status of clean energy investments markets, factors/criteria influencing decisions and investments into clean energy technology, current barriers, possible EU regulatory issues that would promote further uptake and means necessary for improving access to venture capital.

In light of the financing needs identified in the Communication from the Commission on the SET-Plan of November 2009, a workshop was held in the European Parliament on 26 April 2010. It aimed at assessing the experience of public/private investors with investments in innovative energy technologies or projects integrating climate change and eco-efficiency criteria. Discussion focused on the status of clean energy investments markets, factors/criteria influencing decisions and investments into clean energy technology, current barriers, possible EU regulatory issues that would promote further uptake and means necessary for improving access to venture capital.

Ekstern forfatter

Karsten Löffler (Allianz Climate Solutions GmbH) ; Guido Agostinelli (Good Energies) and Kirsty Hamilton (ReNewable Energy Finance Project, Chatham House)