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Intelligent Energy Europe; Funding opportunities - http://ec.europa.eu/energy/intelligent/call_for_proposals/index_en.htm

Intelligent Energy – Europe; projects  

To find information on specific projects please chose your main area of interest:

New and Renewable energy sources (ALTENER) Energy efficiency, notably in buildings and industry (SAVE)
Energy aspects of transport (STEER) Co-operation with developing countries (COOPENER)
Integrated local approaches, monitoring and financing mechanisms (Horizontal) IntellEbase offers information on more than 600 projects supported by the SAVE II and ALTENER II programmes, the predecessor programmes of Intelligent Energy - Europe.

Energy efficiency and renewables ; usefull links

ManagEnergy Commission initiative for local and regional actors working towards energy efficiency and renewables
Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign 2005-2008
European Campaign to raise awareness and change the landscape of energy
EPBD Buildings Platform Information resources on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
ELTIS European Local Transport Information Service
CONCERTO  A Commission initiative for sustainable energy in local communities
CIVITAS  A Commission initiative for a more sustainable, clean and energy efficient urban transport

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Alternative Energy Improving Lives
The World  Bank is supporting some alternative energy projects in 34 countries with the potential to transform poor people's lives. Global investments in renewable energy technology reached $38 billion in 2005. In 2006 wind power development increased by 20 percent, and solar power by 40 percent worldwide.

FP7 priorities for Technology development; Renewable fuel production
Energy Policy: http://ec.europa.eu/energy/index_en.html
Biomass: http://ec.europa.eu/energy/res/biomass_action_plan/green_electricity_en.htm
Biofuels http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/biomass/biofuel/index_en.htm

Funding by EBRD - EBRD Renewable Development Initiative

European Venture Capital Funds - Directory

EBRD Renewable Energy Initiative
The aim of this initiative is to advance the development and financing of renewable energy, to decrease enregy costs to private consumers by increasing energy efficiency and renewable.
Equity and Financing - business plan, management buy-out.
Equity and Financing Realizing a successful management buyout Deloitte guides holding companies as well as management teams through management buyouts and buy-ins.

World Bank
Climate change has emerged as a key concern for the World Bank and its clients in the 21st century. The World Bank is increasingly incorporating these considerations into its development operations, advising clients on options, helping promote sectoral efficiency and clean energy alternatives, and assisting its clients in adapting to foreseeable impacts while seeking globally equitable responses to the challenge.

The Web portal launched by the EC dedicated to the European SMEs and their environment
Thus you may easily access information on EU programmes that provide funding to SMEs; you can also find help and advice on how to develop your business and access on-line tools and databases for business assistance. This portal provides access to information on the whole spectrum of EU legislation, programmes and initiatives relevant to Europe's SMEs. Further information is provided in the following areas:

  • EU funding for SMEs, Support services across Europe
  • On-line tools, Going international
  • The EU's SME Envoy
  • SME policy in Europe ; EU sectoral policies
  • Promoting entrepreneurship
  • Making SMEs more competitive

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Renewable Energy Financing in USA


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