Financing energy efficiency and small-scale renewables projects – EU & CEM (part 1)

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) is a global forum where major economies and forward leaning countries work together to share best practices and promote policies and programs that encourage and facilitate the transition to a global clean energy economy.


PART I: Energy efficiency and small scale renewable finance – policies and markets 

Welcome: Tbd

Moderator: Tbd


[Market Perspective and Analysis, International Dimension]

Kathleen Gaffney, Senior Programme Manager, Energy Efficiency Division, International Energy Agency 

[Market Perspective and Analysis, Buildings Renovation]

Oliver Rapf, Executive Director, Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) 

[Energy efficiency investment]

Remon Zakaria, Associate Director, Energy and Climate Change Team, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

[Making Energy Efficiency and Renewables Investible - A Retail Bank Perspective]

Sandra Schoonhoven, Head of Sustainability, ING BANK 

[Making Energy Efficiency and Renewables Investible]

John Sinner, Senior Economist, Energy Efficiency and Small Scale Energy Projects Division, European Investment Bank (EIB) 

 [Energy Communities for Renewables and Energy Efficiency]

Dirk Vansintjan, President, European Federation of Renewable Energy Cooperatives (REScoop)


Panel Discussion – Policy Dialogue and mobilising stakeholders to accelerate clean energy finance