The central question about financing Green Investements is often: How? It can seem difficult to find available money for a first investment, and this is an important issue for households but also municipalities and regions. In Europe, there are more and more interesting cases about what type of innovative financing can work in practice. It was one aim, through the PROSPECT project, to showcase those successes, and enable peer to peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy plans.

C4_PuL5: OÖ Energiesparverband (ESV) is back mentoring on EPC for Public Lighting

The Mentor OÖ Energiesparverband (ESV)’ (Austria) and Mentees ‘Cyprus Energy Agency/Nicosia’ (Cyprus), ‘Federation of BiH/Sarajevo’ (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Dobrich Municipality (Bulgaria) of the 5th Learning Group for Public Lighting, participated in two online peer learning sessions. The peer learning activities will be focalised on EPC. +Mentors' Corner

What’s next with PROSPECT

The 4th and last PROSPECT learning cycle is soon coming to an end. In total, over 200 participants joined the peer-to-peer learning programme. These participants were from local authorities, regions and their energy and climate agencies or municipal companies across Europe. They have been sharing their knowledge about various innovative financing schemes. Although applications for the learning cycles are now closed, there are still ways to contribute and benefit from PROSPECT.

How cities go from funding to innovative financing? Valladolid city, mentor in PROSPECT, sharing experience at EUROCITIES annual conference.

In your city, municipality, you have so many projects you need to implement and finding the resources is not always easy. H2020 PROSPECT is bringing together experts from cities, municipalities and regions in a peer to peer, in order to learn from each other. The mentor, such as Valladolid have implemented city projects with the use of innovative financing.