Results of EU survey on Eurostat guidance note “The impact of Energy Performance Contracts on government accounts” show that Eurostat rules on public debt and deficit have a negative impact on investments in energy efficiency in public sector in several EU Member States.
Fill in European survey on Eurostat guidance note "The impact of EPC´s on government accounts" here. On 7 August 2015, Eurostat published a guidance note titled "The impact of EPC´s on government...
Transparense project was presented at the European Utility Week in Vienna on 4 November 2015. The presentation "European EPC Markets and the Code of Conduct as a first step towards harmonisation and...

Saving energy costs without capital costs. Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) – an unexploited possibility

07. 03. 2014

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) has the potential to provide substantial energy savings by enabling public building owners to finance the upgrading of ageing and inefficient facilities. The basic principle is that energy efficiency improvement investments are financed directly from saved energy costs. But while the EPC business model makes these investments much more feasible, the number and size of projects is still limited.

The EU project Transparense, aiming at supporting the development of the EPC market, has found that lack of trust in the industry, the complexity of the EPC concept, regulatory barriers and lack of governmental support are key reasons.

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