Citizen funding market assessment report
- 17 December 2021
The objective of this report is to analyze existing experience where public financing instruments (PFI) were used to support the set-up of Citizen Financing Schemes. The report explores financial cooperation between public authorities and cooperatives/crowdfunding platforms by assessing the strategic and operational considerations of combining public funds with citizen funding through Public Financing Instruments and presenting several case-studies that could be used by Pilot Regions as a first step when developing their CFs4EE Financing Scheme.
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CitizEE Newsletter: April 2022
Welcome to the last newsletter of the CitizEE project. After four exciting years, the project is coming to an end. Let us share the most important news with you once again.
Best practices book
This booklet presents the experiences and recommendations of the four different demonstration projects. It also includes operational advice from a financial expert on developing and implementing citizen financing programs, and regulatory recommendations from a legal expert on scaling up citizen financing programs and improving efficiency and regulation. The Pilots section of the booklet presents the four different demonstration projects, their specific financing approach, and lessons learned. The key messages from our finance and legal expert can be found in the Core statements section.
CitizEE Policy Workshop: legal and regulatory aspects of creating citizen finance schemes for energy efficiency – 11 March 2022
As part of CitizEE, a consortium co-financed by the EC under Horizon 2020, this workshop will present the legal and regulatory aspects of creating citizen finance schemes for energy efficiency for policy makers, regulators and system operators.