Renovate2Recover One Year On: What progress on building renovation?


In 2021, the Renovate2Recover study found that amongst the 18 Member States’ NRRPs analysed, €39.9bn was allocated buildings renovation (about 8% of total). This brief provides an update on progress after one year of implementation, and looks at the work which has begun to unlock buildings-related investment worth at least €28bn.

Briefings – Speeding Up the Delivery for Renovation


The Renovate Europe Campaign alongside E3G and the support of our national partners publishes two briefings on “Speeding Up the Delivery for Renovation”. One on “Investing in Skills” and a second on “Investing and Advisory Services and One-Stop-Shops”.

REPowerEU: REC proposes immediate actions on energy renovation


REPowerEU – Energy Security and Resilience through RenovationThe EU must rapidly reduce its dependence on Russian fossil fuels, and Europe’s leaky buildings are in the spotlight. With buildings accounting for the largest share of final energy consumption, at a high of 40% of energy demand, reducing the energy demand of the building stock in the EU has never been so important. In this context, last March 8, the European Commission made public its communication “REPowerEU: Joint European action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy”. So far, the communication…

Briefing 3/2020: Financing Deep Energy Renovation: The Roles Of Policy Action, Public-Private Partnerships And Financial Tools For Private Dwellings


As part of the final month of the #GreenDeal4Buildings campaign, Renovate Europe has produced two complementary briefings looking at the issue of financing deep energy renovation. While this briefing focuses on the need for strong policy, the potential of public-private partnerships, and the particular challenges of financing renovation in the residential sector, a complementary briefing examines ways to leverage funds through the Just Transition Mechanism and carbon revenues. Within the EU context and existing 2030 energy savings targets, Renovate Europe notes an annual investment gap of…

Briefing 2/2020: Financing Deep Energy Renovation: Leveraging The Just Transition Mechanism And Carbon Revenues


As part of the final month of the #GreenDeal4Buildings campaign, Renovate Europe has produced two complementary briefings looking at the issue of financing deep energy renovation. This briefing focuses on leveraging funds through the Just Transition Mechanism and carbon revenues, and a complementary briefing examines the need for strong policy, the potential of public-private partnerships, and the particular challenges of financing renovation in the residential sector. Calculating the actual cost of renovating 97% of the existing building stock in the EU is no easy task. Various methodologies…

Briefing 1/2020: Proof of how buildings renovation can help meet the European Green Deal


During its first 100 days in office, the Renovate Europe Campaign will be tracking the development of the #EUGreenDeal – and proving why it must include a strategy for deep energy renovation of the building stock in the EU. We’re launching a social media campaign to call for an ambitious #GreenDeal4Buildings. The new European Commission have now been in office for over a month, and so are one-third of the way into their first 100 days as a Commission, at the end of which a number of pieces of legislation should be proposed. On December 11, 2019, a communication on the European Green Deal was…