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The role of local authorities has never been so central in planning and unlocking financing


The role of local authorities has never been so central in planning and unlocking financing for climate and resilience projects, moving away from subsidies.

To hear more about this topic, join BwB senior analyst Tommaso Buso during the European Week of Regions and Cities.

Date: October 12, 2023

Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Location: Room Hall 400, Square Brussels http://mvnt.us/m1459063


Moderated by Eugenia Mansutti (Covenant of Mayors - Europe and Eurocities), this 90-minute participatory lab will:

  • Highlight innovative financing instruments that can support energy transition

  • Engage in practical discussions to secure private financing for transformative projects

  • Uncover success factors and barriers from public authorities across EuropeTommaso will be joined by industry leaders, including:

  • Angela Rivada Rodríguez on Valladolid’s energy and transport strategies.

  • Laurent CHANUSSOT on scaling up energy refurbishments of public buildings.

  • Sanela Mikulčić Šantić on the role of renewable energy cooperatives.

  • Sylwia Słomiak Slomiak on the opportunities and barriers for using innovative financing at the local level.Additionally, three pitches of successful best practices from local authorities engaged in applying initiatives will be delivered, touching upon EU policy framework for energy transition and REPowerEU measures, as well as peer-mentoring programmes like Prospect+ to accelerate your initiatives.

Register for the event here ->

https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/programme/2023/sessions/5251

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