The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) has launched its final report, Energy Efficiency – the first fuel for the EU Economy: How to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments, which outlines a framework for energy efficiency investment to reduce the EU’s reliance, and expenditure, on energy.

The objective is to make energy efficiency investments strategically important due to high levels of energy imports, energy price instability and the need for Europe to transition to a competitive low carbon and resilient economy. Investment is broadly defined within the context of market, financial and regulatory arrangements, in conjunction…