Big turnout in Bucharest for EU conference on financing energy efficiency

Big turnout in Bucharest for EU conference on financing energy efficiencyOn 1 February, PRACSIS organised its seventh public event for Sustainable Energy Investment Forums, the European Commission programme that aims to boost financing for energy efficiency in EU member states.

The event took place in Bucharest at the Sheraton Hotel and was organised for the European Commission in partnership with the Romanian Ministry of Energy, the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds, the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority, and the UN Environment Finance Initiative.

PRACSIS was responsible for all practical organisation and logistics, PR, and press relations for the event, which gathered Romanian, Bulgarian and Hungarian project developers, public authorities, banks, and other players from the finance sector interested in energy efficiency investment.

The event had more than 40 speakers—including a minister and state secretary—and was attended by 200 people, with plenaries as well as smaller breakout sessions for more in depth discussion. A dozen Romanian media outlets—print, TV, and radio—covered the event. Presentations from the conference can be viewed here