January 2023

Pay-for-performance to drive energy efficiency financing in Europe – how innovative business models can support achieving the EU climate and energy goals

2023-01-27T16:15:34+01:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Articles, Events, Featuring stakeholders, Own news, Press, Uncategorized|

On 24 January, the SENSEI team held its final conference, in the heart of the European Quarter in Brussels, gathering 14 speakers to present the project achievements, discuss the policy aspects relating to buildings' energy efficiency, and the next steps and opportunities for the pay for performance business model to find its spot. Online and

July 2022

Innovative Financing for Building Renovations using Pay-for-Performance

2022-07-01T13:06:14+02:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Articles, Own news, Uncategorized|

Buildings account for approximately 40% of Europe’s final energy consumption, the total of which can be significantly reduced by implementing energy efficiency (EE) measures in households. Despite the direct benefits related to these measures, renovation rates still remain low due to the difficulty of attracting investments to fund retrofits.   To help solve this issue, the

April 2022

Ensuring the Energy Efficiency Directive is Fit for 55

2022-04-28T21:14:50+02:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Uncategorized|

The proposals to reinforce the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) are currently being discussed by the EU Council and the European Parliament. This is the chance for the EED to drive energy efficiency policy into the 21st century, by using meter data to estimate energy savings and the piloting of pay-for-performance (P4P) support schemes. This briefing

January 2022

Pioneering a performance-based future for energy efficiency!

2022-01-31T14:29:08+01:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: Articles, scientific papers, Uncategorized|

Energy efficiency plays a key role in meeting future climate targets. Energy efficiency programmes, however, are still dominated by conventional interventions and mainly rely on subsidies that are paid upfront and are based on a predicted result. So, despite its many benefits, energy efficiency still faces barriers to achieving its full potential. In the scope

August 2021

Scientific article: Data-driven methodology for the M&V of energy efficiency savings

2021-08-11T10:07:07+02:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Own news, scientific papers, Uncategorized|

In this study, a novel data-driven methodology is proposed to measure and verify energy efficiency savings, with a special focus on commercial buildings and facilities. The presented approach involves building use characterization by analysing typical consumption profile patterns and studying the building’s weather dependency. The characterization is then used to design a model able to