1st ENERGATE Regional Training Workshop in Madrid
Energy efficiency in Buildings, from financing to implementation
The 1st Regional Workshop of the ENERGATE project “Energy efficiency, from financing to implementation” was held on the 28 September 2023 (18:00 Local time) at Círculo de Bellas Artes, in Madrid. The event was co-organised by ENERGATE Spanish partners COMMUTY and the Urban Land Institute Spain.
The event was divided into 2 sessions. The 1st session aimed to present the developments and outcomes so far of the ENERGATE project, as well as go into detail on the platform’s functionalities and use cases based on the initial use cases and ENERGATE Energy Efficiency Marketplace mock-ups.
During the 2nd session invited speakers presented their views and share experience on different topics related to energy efficiency in buildings exchanging also knowledge on the financing and investment part.
We had the pleasure to have with us speakers from:
Ecometro: They develop technologies and consulting to measure, minimize and compensate buildings’ impact on our health and environment, helping architects, constructors, companies and administrations to decarbonize buildings, create healthy and regenerative environments for people and take care of the planet. During the ENERGATE workshop, a case study of Ecomentro was discussed about asset transformation, improving energy efficiency in buildings.
Find the presentation of Ecometro: Decarbonization through building renovation & whole life cycle vision “The Greenpeace Headquarters Case Study” "here"
Urban Land Institute Spain: Their mission is to shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact in communities worldwide. During the ENERGATE workshop the C Change initiative was presented. This programme aims to mobilise the European real estate industry to decarbonise.
Deerns: Deerns is a global engineering firm that specializes in creating sustainable environments in buildings. With a focus on innovative solutions, they aim to design environments that are not only energy-efficient but also ensure the well-being and safety of its occupants. During the ENERGATE workshop, insights from Deerns were shared, highlighting their expertise in integrating sustainable technologies and strategies in building designs to achieve optimal performance and comfort.
Find the presentation of ULI and Deerns: ULI C Change Initiative: Assessing Transition Risks "here"
ELIX: For over 20 years, ELIX has been a guiding force for leaders in the real estate market, especially in the Spanish living sector. Their dedication to creating value for investors is evident in their innovative investment strategies that have a significant social and environmental impact. During the ENERGATE workshop, a deep dive into ELIX's approach to real estate investment and their commitment to sustainable growth were presented.
Alantra: Alantra stands as an international beacon in the financial services sector, boasting over 555 professionals from 35 nationalities spread across 25 offices. Their core services encompass investment banking, alternative asset management, and technology advisory. Alantra's mission is to provide top-tier advice and products to corporations, family-owned businesses, and institutional investors, all while upholding an ethical and accountable business approach.
Find the presentation of Alantra: Alantra Real Estate Debt Fund "here"
Download and see the Workshop's Agenda.