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Welcome to Triple-A

Triple-A “Triple-A: Enhancing at an Early Stage the Investment Value Chain of Energy Efficiency Projects” is an EU-funded research project under the Horizon 2020 programme, aiming to assist financial institutions increase their deployment of capital in energy efficiency, making investments more transparent

In particular, Triple-A project is seeking to identify which investments can be considered as Triple-A investments, fostering sustainable growth, while also having an extremely strong capacity to meet their commitments, already from the first stages of investments generation and preselection/ pre-evaluation.

Why Triple-A?

Triple-A methodology and tools offer:

  • Identification of financially attractive Energy Efficiency (EE) project ideas for bankers, funds and other financial institutions.
  • Benchmarking of the EE projects and selection the “Triple-A” EE investments, which merit attention by funding organizations.
  • Linking Triple-A investments ideas with possible financing schemes (Warehouse lending, Green Bonds, EE Auctions).

Triple-A Advisory Board 

It is our pleasure to announce the establishment of Triple-A Advisory Board!

Triple-A Advisory Board consists of eight members from well-established institutions and companies represented by energy and financial consultants with the aim to provide insights for EE projects and their efficient financing:

Their experience and expertise, along with their active participation will contribute significantly to successfully broaden and strengthen the technical aspects, stakeholders’ dialogue process and outreach of the Triple-A project.

Explore Triple-A Key Outcomes 

Newly published Triple-A reports are now available!

Draft Report on Risks of EE Financing and Mitigation Strategies Typology
This report presents the typology of the main risks in energy efficiency financing and provides an overview on the different de-risking mechanisms.

Communication and Dissemination Strategy

The report describes an initial communication and dissemination strategy that is followed for the promotion of our project activities and outcomes.

Find out our Triple-A reports here.

Discover the latest Triple-A Publications

  • Doukas, Η. (2018). On the appraisal of “Triple-A” energy efficiency investments, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy, 13(7), 320-327.
  • Karakosta, C., Papapostolou, A., Vasileiou, G., and Psarras, J. (2020). Financial Schemes for Energy Efficiency Projects: Lessons Learnt from In-Country Demonstrations, Energy Services Fundamentals and Financing (in press).

Find out our Triple-A publications here.

Triple-A Facts and Figures…

Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum-Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place

18-19 February 2020, Brussels, Belgium

Triple-A participated in the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum-Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place (EEFMP) held on the 18th and 19th of February 2020, in Brussels, Belgium.

The event’s scope was to showcase successful projects on financing climate adaption, energy efficiency, clean mobility and innovative energy planning, as well as initiatives working across Europe to facilitate the market for climate and sustainable energy finance.

Triple-A partners (adelphi, CREARA and NTUA) interacted with other high-level representatives from Covenant of Mayors initiative, the investment community and the European Commission sharing experiences and best practices for successful solutions to common challenges, while also establishing synergies. 


EASME Contractors' Meeting 2020

20 February 2020, Brussels, Belgium

NTUA participated at the EASME Contractors' Meeting 2020, which took place on the 20th of February 2020, in Brussels, Belgium.

The event was an excellent occasion for H2020 projects to get together, share their experiences, exchange lessons learnt and best practices, as well as to expand their network of experts working on financing and implementing sustainable energy measures.

Triple-A coordinator (NTUA) participated in the event to exchange knowledge and expertise with experts from other H2020 initiatives and discuss on potential synergies and common activities.

Triple-A Brochure

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Triple-A Infographic

Triple-A investments will be identified in the 8 Case Study countries, strategically selected to enhance the extracted outcomes of the Triple-A project.

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The Triple-A project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No 846569.

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