Access to Risk Finance Conference • ONLINE, 30 September 2020

Financial Instruments to Enable the Clean Energy Transition

SMARTSPEND Access to Risk Finance Conference will take place online oWednesday, 30 September 2020. The project consortium decided on Thursday 28 May to organise two differente events: and online conference in 2020 and a physical event in 2021.  

You will find below the content of the conference, which the consortium intends to maintain. However, the format will change given the new online character of the conference. EASE, the project partners coordinating the event, are preparing a new proposal. Stay informed about furhter details via this website and on social media. 

What to expect?

The Access to Risk Finance Conference will be a unique opportunity for energy researchers, industry representatives, private financing providers and policymakers to exchange views about how to finance efficiently the clean energy transition.

Around 150 energy stakeholders will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn more about European Union’s funding and financing offer for clean energy projects through presentations from EU officials about InvestEU; regional funding and the Innovation Fund.
  • Discuss how to coordinate more efficiently funding for clean energy through discussions gathering industry, researchers, private finance providers and policy-makers. 
  • Meet both energy projects developers and finance providers during a match-making session.

Official conference website

Registrations will open in July 2020. Meanwhile, feel free to visit the webpage of the event for more information or contact Ms. Sabrina Hastings Mela (

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