Knowledge Base

EPC Facilitator Guideline

To enable energy agencies or consultants to understand the typical tasks and responsibilities of an EPC project facilitator, the EESI2020 Facilitator Guideline has been developed. This guideline presents the information which is necessary for an EPC facilitator to start an EPC-project.


EPC Facilitator Training

For the training of potential EPC facilitators, a training presentation has been developed and can be downloaded here: EESI2020 Facilitator Training Kit. Translated and nationally adapted versions of this training presentation can furthermore be found in the national subsections of this internet site.


EPC Marketing Brochure

To support energy agencies or consultants to inform potential customers about the main criteria and advantages of EPC, the EPC Marketing Brochure has been developed. EESI2020 EPC Marketing Brochure. National versions of this Brochure can furthermore be found in the national subsections of this internet site.


Flexibility Options for EPC Contracts (D2.6)

The objective was to identify aspects or procedures in existing EPC / energy service contracts which may be difficult to accept for certain customers and to develop optional contract elements addressing such concerns. These ‘flexibility options’ are seen as additional elements or alternative ways of addressing certain contractual issues.

1. Ordinary termination of contract
2. Simplified Measurement & Verification
3. Integration of Public Funding by ESCO


Model processes for combining EPC with other energy-related actions (D2.7)

Solutions in the form of model processes have been developed within guarantEE for two specific cases. Synergies can be exploited and decrease the total project costs by performing and EPC parallel to:

  • energy management / energy audit or
  • ISO 50001 implementation process.

Brochure: Triple-Win-Solutions for the Split-Incentive-Dilemma (D2.5)

The split incentives dilemma may be the single most significant challenge to the economisation of energy efficiency projects worldwide. This brochure shows Triple-Win-Solution-Approaches for the Split-Incentive-Dilemma.


Report on the European EPC Market (D2.2)

The report on the market analysis is based on a survey with 256 participants. On the one hand it shows that there is still a huge potential for cost savings through EPC projects in Europe. On the other hand, half of the respondents indicated they prefer investing in energy efficiency measures on their own capital funds and their own technical risk instead of outsourcing them to an external energy service company.


guarantEE: Project Leaflet

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