• News, Events & More

  • News

    GNE Finance in the news. We are pleased to share recent announcements.

  • GNE Finance Closes Funding Round

    Fundación Repsol, of Spain's Global Energy Company, Repsol, Purchases 20% o GNE Finance to Promote Eco-Sustainable Home Renovations

    "Fundación Repsol's investment allows us to dramatically accelerate our roll-out.

    The investment by Fundación Repsol allows GNE Finance to dramatically accelerate the roll-out of high-impact eco-sustainable home renovation programs in Spain and Europe. GNE Finance empowers citizens to become the protagonists of the clean energy transition by investing in their own homes."


    Davide Cannarozzi, CEO and Founder, GNE Finance

    "GNE Finance creates positive impact where it matters most: right within people’s homes.

    GNE Finance creates positive impact where it matters most: right within people’s homes. By improving comfort and energy-efficiency of homes, GNE Finance creates tangible positive impact: alleviating energy poverty, mitigating social inequality, improving the overall environment and creating local jobs."


    Eduard Puig, COO and Co-Founder, GNE Finance

    More About Fundación Repsol

    Fundación Repsol, through Repsol Impacto Social, launched a program with a fund of 50 million euros for the investment and development of a company portfolio focused on the energy transition and inclusion of vulnerable groups in Spain and Portugal.

  • Opinion - 20 April, 2020

    FORESIGHT Magazine, Brussels, Belgium

    GNE Finance's renovation model featured as a case study in "Financing energy efficient buildings – the path to retrofit at scale"

    Report - 20 May, 2020

    Green Finance Institute, London, UK

  • Upcoming and Past Events

    EU Sustainable Energy Week

    June 25, 2020


    Register to attend our panel at 11 AM on June 25, 2020

    La COVID-19 y la Recuperación Social Verde, 2ª parte (in Spanish)

    July 2, 2020


    Download webinar description.

    La COVID-19 y la Recuperación Social Verde, 1ª parte (in Spanish)

    June 11, 2020


    Register to join the webinar.

    Download webinar description.

    Download webinar program.

    COVID-19 Recovery: Energy efficiency and home renewable energy in stimulus packages

    June 3, 2020


    EuroPACE Consortium Meeting

    March 11 -13, 2020

    Brussels, Belgium

    The Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum – Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place

    February 18 -19, 2020

    Brussels, Belgium

    Concerted Action EPBD/EED/RES workshop

    January 30, 2020

    Barcelona, Spain

    Delivering net zero carbon buildings for all' - BUILD UPON European Leaders’ Summit

    December 3-4, 2019

    Brussels, Belgium

    EuroPACE Summit

    June 18, 2019

    Brussels, Belgium

    Learn more about the event and see takeaways.

    European Sustainable Energy Week

    June 18- 20, 2019

    Brussels, Belgium

    Concerted Action – Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

    June 5-6, 2019

    Riga, Latvia

    PACENation Summit

    April 2- 4, 2019

    Austin, Texas

    International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation

    March 28, 2019

    Paris, France

    Sustainable Energy Investment Forum

    March 19, 2019

    Madrid, Spain

    One-Stop-Shops in the EU: current and future role in building renovation

    March 13, 2019

    Brussels, Belgium

    Climate Bonds Initiative Annual Conference

    March 3-5, 2019

    London, UK

    Covenant of Mayor Investment Forum

    February 20, 2019

    Brussels, Belgium

    Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group

    February 19, 2019

    Brussels, Belgium

  • Interview Series

    Conducted as part of the EuroPACE project

    “Motivating People to Renovate Their Homes”

    EuroPACE Talk with Prashant Vaze from the Climate Bonds Initiative dedicated to customer engagement


    “Discussing the current energy efficiency trends, policies, and financing instruments.”

    EuroPACE Talk with Jessica Glicker from the International Energy Agency


    “Discovering the role of public and private financing to unlock the home renovation market”

    EuroPACE Talk dedicated to a conversation with Juan Alario, former European Investment Bank Director


    “Healthier Home, Healthier Planet”

    EuroPACE Talk focused on Healthy Home with Catriona Brady, World Green Building Council


    “Building renovation: from policy to implementation”

    EuroPACE Talk with Patty Fong, European Climate Foundation, about recent policy developments


    “Innovative Finance for Social and Economic Change

    EuroPACE Talk with Caroline Milne from Joule Assets Inc.

  • “Scalable Innovative Financing for Smart Buildings” 

    Co-developed with SmartEN. Download here.

  • Video Interviews & Webinars

    Webinar: COVID-19 Recovery: Energy efficiency and home renewable energy in stimulus packages

    Interview: Davide Cannarozzi speaking about the EuroPACE project

    Webinar: Post Covid-19 Urban Regeneration: One-Stop-Shops for a fair, green and social recovery’

    Webinar: Fighting Energy Poverty: Affordable financing for sustainable home renovation

    Webinar: Putting the EU Green Deal in Action

    Webinar: EuroPACE Innovative Building Renovation Platform for European Cities

    Introduction: EuroPACE Summit 2019

    Interview: Davide Cannarozzi, GNE Finance, on the journey of EuroPACE platform

    Interview: Eduard Puig MacLean, GNE Finance, describes the winning home renovation formula

    Engerati Interview: David Cannarozzi, CEO, GNE Finance

    SEAF Investor Forum Interview: Financing energy efficiency with Davide Cannarozzi

    STUNNING Webinar: Innovative business models and smart financing March 28, 2019

    SEI Forums Webinar n°4: Home renovation in Europe: The User Perspective


Last Updated 05 September  2019  

1.   Agreement to Terms     
1.1  These Terms and Conditions constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (you), and Global New Energy Finance, S.L., doing business as  GNE Finance, located at C/ Doctor Trueta 183 , Oficina nº1 Planta 10, Barcelona, Barcelona 08005 Spain (we, us), concerning your access to and use of the GNE Finance (https://www.gnefinance.com) website as well as any related applications (the Site).  

The Site provides the following services: This is an informative website mean to communicate GNE Finance’s ongoing business and consumer initiatives. (Services). You agree that by accessing the Site and/or Services, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions.  

If you do not agree with all of these Terms and Conditions, then you are prohibited from using the Site and Services and you must discontinue use immediately. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.  

1.2  The supplemental policies set out in Section 1.7 below, as well as any supplemental terms and condition or documents that may be posted on the Site from time to time, are expressly incorporated by reference.  

1.3  We may make changes to these Terms and Conditions at any time. The updated version of these Terms and Conditions will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. You are responsible for reviewing these Terms and Conditions to stay informed of updates. Your continued use of the Site represents that you have accepted such changes.  

1.4  We may update or change the Site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users' needs and/or our business priorities.  

1.5  The information provided on the Site is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country.   

1.6  The Site is intended for users who are at least 18 years old.  If you are under the age of 18, you are not permitted to register for the Site or use the Services without parental permission. 

1.7  Additional policies which also apply to your use of the Site include:   

2.    Acceptable Use    

2.1  You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we make the site and our services available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.  

2.2  As a user of this Site, you agree not to:  
● Systematically retrieve data or other content from the Site to a compile database or directory without written permission from us  
● Make any unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users to send unsolicited email or creating user accounts under false pretenses  
● Use the Site to advertise or sell goods and services  
● Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use  
● Engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools  
● Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks and services connected to the Site  
● Attempt to impersonate another user or person, or use the username of another user  
● Use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person  
● Use the Site or our content as part of any effort to compete with us or to create a revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise  
● Decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site  
● Attempt to access any portions of the Site that you are restricted from accessing  
● Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any of the content  
● Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site, or any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism  
● Use, launch, or engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, robots, scrapers, offline readers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools  
● Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Site  
● Use the Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations 
● Falsely imply a relationship with us or another company with whom you do not have a relationship     

3.   Our content    

3.1  Unless otherwise indicated, the Site and Services including source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics on the Site (Our Content) are owned or licensed to us, and are protected by copyright and trade mark laws.   

3.2  Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, no part of the Site, Services or Our Content may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express prior written permission. 

3.3  Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited licence to access and use the Site and Our Content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use.   

3.4  You shall not (a) try to gain unauthorised access to the Site or any networks, servers or computer systems connected to the Site; and/or (b) make for any purpose including error correction, any modifications, adaptions, additions or enhancements to the Site or Our Content, including the modification of the paper or digital copies you may have downloaded. 

3.5  We shall (a) prepare the Site and Our Content with reasonable skill and care; and (b) use industry standard virus detection software to try to block the uploading of content to the Site that contains viruses.  

3.6  The content on the Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from taking, any action on the basis of the content on the Site.  

3.7  Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that Our Content on the Site is accurate, complete or up to date.   

4.   Link to third party content   

4.1  The Site may contain links to websites or applications operated by third parties.We do not have any influence or control over any such third party websites or applications or the third party operator. We are not responsible for and do not endorse any third party websites or applications or their availability or content.

4.2  We accept no responsibility for adverts contained within the Site. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises in the Site, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser, and not us, is responsible for such goods and/or services and if you have any questions or complaints in relation to them, you should contact the advertiser.     

5.    Site Management     

5.1  We reserve the right at our sole discretion, to (1) monitor the Site for breaches of these Terms and Conditions; (2) take appropriate legal action against anyone in breach of applicable laws or these Terms and Conditions; (3) remove from the Site or otherwise disable all files and content that are excessive in size or are in any way a burden to our systems; and (4) otherwise manage the Site in a manner designed to protect our rights and property and to facilitate the proper functioning of the Site and Services.  

5.2  We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. 

5.3  You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform to access the Site and you should use your own virus protection software.  

6.    Modifications to and availability of the Site     

6.1  We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Site at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Services without notice at any time.    

6.2  We cannot guarantee the Site and Services will be available at all times. We may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Site, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site or Services during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site or Services.We are not obliged to maintain and support the Site or Services or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases. 

6.3  There may be information on the Site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to the Services, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information at any time, without prior notice.  

7.    Disclaimer/Limitation of Liability     

7.1  The Site and Services are provided on an as-is and as-available basis. You agree that your use of the Site and/or Services will be at your sole risk except as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions. All warranties, terms, conditions and undertakings, express or implied (including by statute, custom or usage, a course of dealing, or common law) in connection with the Site and Services and your use thereof including, without limitation, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.  

We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the Site’s content and are not liable for any (1) errors or omissions in content: (2) any unauthorized access to or use of our servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored on our server; (3) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the site or services; and/or (4) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the site by any third party. We will not be responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these Terms and Conditions if such delay or failure is caused by an event beyond our reasonable control. 

7.2  Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you: 

Whether you are a consumer or a business user: 

● We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.  

● If we fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions, we will be responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms and Conditions, but we would not be responsible for any loss or damage that were not foreseeable at the time you started using the Site/Services.  

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the Disclaimer/Limitation of Liability section, our liability to you for any cause whatsoever and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to a total aggregate amount equal to the greater of (a) the sum of £5000 or (b) the amount paid, if any, by you to us for the Services/Site during the six (6) month period prior to any cause of action arising.   

If you are a business user: 

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with: 

● use of, or inability to use, our Site/Services; or  
● use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.  

In particular, we will not be liable for: 

● loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;  
● business interruption;  
● loss of anticipated savings;  
● loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or  
● any indirect or consequential loss or damage.      

8.    Term and Termination     

8.1  These Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Site or Services or are otherwise a user of the Site, as applicable. You may terminate your use or participation at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions for terminating user accounts in your account settings, if available, or by contacting us at info@gnefinance.com.  

8.2  Without limiting any other provision of these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to, in our sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the Site and the Services (including blocking certain IP addresses), to any person for any reason including without limitation for breach of any representation, warranty or covenant contained in these Terms and Conditions or of any applicable law or regulation.  

If we determine, in our sole discretion, that your use of the Site/Services is in breach of these Terms and Conditions or of any applicable law or regulation, we may terminate your use or participation in the Site and the Services or delete any content or information that you posted at any time, without warning, in our sole discretion.  

8.3  If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason set out in this Section 9, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.   
9.    General       

9.1  Visiting the Site, sending us emails, and completing online forms constitute electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.  

You hereby agree to the use of electronic signatures, contracts, orders and other records and to electronic delivery of notices, policies and records of transactions initiated or completed by us or via the Site. You hereby waive any rights or requirements under any statutes, regulations, rules, ordinances or other laws in any jurisdiction which require an original signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, or to payments or the granting of credits by other than electronic means.  

9.2  These Terms and Conditions and any policies or operating rules posted by us on the Site or in respect to the Services constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us.   

9.3  Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.   

9.4  We may assign any or all of our rights and obligations to others at any time.   

9.5  We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, delay or failure to act caused by any cause beyond our reasonable control.   

9.6  If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  

9.7  There is no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship created between you and us as a result of these Terms and Conditions or use of the Site or Services.  

9.8  For business users only - If you are a business user, these Terms and Conditions, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English Law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.    

9.9  A person who is not a party to these Terms and Conditions shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions. 

9.10  In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Services or to receive further information regarding use of the Services, please contact us by email at info@gnefinance.com or by post to: 

Global New Energy Finance, S.L.  
C/ Doctor Trueta 183   
Oficina nº1 Planta 10   
Barcelona,  Barcelona 08005   
GNE Finance takes your privacy extremely seriously. We treat you the way that we would like to be treated ourselves. The information we collect is only for the purposes of reaching out to users who fill out our contact form as well as gathering statistics regarding the general usage of the website.