Energy Service Companies

At the heart of innovative financing models for efficiency

Energy service companies (ESCOs) deliver energy efficiency projects that are financed based on energy savings. Given the need to rapidly and significantly increase financing for energy efficiency, interest in ESCO business models is growing.


Spain



Energy Service Companies Activity: Public vs. Private

	Share of activity
Public	37
Both	25
Private	38
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Energy Service Companies Contract Type

	Share of activity
Energy Performance Contract Shared Saving	20
Energy Performance Contract Guaranteed Saving	33
Energy Supply Contract Shared Saving	11
Energy Supply Contract Guaranteed Saving	19
Both ESC & EPC	17
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Insights


Average duration of ESCO projects in Spain: QualitEE Data

Majority of ESCO projects are financed by debt borrowed by the ESCO. There are a number of dedicated private funds, like Suma Capital fund, SUSI National Energy Efficiency fund, SI Partners Fund and Whitehelm Fund providing this financing for the Spanish ESCO market

QualitEE Data

The QualitEE survey has collected data surrounding the main drivers and barriers of business for ESCOs in Spain. This is an excellent opportunity to compare the structural differences of ESCO markets to identify policies or mechanisms that account for such variance. Policies can then be built to complement existing drivers and overcome identified barriers.

QualitEE Data

QualitEE Data