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Call for Participants - Summer School on Sustainable Energy

03 Sep 2016 to 10 Sep 2016

The Energy Community Secretariat invites highly motivated postgraduate students (masters or PhD), researchers from all energy-related disciplines, young professionals from governmental institutions, companies, think tanks and NGOs from the Energy Community region to the 1st Energy Community Summer School that will take place in Tirana from 3 to 10 September 2016.

Policy Briefs - Policy recommendations on coordination mechanism

02 Aug 2016

Solid multi-level governance models are a prerequisite for the development of coherent and synergistic plans. Still, effective coordination mechanisms among policy layers are difficult to put in place. This Policy Brief presents a set of policy recommendations on coordination mechanisms resulting from the identification and analysis of a broad range of European best practices.

Policy Briefs - Policy recommendations on Monitoring & Verification schemes in EU

02 Aug 2016

Effective methods to measure energy savings are necessary to assess the progresses achieved by national energy efficiency plans. Still, the development of effective Monitoring and Verification (M&V) schemes remain a challenge. This Policy Brief features a set of policy recommendations resulting from the identification and analysis of a vast array of best practices on M & V schemes across Europe.

Workshop on country specific calculation values in Greece

21 Jun 2016

CRES organized the 1st workshop for the specification of the country specific calculation values for the developed bottom-up methodologies, which will be utilized for the estimation of the achieved energy savings. The discussion was held within the framework of the design of the energy efficiency obligation scheme in Greece according to the requirements of the Article 7 of the EED.

Internet platforms for Monitoring and verification of savings

21 Jun 2016

Monitoring, measurement and verification are the “hot topic” of energy efficiency issues, especially when dealing with Energy Efficiency Obligations. However, the process is usually very demanding and requires a lot of resources in terms of time and administration. One possible solution is a systematic approach through customized software for tracking energy efficiency. Croatia has implemented two such central internet solutions in practice, and is now reaping their benefits.

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