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Policy Brief - 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.

Sustainable Energy Week

13 Jun 2016 to 17 Jun 2016

European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is a month-long series of activities to build a secure energy future for Europe. It brings together public authorities, private companies, NGOs and consumers to promote initiatives to save energy and move towards renewables for clean, secure and efficient power.

Everyone brings something different to the EUSEW. It is an ideal platform for sharing ideas and knowhow, and for forging alliances to bring about an Energy Union based on:

Presentation of the bottom-up methodologies in the ENSPOL project training course

08 Jun 2016

On 8 June 2016, CRES presented the bottom-up methodologies, which were developed within the multEE project, in the training course of the ENSPOL project regarding the design and implementation of the energy efficiency obligation scheme in Greece. Specifically, the bottom-up equations were analyzed to the participated representatives of the obligation parties and the technical associations in order to be utilized in the measurement and monitoring mechanisms, which has to be developed.

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