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Solar energy boom, Kaunas Region, Lithuania - ENNEREG Good Practice in Renewable Energy
ENNEREG Good Practice [EN] In Kaunas region, the development of electricity generation from PV installations is based on feed-in tariffs and the expansion of solar-thermal installations on the possibilities for reducing heating costs. The introduction of new feed-in tariffs, coming into force in 2012 initiated a solar energy boom in Kaunas Region and the in whole Lithuania. Though capacities of such PVs are not very high, these pioneer plants make solar energy the match for the rest of renewables. On the other hand, the use of solar energy for generating hot water via solar collectors becomes more and more popular in individual, block residential and public houses, as they reduce heat costs during the non-heating period.
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ENNEREG Guidelines for RES and RUE assessment at regional level
The purpose of this document is to provide guideline criteria to the ENNEREG project partners and other regions for preparing the following regional documents:
• Regional energy survey and targets to 2020
• Regional SEAPs (Sustainable Energy Action Plans)
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ENNEREG Sustainable Energy Twinning Programme Summary
Experience from the ENNEREG Regions [EN] As part of the project, 12 Pioneer ENNEREG Regions have been producing regional Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) and initiating Sustainable Energy Projects (SEPs). The ENNEREG Pioneer Regions have been sharing their experience directly with 12 ENNEREG Twin Regions and ENNEREG has also been actively promoting replication in Sustainable Regions throughout Europe. This report concerns the ENNEREG Pioneer Regions’ support activities to twin regions.
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Thermo-modernization in Lisówki, Wielkopolska Region, Poland - ENNEREG Good Practice in Energy Efficient Buildings
ENNEREG Good Practice [EN] The aim of the project was to improve energy efficiency of the Social Assistance House in Lisówki, which was realized by thermo-modernization measures. One important objective was to reduce GHG emissions. A second objective was to improve building quality by technical renovation measures – mainly the renewal of the building’s façade. The respective renovation measures at the building envelope were beneficial to the image of the surroundings and the whole city.
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Sunflower Project Renewable Energy Sources Training Guide
Tool / Methodology [EN] An overview of the energy market with detailed information on biomass technologies, small hydropower, wind, solar (thermal and PV) and support schemes including the Feed in Tariff. The Guide also contains an economic analysis of renewable energy sources and a large section on the potential of hydrogen as a fuel.
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Inspiration Guide for Regional Decision-makers - Report from ENNEREG Pioneer Region - Pomerania, Poland
Experience from the ENNEREG Regions [EN] This report has the objective of disseminating to a broad European audience what has come out of the ENNEREG intervention in Pomerania. It represents the contribution of the BAPE to the ENNEREG Inspiration Guide for Regional Decision-makers.
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Inspiration Guide for Regional Decision-makers - Report from ENNEREG Pioneer Region - Silistra, Bulgaria
Experience from the ENNEREG Regions [EN] This report has the objective of disseminating to a broad European audience what has come out of the ENNEREG intervention in Silistra, Bulgaria. It represents the contribution of the Sofia Energy Centre to the ENNEREG Inspiration Guide for Regional Decision-makers.
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Solar solution in building renovation, Panevėžys Region, Lithuania - ENNEREG Good Practice in Energy Efficient Buildings
ENNEREG Good Practice [EN] This good practice is one of the first multi-apartment residential houses in Lithuania using RES solutions and other innovative technologies, e.g.: innovative heating system, individual regulation and metering, solar collectors. In this project, a complex two-stage renovation was implemented, using support from JESSICA revolving fund. The achieved results were significantly improved living standards, reduced heating costs, energy and CO2 emissions savings.
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Warmińsko–Mazurska Agencja Energetyczna Fotocasty
Film / Animation
Warmińsko–Mazurska Agencja Energetyczna przygotowała serię krótkich filmów (7-9 min) na następujące tematy: Wiatrak w Zagrodzie; Ciepło Dobre z Natury;
The Energy Agency of Warminsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship has produced a series of short films (7-9 min) on the following topics: windmill in the yard; good heat from nature; green gold; passive houses; energy fields; water power; wind energy facts and myths; sunny profit; green energy; energy from the interior of the earth.
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Euskadi - Basque Country Smart Cities in a Smart Community: Covenant of Mayors and Regions
Presentation [EN] This presentation by Natalia Díaz de Arcaya, EVE, Basque Region, Spain was made during the ENNEREG Regions 202020 Workshop: Energy Efficiency in European Regions on 8 November 2012.
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The Basque Energy Strategy (3E2020): a case of regional SEAP in the framework of the ENNEREG Project
Presentation [EN] This presentation by Mr. José Ignacio Hormaeche, EVE Managing Director, was made during the ENNEREG Regions 202020 Workshop: Energy Efficiency in European Regions on 8 November 2012.
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Supporting low carbon footprint for tourists, Bulgarian Black Sea
Conclusions [EN] In June 2012, in the framework of the European project Energy for Mayors, the Union of the Bulgarian Black Sea Local Authorities (UBBSLA) and the Municipality of Nessebar - in cooperation with the Union of Sunny Beach Hotel Owners – organised a “tourism business meeting“. Here the framework of the municipal energy strategy and opportunities for improving energy-efficient systems were presented.
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Joint action in the Province of Genova
e-Bulletin [EN] Within the Province of Genova, 5 small municipalities located in the same area decided to join climate protection efforts and develop a common strategy. A multi-municipal integrated SEAP was approved by the local councils in June 2012, with implementation to start soon. This includes actions that they would not have been able to deal with on their own. Other notable examples of joint actions led by the Province through the Energy for Mayors project are also described.
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Óbidos Solar Project Oeste, Portugal - ENNEREG Good Practice in Renewable Energy
ENNEREG Good Practice
The Óbidos Solar project was launched by the municipality of Óbidos to support its population, especially those of lower economic status, giving them access to new technologies to produce energy (electricity and water heating) from renewable sources. This allows a substantial reduction of the energy costs for water heating and electricity consumption.
To achieve these results, the municipality established a partnership with 9 companies working in the renewable energy area for the supply and installation of the required equipment.
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Birštonas - Ecotown, Kaunas, Lithuania - ENNEREG Good Practice in Energy Efficient Buildings and Renewables
ENNEREG Good Practice [EN] Birštonas – the smallest Municipality of Kaunas region - participated in the ECO-Life project (Sustainable zero carbon ECO-town developments improving quality of life across EU) under CONCERTO initiative in FP7. The large number of demonstration activities is based on both the demand side (demonstration of ECO-buildings and rational use of energy) and the production side (demonstration of various renewable energy technologies). All demonstration projects are defined in a "Whole Community Approach".
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Thermo-modernization of the complex of buildings in the School of Economics in Tczew, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland - ENNEREG Good Practice in Energy Efficient Buildings
ENNEREG Good Practice [EN] The project covers thermo-modernisation of two objects in the School of Economics in Tczew. Estimated energy consumption after thermo-moderniastion will reach 61,8 (toe/year), what means savings of thermal energy at the level 46% annually. Additionally to wall insulation, on a boarding building the solar collectors will be installed The investment results in energy savings of 4,2 (toe/year).
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Strategia przyszłych działań w regionach ENNEREG
Experience from the ENNEREG Regions [PL]
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Climate Interaction Southeast Sweden - ENNEREG Good Practice in Cooperation – Intelligent Energy Education
ENNEREG Good Practice [EN] The three counties Kronoberg, Blekinge and Kalmar each has a regional network working for climate protection and a sustainable use of energy. The Climate Interaction Southeast Sweden project creates collaboration between these regional networking groups.
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Sunflower Project "Guide to Create A Start-Up Company in Renewable Energy Sources"
Tool / Methodology
This Guide addresses one of the main barriers to the successful development of the
renewable energy industry across Europe; the availability of trained and skilled people. The Guide details how to start a renewable energy business at a European level from initial idea to the developed project. There are sections dealing with trading, financial and legal aspects and several case studies of best practice. Job profiles and market trends are also analysed.
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European Commission Intelligent Energy eLibrary - Renewable Energy
Tool / Methodology [EN] This web site, supported by the European Commission, provides tools and guidebooks covering small scale renewables applications, heating and cooling applications and biofuels. It is divided into the following sub-sections: Biogas, Biomass, Geothermal, Mini Wind, Renewable integration into buildings, Small Hydro, Solar and Transport Biofuels (supply side).
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RES Champions League
Initiative [EN] The RES Champions League is a network of national RES leagues, which aims at creating a positive renewable energy competition between European cities, towns and villages.
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ManagEnergy Good Practice Brochures
Good Practice Collection / Publication
Every year, ManagEnergy rewards some of the most outstanding energy actions at the local and regional level with the Local Energy Action Award.
Good practice case studies are selected, through an annual call, for their strong contribution to the promotion of sustainable energy and for their high potential for replication.
So far, five brochures of ManagEnergy good practice case studies have been published. View the brochures and get inspired!
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Bezpieczny i piękny dom, przyjazne osiedle w Ornecie
On the renovated buildings of Housing Community in Orneta were installed solar panels which are used for heating domestic hot water. In this way safe and beautiful housing was created for local inhabitants.
15 września 2012r. odbyło się oficjalne spotkanie, którego celem była inauguracja zakończonych robót budowlanych oraz przekazanie budynków mieszkańcom Wspólnot Mieszkaniowych Nieruchomości przy ul. Kwiatowej 1-3, ul. Kwiatowej 5-7 oraz ul. Kwiatowej 9-11 w Ornecie.
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Solar system for Domestic Hot Water (DHW) production in home for elderly people, Silistra, Bulgaria - ENNEREG Good Practice in Renewable Energy
ENNEREG Good Practice [EN] A project for installation of a solar system for Domestic Hot Water (DHW) production in home for elderly people – Silistra, was realized in 2001. The activity was part of a bigger project combining as well measures for street lighting improvements and energy efficiency in 3 other municipal buildings
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ENNEREG - Ein regionaler Rahmenplan Energie für die Oberpfalz, Hr. Dr. André Suck, ZREU GmbH
Presentation [DE] In dem Vortrag werden die wichtigsten Zwischenergebnisse des ZREU für den Regionalen Rahmenplan Energie für die Oberpfalz als Grundlage für einen nachhaltigen Aktionsplans Energie dargestellt.
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Planungs- und genehmigungsrechtliche Voraussetzungen für eine erfolgreiche Umsetzung von nachhaltigen Energieprojekten, Herr RD Stefan Kraus, Oberste Baubehörde im Bayerischen Staatsministerium des Innern
Presentation [DE] Der Vortrag gibt einen aktuellen Überblick über die planungs- und genehmigungsrechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen für die Errichtung von Anlagen zur Nutzung erneuerbarer Energien in Deutschland und im Bundesland Bayern (Stand Mai 2012). Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf den Technologien Fotovoltaik, Windenergie, Geothermie, Wasserkraft und Biomasse.
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EnergyCities - where action and vision meet
Initiative [EN] Energy Cities is the European Association of local authorities inventing their energy future. The association, with a Board of Directors from 11 European cities, was created in 1990 and now represents now more than 1,000 towns and cities in 30 countries. It has offices in Brussels (BE) and Besançon (FR). It is an Official Associate of the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign.
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Make your building smile - Renewable energy in buildings
Publication [EN] This publication from the European Commission (2009) covers 25 projects funded by the IEE programme within the Renewable Energy sector. It shows that although buildings are amongst the greatest consumers of energy, they also have the greatest potential to reduce the EU’s conventional energy consumption by combining energy-saving measures with renewable energy sources, the total consumption of conventional energy in buildings can be reduced to zero. Buildings can even become net producers of clean energy since they can be fitted with solar water and space heating and cooling.
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The Sunflower Project: Renewable Energy Good Practice Case Studies
Good Practice Collection / Publication [EN] The Sunflower Project promoted, disseminated and implemented these good practice examples of Renewable Energy Sources and their contribution to Local Sustainable Development.
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Programa HOSPISOL en Castilla y León
Initiative [ES] El EREN, conjuntamente con la Consejería de Sanidad, ha desarrollado el Programa HOSPISOL, programa que prevé la instalación de la energía solar térmica en todos los hospitales de la Comunidad Autónoma dependientes del SACyL bajo la modalidad de prestación de servicios energéticos. Además, el programa prevé la asistencia técnica del EREN al SACyL, habiéndose desarrollado una base de datos energética y una Directriz sobre aprovechamiento de la energía solar en centros sanitarios para su inclusión en los correspondientes pliegos de contratación.
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Lettre information régionale Avril / Mai 2013
e-Bulletin [FR] Lettre d'information régionale du projet ENNEREG - Rédigée par RAEE
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Projet de Schéma Régional Climat Air Energie - Objectifs
SEAP Document [FR]
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Linking regional and local actions for SEAPs
SEAP Document [FR] This document formulates some recommendations of articulation between regional and local actions on energy and climate.
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Projet de Schéma Régional Climat Air Energie - Orientations
SEAP Document [FR]
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Projet de Schéma Régional Climat Air Energie - Etat des lieux - partie 3
SEAP Document [FR]
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Projet de Schéma Régional Climat Air Energie - Editorial
SEAP Document [FR]
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Projet de Schéma Régional Climat Air Energie - Etat des lieux - partie 1
SEAP Document [FR] Projet de Schéma Régional Climat Air Energie pour la région Rhône-Alpes - Etat des lieux
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Projet de Schéma Régional Climat Air Energie - Etat des lieux - partie 2
SEAP Document [FR]
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Rejoignez nous pour ouvrir la voie d'une Europe de l'Energie Durable
e-Bulletin [FR] Plaquette de présentation du projet ENNEREG
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Europejskie Słoneczne Dni z Wmae Sp. z o.o.
The organisation of annual "Solar Day" events on a local level aims to raise public awareness of intelligent energy solutions and behaviours, particularly for Solar Thermal and Photovoltaics.
Europejskie Słoneczne Dni z Warmińsko – Mazurską Agencją Energetyczną Sp. z o.o. rozpoczęły się 10 maja i trwały 2 dni. Pierwszego dnia zorganizowaliśmy krótkie warsztaty wprowadzające do tematyki energii słonecznej przeznaczone dla uczniów Szkół Podstawowych.
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EU Islands - Towards a Sustainable Energy Future
The Union of the Electricity Industry–EURELECTRIC is the sector association representing the common interests of the electricity industry at pan-European level, plus its affiliates and associates on several other continents. In line with its mission, EURELECTRIC seeks to contribute to the competitiveness of the electricity industry, to provide effective representation for the industry in public affairs, and to promote the role of electricity both in the advancement of society and in helping provide solutions to the challenges of sustainable development.
EURELECTRIC’s formal opinions, policy positions and reports are formulated in Working Groups, composed of experts from the electricity industry, supervised by five Committees. This “structure of expertise” ensures that EURELECTRIC’s published documents are based on high-quality input with up-to-date information.
For further information on EURELECTRIC activities, visit the website, which provides general information on the association and on policy issues relevant to the electricity industry; latest news, positions and statements; a publications catalogue listing EURELECTRIC reports; and information on events and conferences.
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