The DAN is a key contact person in all issues in the energy sector, especially for the advancement of renewable energy and for the energy efficiency. It is a competence center in some partitions and has got an effective operating network in five cities in northern Croatia (Varaldin, Čakovec, Bjelovar, Koprivnica, Virovitica). From this network the DAN gets assistance and is able to mediate. The DAN is the advocate of the customers, the nature and the economy. It forms awareness and has got initiative, consultative, attendant and a coordinating function.
The development agency is, in particular, a stakeholder for close cooperation in the field of biomass consumption. Also its main activities are biogas production and electricity production from biogas, next segment is development of process plants for biodiesel production and also development of combined heat and electricity CHP + CHE production power process plants from biomass.
Areas of expertise: Changing citizens' behaviour, dissemination of information, advice on specific energy issues, promotion of technology.
Target audience: Local government, regional industry sector, transport sector, agricultural sector.