ManagEnergy newsletter, February 2013

Energy efficiency & public-private partnerships:

What you need to know

ManagEnergy talks with Stuart Broom at the EIB’s European PPP Expertise Centre (EPEC) about energy performance contracting and what local authorities need to do to get energy efficiency projects ready for the next funding period...More>> 

€65 million in funding available – IEE Info Day 2013

Wednesday 23 January was Intelligent Energy Europe Info Day 2013.This year’s call, which has a total budget of €65 million, is open until 8 May 2013. This year, Info day was busier than ever as the funding rounds become ever more competitive. Many participants were swapping project ideas and business cards, as finding the right partners is an essential ingredient of success...More >>

Become an expert evaluator for EACI

Are you an expert in making business greener, energy efficiency, renewables, or sustainable freight transport? Then you may be interested in helping the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI) evaluate project proposals, current or closed projects, or the impacts of the Eco-innovation, Intelligent Energy – Europe and Marco Polo programmes...More >>

On the road: capacity building workshops 

Managenergy is charged with organizing 45 capacity building workshops around Europe in the period 2012-14. Following the adoption of the Energy Efficiency Directive, a key focus of the workshops is to pave the way for a well functioning energy services market. ManagEnergy workshops form an integral part of the Energy Performance Contracting Campaign to support Member States and market actors in this process...More >>

Towards sustainable energy communities – delivering on the Covenant of Mayors

This event, organised by Intelligent Energy Europe, represents a unique opportunity to learn about innovative solutions and best practices on how public authorities can efficiently work towards the ambitious Covenant of Mayors objectives (20-20-20). Showcasing results from Energy for Mayors, Regions202020 and City_SEC, come and learn about success stories from Covenant signatories and Territorial Coordinators on planning, implementation and monitoring of local sustainable energy actions...More >>

Building the energy transition with Energy Cities 

Energy Cities’ Annual Rendezvous will take place on 24-26 April 2013 and is co-organised with the City of Växjö and the Swedish network Klimatkommunerna in collaboration with Linnaeus University (LNU)...More>>

‘No sustainable economic growth without sustainable energy’ - Oettinger 

EU Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger championed the growth of EU renewables, and reminded energy companies of the necessity of accepting rules on transparent markets during a speech at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on 25 January 2013...More>>

Call for half-day events at EUSEW

The European Commission invites you to apply for a half-day event slot in the EU institutions’ buildings (Charlemagne and Committee of the Regions), during the High Level Policy Conference of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2013 (EUSEW 2013)...More>>

Help shape this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week:
Organise an Energy Day in your city or region 

Join the ranks of hundreds of Energy Day organisers this year by submitting your own event to be held during EUSEW 2013. Energy Days—not for profit events, activities, exhibitions or displays that promote energy efficiency or renewable energy—can be organised anywhere across Europe from 24–28 June ...More>>

Reminder: 8 March deadline for 2013 ManagEnergy Award submissions

The 2013 round of ManagEnergy's Local Energy Action Award competition will be open until 8 March. Don’t miss your opportunity to apply ...More>>