The O.Ö. Energiesparverband is a regional energy agency organized as a non-profit association with 33 members including energy suppliers, energy consultancies, environmental groups, professional associations and firms involved in energy technology and the Upper Austrian government.


The O.Ö. Energiesparverband works to promote energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources and new energy technologies.
The agency’s main objective is to help energy consumers use energy more efficiently, thereby reducing the environmental load.
The O.Ö. Energiesparverband is a focal point for energy issues in Upper Austria. At the same time it is a co-ordinating centre for regional and local institutions that provide energy advice.

Target groups and partners

  • private households
  • trade and industry
  • local, regional and national authorities
  • professional associations
  • the European Commission


  • energy information and public awareness
  • energy advice for private households and industry
  • European projects
  • energy certification for buildings
  • training
  • energy planning


ManagEnergy Master Class, 2nd session, 7-8-9 May 2018

The second ManagEnergy Master Class gathers 23 senior professionals from Local and Regional Energy Agencies to learn about how to develop sustainable energy projects from concept to implementation.

ManagEnergy Master Class Testimonies, 19-20-21 February 2018

Senior staff from 24 Local and Regional Energy Agencies attend to the first ManagEnergy Master Class. This Master Class (module 1) was an effective mix of lessons and hands-on exercises based on experiences and knowledge from a range of successful projects e.g., NewLight, Superhomes, 2020 Together, Picardie Pass Renovation, co-financed by the Intelligent Energy Europe and […]

ManagEnergy Master Class, 1st session, 18-19-20 February 2018

The first ManagEnergy Master Class was held today at the Brussels Comic Book Museum, an interesting venue that the ManagEnergy team hopes will inspire our participants.

New ManagEnergy Website

ManagEnergy is a European Commission initiative dedicated to regional and local energy agencies with the objectives of assisting them in becoming leaders in the energy transition and of increasing sustainable energy investments in regions and cities.

Best Practices

Energy Academy Upper Austria

OÖ Energiesparverband (Oberösterreich, Austria)

EEW3 10 case studies

10 Case Studies of outstanding energy efficiency policies in Europe offer inspiration to policy makers in the Member States. They also inform the European energy efficiency debate.  Danish Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme Energiesprong (Energy Leap) in the Netherlands Latvian Car Registration Tax German KfW Programme Energy Manager Obligation and White Certificate Scheme in Italy Irish […]

Energy 21 – the example of a successful regional energy strategy

The “Energy 21” programme and strategy ran from 2000-2010 and included ambitious targets in the fields of energy effciency and renewable energy sources.


PUBLENEF Policy Brief n°1 – Getting your Renovation Strategy Right – Feedback from Local and Regional Experts

PUBLENEF presents its 1st policy brief on local and regional renovation strategies.

EEW3 28 Country Reports

28 country reports outline specific national energy efficiency policies and their implementation in every EU Member State. The country reports are based on the screening of National Energy Efficiency Action Plans (NEEAPs) and survey results. Find the country reports for all 28 Eu Member States here:  Austria, Belgium (FR), Belgium (NL), Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, […]

EEW3 How to make Europe Number 1 in Energy Efficiency

The brochure looks at the current state and the potential of policies to become elements of a new industrial policy. Policy instruments are examined regarding their design and their implementation. The English version of the brochure can be downloaded here.

EEW3 Key Policy Conclusions

The findings of the numerous research activities of the EEW3 consortium are condensed and translated into concrete and strategic policy conclusions. This document builds a strong basis for further discussion with stakeholders and decisions makers. The Key Policy Conclusions can be downloaded here.


ManagEnergy: Inspiration & Innovation

This first edition of the ManagEnergy Networking Event aims to give senior staff from local and regional energy agencies all the tips to position their agency as a leader in the energy transition. On the agenda: new services, large scale projects, positioning your energy agency for success.

ManagEnergy Talk

Leading the Energy Transition: local action, large impacts – with Rob Hopkins.

ManagEnergy Master Class – Session 2

The ManagEnergy Master Classes consist of tailor-made 3-day programmes in Brussels, delivered by leading energy experts and targeting senior and management level energy agency staff.

ManagEnergy Master Class – Session 1

The ManagEnergy Master Classes consist of tailor-made 3-day programmes in Brussels, delivered by leading energy experts and targeting senior and management level energy agency staff.