Organisation

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.

Objectives

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

Services

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

News

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.

PROSPECT – Peer-to-peer learning activites for European Cities & Regions


Only 10 days left to apply for the PROSPECT Peer-to-peer  learning programme! Whether you are a city, a region or an energy agency, H2020PROSPECT can help you to finance your SEAPS and SECAPS.  

The ManagEnergy initiative releases three new videos


  Do you want to know more about the ManagEnergy initiative? The initiative released three new videos summarizing all the activities of  ManagEnergy. ManagEnergy is a European Commission initiative for helping regional and local energy agencies to become leaders in the energy transition and to increase sustainable energy investments in regions and cities. The three […]

Best Practices

Rohrbach-Berg renovates its street lighting for LED technology (Upper Austria)


The municipality’s main aim was to save electricity and use more efficient lighting technology. As parts of the streets are highly frequented by pedestrians, the municipality also wanted a suitable solution for pedestrian safety.

Comprehensive street lighting project from the Municipality of Gunskirchen


The objective of the project was to find a good solution for every street. For the implementation, the municipality hired a planner who carried out a tendering procedure. Five ESCOs were invited to bid and all submitted for the call.

100% conversion of Streetlighting to LED through Energy Performance Contracting – Bad Schallerbach (Austria)


The original objective was to refurbish only the sections of the street lighting system that were in dire need of replacement. However, after realising the extent of the work required, the municipality decided to develop a holistic refurbishment concept for the entire street lighting system.

Energy Performance Contracting for Energy Efficient Streetlighting – Antiesenhofen (Austria)


The main objective of the project was to improve the physical state and energy efficiency of the street lighting system without compromising service quality. The municipality was interested in using an EPC (energy performance contracting) model for this project, 4 ESCOs were asked to submit an offer.

Publications

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.

EEW3 Feedback Loop Report


The core objective of Energy Efficiency Watch 3 (EEW3) is to establish a constant feedback loop on the implementation of European and national energy efficiency policies and thus enable both compliance monitoring and mutual learning on effective policy making across the EU. The project team applied a mixed-method approach to assess energy efficiency policy developments […]

Events

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.

World Sustainable Energy Days 2018


World Sustainable Energy Days 2018