Agentia pentru Eficienta Energetica si Protectia Mediului Bucuresti (AEEPM)

 

Background

The Local Energy Agency of Sector 1 (Asociatia Agentia pentru Eficienta Energetica si Protectia Mediului Bucuresti) is a separate legal entity with its own statutes and is established as a non-profit NGO. The Agency was set up with the support of Municipality of Sector 1 Bucharest and support of the Intelligent Energy – Europe programme.

Objectives

The Agency was founded with the aim to setup a legal entity respected in the community of Bucharest, capable to capitalize expertize and capable to influence local and regional policies regarding energy use and new sources for green energy.

The goal of the Agency is to raise awareness around the use of new renewable energy sources in the Romanian energy market, disseminate information on the state of research, publish information newsletters, educate all involved energy actors, promote growth of energy efficiency as well as renewable energy consumption and share expertise with European experienced actors and successful projects.

The long-term goal of the Agency is to become a reference in the Romanian energy market by promoting the intelligent use of energy to the public and private sector and supporting sustainable development through the implementation of a comprehensive work program.

Organisation of the Agency

The Management Board is composed by representatives of public administration and private businesses and industries, as well as concerned associations, research bodies and universities.

  •  The bylaws of the agency guarantee its independence.
  •  Every Project have its own Management Board who will be the decision-makers for the project activities.
  •  The Management Board of the Agency are representatives of all the interested bodies in the district and none of these bodies on their own will be in a position to dictate the activities of the Agency.
  •  No category of the representatives will have more than 30% of the seats in the Management Board.

 

Activities

The Agency is a management unit for projects in the energy and environment field, gathering consumers, producers, social organizations and representing the organization members which are interested in the application of measures for rational use of energy and in developing renewable energy projects to ensure the sustainable development at local community level.

The Agency carries out an Energy Management Plan for the Sector 1 of Bucharest in order to help rationalize energy management in Sector 1. This line of action can help save up to 10% in the public and private energy consumption sector. The Agency aims to help creating employment in the research on energy sources, and to promote sustainable development by the introduction of solar energy sources. It will promote the replacement of fossil fuels by renewable energy sources.
The introduction of “cleaner” energy sources will help directly improve the quality of air, thus providing a healthier environment for the citizens of Bucharest and can help reduce the carbon monoxide emissions up to 10%.
The Agency will promote energy conservation, thus contributing to improve the standard of dwellings and the general comfort of the inhabitants. Improvements can also be made in the transportation sector, which is known to be a significant source of pollution, by encouraging the use of alternative means of transportation then cars, or the use of alternative sources, like gas or electric energy in transportation.

News

ManagEnergy Workshop: How can Energy Agencies make the most out of new opportunities?


Read about the ManagEnergy workshop, organized at the WSED 2020 focusing on New Opportunities for Energy Agencies.

Public Authorities Implementing Energy Efficiency Policies – PUBLENEF Conference


PUBLENEF’s final conference was the ideal frame to take stock of the current energy efficiency policies and discuss the upcoming changes and potential enhancements. The PUBLENEF Horizon 2020 project since February 2016 has been focusing on mobilising public authorities at local, regional and national level and connecting them.

Follow-up on the Covenant of Mayors workshop in Bucharest – 7 November 2017


  More than 70 participants joined the ´Energy Transition and Climate Mitigation : Local strategies and Support Policies´ workshop The videos and the presentations of Covenant of Mayors workshop organised in Bucharest (Romania) are now […]

The Covenant of Mayors workshop in Bucharest – 7th of November 2017


The videos and power-point presentations of the Covenant of Mayors workshop on 7 November 2017,  in Bucharest (Romania), are available. You can access now to all the information and pictures of the “Energy transition and adaptation […]

Best Practices

AEEPM: SPEEDIER – SME Program for Energy Efficiency through Delivery and implementation of EneRgy Audits


Find out about SPEEDIER, a European project which aims to address the barriers faced by Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that prevent them from undertaking energy audits and implementing the recommended energy-saving measures.

New elevators for thermally rehabilitated blocks in Bucharest sector 1


Sector 1 in the city of Bucharest is continuing its energy efficiency program for apartment blocks with the replacement of energy inefficient elevators for thermally rehabilitated buildings

Thermal Rehabilitation in Bucharest


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Bucharest District 1 to be the first Energy Efficient Municipality in Romania by 2020


The project will help Romania to meet its commitments related to improving energy efficiency, particularly to reach the EU 2020 target.

Publications

Implementing Energy Efficiency Measures


From building refurbishment to street lighting, discover the latest and most inspiring projects FEDARENE members have been working on to increase energy efficiency.

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.

Events

Publenef Webinar: Public-Private Partnerships For Energy Efficiency Policies


This webinar aims to discuss these questions among others and assist those considering to draft and implement ambitious local and regional EE policies and actions.

PUBLENEF Final Conference: Public Authorities Implementing Energy Efficiency Policies


Join the PUBLENEF final Conference during #EURegionsWeek on 10 October 2018 in Palais des Académies.

7th Regional Energy Conference


BEMF (Bulgarian Energy and Mining Forum) in partnership with ABEA, PUBLENEF and Srednogorie Industrial Cluster organise the 7th Regional Energy Conference “Bulgaria before the EU Presidency’2018: New energy policies”.

PUBLENEF – Financing local energy roadmaps


The PUBLENEF ‘Financing local energy roadmaps: special focus on the renovation challenge’ event will take place in Brussels (Belgium) on Thursday, 12 October 2017.