OÖ Energiesparverband


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


The International Clean Energy Challenge – Solved!

As Europe was being hit by a record-breaking heat wave, 64 young professionals and researchers from all over the world were brought together in the Austrian Alps to tackle real-life challenges related to the clean energy transition.

Interview with Christiane Egger, Jury Member of Roger Léron Award

“There are many people out there putting a lot of passion, energy, and devotion into transforming our energy systems – Roger Léron was one of them. The Roger Léron Award was therefore created to bring these valuable people to light and acknowledging their contributions”, stated Christiane Egger.

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.

Join the PROSPECT peer-to-peer learning programme

Are you a local/regional authority or an energy agency eager to meet and share with your peers on innovative financing? Then the PROSPECT peer-to-peer learning programme is for you!

Best Practices

OÖ Energiesparverband shares best practices on EPC streetlighting

OÖ Energiesparverband spreads its best practices on EPC streetlighting with Greek and Ukranian municipalities through PROSPECT.

Upper Austria’s GEP program: From strategy to implementation

To overcome the barriers to energy-related investments in the public sector, Upper Austria has implemented the regional «Gemeinde-Energie-Programm» (GEP), designed to make best use of the strengths found in the region’s small municipalities.

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) […]


FEDARENE INFO 46 – Focus on Funding Sustainable Energy

Our 2019 Spring Edition of the FEDARENE Info is out! This season, we focus on the available programmes and tools to finance sustainable energy, and what implications will the EU negotiations on the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) have on EU energy projects and objectives.


In this policy brief, energy efficiency experts share their insight on the conditions and main drivers to consider when attempting to up-scale energy efficiency projects. The roadmap leaders from Ireland (Tipperary Energy Agency) and Austria (OÖ Energiesparverband) explain how they managed to unlock sustainable energy investments at local and regional level by up-scaling small projects into larger programmes supporting energy efficiency investments.

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 […]


International Clean Energy Challenge: an event for young professionals

OÖ Energiesparverband is inviting young professionals interested in the energy transition to a novel type of event in summer in Austria: the International Clean Energy Challenge!

Master Class Module 2: Application Now open

We are please to announce that the Module 2 of our ManagEnergy Master Classes is now open for application.

International Training Seminar Biomass Heating

Market development and technologies – from 3 to 6 December 2018 in Linz/Austria.

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.