On 16-18 of November 2016, SOFENA organized and conducted a 3-day specialized training on energy efficiency to the officials of the Municipal Administration of Sandanski in the village of. Chernevtsi, Gabrovo region.
Within the curriculum the technical experts of MA Sandanski got acquainted with the best practices of Gabrovo Municipality and exchanged experience and information on the renovation of buildings, efficient street lighting, green public procurement, etc. Continue reading

On 26-27 October 2016 in Budapest, Hungary, the first periodic meeting of the project START2ACT financed by Horizon 2020 was held. The project aim is to reduce energy consumption in buildings, focusing on consumer behavior in their daily lives through actions on their job places. Major area of ??intervention is the office equipment whose energy consumption in the businesses at present amounts to about 15 percent of the total consumption, and by 2020 within the EU it is expected to double. Continue reading

On 20-21 October 2016, in the town of Panevezys, Lithuania, was launched the implementation of SMARTEL project co-financed by Erasmus + Programme.
The aim of the SMARTEL project is to develop advanced educational resources and materials for vocational education and training for electricians, emphasizing the need for skills in digital and green area. The project partners are representatives of the vocational education and training in smart metering and automation in buildings, in the field of research and innovation, and industry representatives. Continue reading

The award ceremony of the winners in the international competition for saving energy “European employees` climate cup” was held on 11.07.2016 in Brussels organized within the project EECC under the program “Intelligent Energy Europe”. Our country was presented by 2 companies “Denkstatt Bulgaria” LTD and “BSK-Comersconsult” LTD.
For one year from May 2015 to May 2016, in the competition over 175 companies from 10 countries took part, including Germany, France, Italy, Malta, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Austria, Denmark, Ireland and Spain.

21 Bulgarian companies took part in the competition They were from the following cities: Sofia, Varna, Plovdiv and Stamboliyski and from different sectors of the economy, including IT sector, production of underwear, consultancy services, studies on gas fields, etc. They have implemented energy saving measures in their offices and totally managed to save over 60% electricity for this one year, result that led to significant cost savings. Among the national level winners are companies as: “Denkstatt Bulgaria” LTD; “BSK-Comersconsult” LTD; ARC FUND; “Petroceltic” Ltd.; “Biju 2009” ltd; “Atlas Consulting” ltd, etc.
The indisputable national winner is “Denkstatt Bulgaria” ltd., with a reduction of 43% energy consumption per one year. They took the second place on the European level, as only one German company “Kaneo GmbH” succeed in overtaking them.

Utility-Scale PV: Technology, Markets & Financing, Production & Development
25th and 26th January 2010, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe
PV Power Plants is Europe?s first conference focusing exclusively on the “Large Solar Power Plant” market segment – that for systems requiring very high capital investment.
For the first time in this market segment – solar power plants from 500kWp upwards – PV Power Plants will address the crucial issues in a single event: the technology, project development and implementation, quality assurance, legal frameworks, financing, markets for large-scale facilities and their development, security and insurance.
Plenary sessions will be offered together with workshops in parallel sessions and discussion forums. The conference language will be English.
Please find further information on www.solarpraxis.de.
Contact and informations:
Solarpraxis AG
Miriam Hegner, Head of the Conference Department
Phone: +49 (0) 30/72 62 96 – 304
E-mail: miriam.hegner@solarpraxis.de

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