Monthly Archives: October 2017

Within the framework of SMARTEL project, Sofia Energy Agency will host the third partnership meeting in Sofia. Representatives of the University of Panevezys, as well as members of various vocational training centers from Spain, Lithuania, Greece and Belgium, will gather on 23.10.2017 at the Training Center for Energy Efficiency and RES in Buildings at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG) to discuss the progress in implementing the project objectives, such as: modernizing vocational education and training (VET) for electricians; overcoming the lack of intelligence-measurement programs and training courses, as well as home automation skills and competences.

The meeting is supported by EnEffect, that kindly provide the Learning Center hall, established under the European Train-to-NZEB project, funded by the “Horizon”2020 Program (

There are trainings in the Center for construction specialists, installers and others interested in the concept of passive and almost nearly zero energy buildings.

A program of the event can be found here: SMARTEL_3rd Project Meeting Agenda

For more information:

Now, when the summer is over and we are all at work, we have a great opportunity to acquire new energy-efficient habits in our everyday lives.

Almost every type of business relies on some equipment that helps to the work efficiently, and each company could use this equipment more effectively. Every manager and employee can contribute in saving energy and money from office equipment by introducing minor changes on how it is used at the workplace.

That is why we invite all companies wishing to participate in the autumn energy saving competition at the workplace within the START2ACT project!

You can win an Amazon Fire Tablet!

How to get involved?


Take a photo or video about how your company reduces the energy consumption of your equipment!


Describe the actions – with just one sentence or a short paragraph.


Send them to @ START2ACT by using #S2Achallenge on Twitter, Facebook or email at:

The competition starts now and will end on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

Each participating company will receive a startup energy saving package START2ACT!

For more information:

Find us on Facebook