ManagEnergy is a technical support initiative of the Intelligent Energy - Europe (IEE) programme of the European Commission which aims to assist actors from the public sector and their advisers working on energy efficiency and renewable energy at the local and regional level.
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    Triple award for the young experts of Local Energy Agency of Osona

    Early October ManagEnergy visited the city of Vic, capital of Osona, a county north Barcelona. We discovered the work of the Local Energy Agency of Osona which four members are achieving astonishing results with their collective, smart and self-sustaining energy management approach. The agency has brought citizens a million euros worth of energy savings in the past four years. Not too bad for a county of 160 000 inhabitants.

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    Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency: Information Day

    The European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) organised an Information Day on the calls for energy efficiency under the Horizon 2020 programme on 12 December. The calls, that cover the categories Buildings & Consumers, Heating and Cooling, Industry and Products and Finance for Sustainable Energy, opened on 10 December.

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    Smilegov: multilevel governance

    Smilegov was built on the idea that cooperation between different levels of governance of islands (i.e. national, regional, local) can have a key role to play towards reaching the 20-20-20 EU goals in the area of energy and climate change.

  • European Commission gives first glimpse of Horizon 2020 funding for innovative finance projects

    The European Commission has given a first glimpse of the projects that will receive funding under the 2014 calls of Horizon 2020 on financing for sustainable energy (EE19, EE20, EE21). The European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) lifted a corner of the veil during the Information day for Horizon 2020 calls on energy efficiency on Friday 12 December.

  • Talkin' 'bout cogeneration

    Low carbon solutions for heating and cooling are coming to the fore. Speaking last Friday at Horizon 2020 (Energy Efficiency) Information Day on the 2015 calls, Marie Donnelly, Director of New and Renewable Sources of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Innovation at the European Commission’s DG Energy, reminded the audience that 46 % of the total energy consumed in Europe is used for the generation of heat for domestic or industrial purposes.

  • Osona Energy Agency: engaging municipalities for collective, sustainable finance

    Osona is a region north of Barcelona accounting for 51 municipalities and a population of 160 000 inhabitants. The Local Energy Agency of Osona (ALEO in its Catalan acronym) has a mandate to cut energy costs and CO2 emissions through energy efficiency measures and the development of renewable energy sources. Learn how they did it here.

  • European Commission embraces community energy

    An increasing number of communities across Europe aspire to produce locally generated energy, a development that has not gone unnoticed in Brussels. At ICLEI Europe’s 16th Breakfast at Sustainability’s, European Commission’s Klaus-Dieter Borchardt of DG Energy praised community energy for delivering on key objectives of the EU and having a positive impact on regions.


The European Commission invites you to participate in the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards. The 2015 competition is now open. Launched by the European Commission in 2006, the Awards highlight the best sustainable energy projects from across Europe.

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  • 24 Mar

    EnerTech Balkans
    Following the success of the 2014 edition we are pleased to announce that the 3rd annual Balkan Wind Power 2015 and HydroTech Balkans events will be now known as EnerTech Balkans. The event will cover hydro, wind and biomass energy deployment and finan...
  • 17 Jun

    3rd International Solar District Heating Conference
    This 2015 edition will focus on sharing international experiences on the realization and operation of SDH projects, so that newcomers in the field can benefit from international expertise. Related urban planning aspects and business models are importan...
  • 20 Jan

    ESCO Europe 2015
    ESCO Europe, 20-21 January 2015, is the only large scale event which deals exclusively with the ESCO model, bringing together the entire market under one roof from the buy side and the sell side. With close to 300 attendees, the 2 day conference is...

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