Energy management project launched in municipalities


December 13, 2015





December 13, 2015




Energy managers, who are to be introduced, could help save about EUR 100,000 a year in municipalities and cities, said Miloš Banjac, assistant energy minister responsible for energy efficiency and renewable energy sources, Tanjug agency said. With additional training, 49% of the municipalities could have current employees as energy managers, 31% already does have them, while the remaining local authorities have no people who could do the job, he added.

The assistant minister expressed hope a law on rational energy use will be adopted by the end of the year, according to a report published in Blic daily. The introduction of and energy management system will happen in enterprises and in municipal units with over 20,000 inhabitants, he underscored.

The Ministry of Mining and Energy and the The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an introductory workshop at the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, officially starting a project called ‘Removing Barriers to Promote and Support Energy Management in Serbia’. Grants will be combined with the budget fund for energy efficiency and will be implemented by the Ministry of Energy and Mining in close cooperation with UNDP.

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