Energy Efficiency

Grants awarded for energy efficiency audits of 80 public buildings in Vojvodina

grants

Photo: Provincial government

Published

September 5, 2019

Country

Comments

0

Share

Published:

September 5, 2019

Country:

Comments:

0

Share

The government of the province of Vojvodina has awarded 20 municipalities with grants to conduct energy efficiency audits of 80 public buildings, mainly elementary schools and kindergartens, according to a press release from the government of the province of Vojvodina.

The grants are part of a EUR 100,000 project funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) under a Memorandum of Understanding signed in July with the Secretariat for Energy, Construction, and Transportation of the provincial government.

Vojvodina Deputy Prime Minister Đorđe Milićević said the grants mark the beginning of years-long effort to conduct energy efficiency audits at all 3,000 public buildings in Vojvodina.

The grants were awarded for 42 educational institutions, 11 public administration buildings, 11 health facilities, five social care facilities, five cultural facilities, two spa and sports facilities, one bus station and one police station.

The project will be implemented in the municipalities of Apatin, Bač, Bačka Palanka, Bački Petrovac, Bela Crkva, Beočin, Vrčac, Vrbas, Zrenjanin, Irig, Kanjiža, Kula, Mali Iđoš, Novi Kneževac, Novi Sad, Pančevo, Senta, Srbobran, Subotica, and Šid.

Milićević said the project will enable energy savings, reduce environmental pollution, and provide greater comfort for users of these facilities. He noted that the provincial government has allocated RSD 1.2 billion (about EUR 12.8 million) over the past three years to improve the energy efficiency of public buildings in Vojvodina.

In April this year, the provincial government adopted the Declaration on Environmental Protection, which includes the end of coal and heating oil use in public buildings.

Comments (0)

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Enter Your Comment

Please wait... Please fill in the required fields. There seems to be an error, please refresh the page and try again. Your comment has been sent.

Related Articles

Slovenia s Idrija battery storage smart town

Slovenia’s Idrija installing battery storage to become smart town

07 May 2021 - With storage and distribution management from the NEDO project, Idrija will be able to maintain the power supply for priority services during outages

Serbia starts drafting national energy and climate plan

Serbia starts drafting national energy and climate plan

23 April 2021 - The Ministry of Mining and Energy has launched a project called the Further Capacity Development for Energy Planning, which will include the drafting of a NECP.

Serbia adopts four laws on energy mining

Serbia adopts four laws on energy, mining

21 April 2021 - The National Assembly has endorsed the law on renewables, the law on energy efficiency, the law on energy and the law on mining.

First 100 households Sarajevo subsidies abandon coal heating

First 100 households in Sarajevo get subsidies to abandon coal in heating

20 April 2021 - The Sarajevo Canton picked 77 beneficiaries that will install wood pellet furnaces and 27 are setting up heat pumps instead of coal for heating