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Norwegian know-how for energy efficiency

Representatives of Bulgarian municipalities to visit Oslo

The Foundation Vision for Science and Technology Growth and Oslo International Hub are organising on 18 and 19 October 2017 Seminar and networking meetings for sharing know-how, professional experience and achievements and partner search in the area of BG04 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programme. 
Representatives of 22 Bulgarian municipalities and one regional administration will visit Oslo in order to find partners for projects to be implemented under European Economc Area and Norway Grants 2014-2021 in the Area of Support Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Energy Security, for which EUR 28 million are allocated. Partners for management of this programme will be Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE).

The topics for the meetings are:

  1. Use of geothermal energy (heating / cooling) in buildings;
  2. Improvement of energy efficiency in existing buildings to achieve Class A and implementation of pilot projects for buildings with almost zero energy consumption;
  3. Rehabilitation and modernization of street lighting - Smart lighting;
  4. Monitoring of energy consumption in municipal buildings.

The event is financed under the BG04 Program "Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy", the Bilateral Relations Fund financed by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014.