Representatives of 15 National Energy Agencies (Industry and SME areas), CINEA, the European Commission, UNIDO, MEDENER, Joint Research Centre, Green Industry Platform, Polytechnic University of Milan, Chamber of Commerce of Malta, and the European Energy Network, gathered in Rome for LEAP4SME’s international observatory on energy efficiency policies.
The observatory was a fantastic opportunity to discuss the state of national and European policies for SMEs, their barriers and enabling factors to unlock the enterprises’ energy efficiency potential; to look for links among SMEs and large enterprises policies; to discuss topics related to Energy Management Systems and Energy Audit policies/techniques for SMEs in view of EED requirements in 2022.
Agenda and presentations
|15 September 2022|
|14.30 - 17.00||Energy efficiency policies in SMEs
Assessment of energy consumptions at national levels for policy purposes; energy efficiency barriers; insights from the policy implementation; evaluation of national programmes; results of in-depth assessments in the Countries of Austria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, United Kingdom.
|View Key findings presentation|
|17.00 - 18.30||International programmes and initiatives for Industry, large enterprises and SMEs
Green Industry Platform and I-GO initiatives, UNIDO cooperation programmes for energy efficiency in developing countries, CINEA Life programme and results from EU funded projects on energy efficiency in industry & SME.
Uliveto Roof Garden, via Principe Amedeo, 4, Rome
|16 September 2022|
|9.45 - 11.15||Assessing, implementing and building effective policies for industry and SMEs in Europe
Results from LEAP4SME analysis and surveys; Energy efficiency policies in SME in South-Eastern Mediterranean Countries; Examples of programmes for the SME sector in Germany; in-depth assessments in the Countries of Austria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, United Kingdom
|11.15 - 11.30||Coffee break|
|11.30 - 12.45||Plans and techniques to save gas in industry and enterprises - Joint meeting with the EnR IWG
Save Gas for a Safe Winter; national plans on energy saving in industry and enterprises; the EnR study on national measures to save energy; industrial energy efficiency and measures to save gas in Lithuania.
|13.00 - 13.40||Lunch|
|13.40 - 15.40||The new architecture of Article 11 EED recast and national experiences in policy implementation
The new article 11 EED; article 8 policy implementation in Italy, Portugal and Sweden; barriers and challenges in managing energy audit obligation schemes in different Member States.