Local Energy Agency Spodnje Podravje, institute for promotion of sustainable energy development, has been established by the Municipality of Ptuj in 2008 within the project "Establishment of 4 local energy management agencies in Córdoba (ES), Krško (SI), Bucharest (RO) and Ptuj (SI)", co-financed by the Intelligent Energy Programme.
The Agency is located in Ptuj which is the oldest town in Slovenia and it acts in a region where are located 30 municipalities with approximately 180.000 inhabitants. Its main objectives are:
LEA Spodnje Podravje is enhancing the sustainable energy development of the Spodnje Podravje region with the developing projects, studies, documents. LEA Spodnje Podravje assist municipalities to find the financial sources for projects and investments in energy sector, to control implementation (technical supervision) and to transfer sustainable energy technologies from universities, institutes, companies, especially from EU countries in order to find appropriate, sustainable and economically feasible measures to decrease energy consumption, to increase energy efficiency and to implement renewable energy sources.
The EU Energy Efficiency First (EE1st) principle has addressed to some extent in the National Energy and Climate Plans; however, when it comes to the regional and local governance levels, this principle is not yet explicit in the public debate...Read more
CSSC Lab will prepare the ground for accelerating the up-take of CSSC solutions by Danube region cities which is at very low level because of public authorities possess little knowledge and shy the risks of investment...Read more
The main goal of the CEESEU project is to build the capacity of public administrators in Central and Eastern Europe to develop Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAPs)...Read more
The STRIDE project aims to provide through knowledge transfer and development of planning tools, a comprehensive support for regional/local policy makers for the improvement of energy planning....Read more
SMEs form the backbone of the economy, however, their potential for energy efficiency and renewable energy use remains untapped...Read more
In Central Europe large part of the existing building stock was built before 1970 thus its performance is not in line with the required standards. Renovation of buildings emerges as an urgent issue, but while incentives are provided to private investors, public buildings renovation is difficult as Local Authorities (LA) face severe limitations of budget...Read more
It is estimated that buildings contribute as much as one third of total European Union greenhouse gas emissions, primarily through the use of fossil fuels and natural gas to cover heating, cooling and electricity needs of buildings.Read more
The aim of PANEL 2050 project is to create durable and replicable sustainable energy networks at local (municipality/community) level, where relevant local stakeholders collaborate for the creation of a local energy visions, strategies and action plans for the transition towards low carbon communities in 2050.Read more
ZEROCO2 continues on its decarbonisation journey...Read more
On the 21st November 2022, the Interreg Danube STRIDE project held their Final Conference...Read more
From 2016 to 2020, the Interreg Europe ZEROCO2 project defined Near Zero CO2 Emission Buildings due to energy use (NZCO2EB). The project presented various benefits, which resulted from various types of building.Read more
The STRIDE project consortium is pleased to invite you to the PUBLIC KICK-OFF event to be held on 5. November 2020 at 12.00 CET...Read more
On the 18th of May 2020, the Monitoring Committee of the Interreg Danube Transnational Programme approved (under conditions) 35 new projects within the programme’s third call for proposals...Read more