Strategic AG9 event: Energy efficiency in enterprises in the EUSALP macro-region

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Background information

The promotion of energy efficiency measures in the economic sector in the EUSALP macro-region is a strategic goal of EUSALP Action Group 9 that has the mission "to make the territory a model region for energy efficiency and renewable energy". On March 21 and 22, 2019, decision-makers, energy agencies, civil society, administrations, businesses and their associations and R&D will gather in Bolzano to discuss strategic steps of the EUSALP to support and promote energy efficiency in enterprises. Together, participants will concretize a wider trend-setting framework that will foster and support energy efficiency policies in the macro-region with the aim of making its economy more competitive and sustainable while creating new opportunities for the green economy sector. The event is organized by EUSALP Action Group 9 and under the patronage of the Italian EUSALP Presidency chaired by the Region of Lombardy.



Participation in the event is free of charge. Prior online registration is necessary.

Online registration is open.



Day 1, 21.03.2019, 10:00-18:00

10:00-13:00: Site visits, Visit of local good practice examples in the field of “energy efficiency in the local economy"

13:00-18:00: Workshop “A shared vision for energy efficient enterprises in the EUSALP”

Pitching Session

Supporting enterprises in becoming more energy-efficient:  the Po Valley regions expectations in the project LIFE IP PREPAIR

Sara Verones, Agency for Water Resources and Energy of the Autonomous Province of Trento


Key elements for successful funding of energy efficiency measures

Petra Lackner, Austrian Energy Agency


Stakeholder involvement in energy efficiency progammes: Lessons learned

Lorenz Neher, Energy Agency St. Gallen


Recommendations for strengthening macro-regional cooperation in the field of energy efficiency for enterprises

Nicole Hartl, Austrian Energy Agency


Day 2, 22.03.2019, 09:00-14:00

Conference day


Further programme details will be updated on a regular basis on this website.


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