Bucharest Energy and Environment Agency
- Ion DOGEANU
Address224 calea victoriei, et.3, ap.12, 010099 Bucharest, ROMANIA
- Phone : +4 037 810 4834
- Website : www.managenergy.ro
The Local Energy Agency of Bucharest (Agentia pentru Eficienta Energetica si Protectia Mediului Bucuresti – AEEPM) is an independent, apolitical, legal entity with its own statutes, established as a public not-for-profit (public NGO). AEEPM currently comprises 4 members:
• the municipality of Bucharest District 1 Local Council;
• UGIR (Confederation of Romanian Industrial Employers);
• As. de Proprietari IDH 25 Bucuresti (Private Housing Owners association);
• Mr. Ion DOGEANU (energy expert).
The creation of the Agency as a not-for-profit organisation (public NGO) is an initiative of the Bucharest District 1 Local Council, in accordance with the Government Ordinance no. 26/31.01.2000 and with the provisions of “IEE-06-159-Energy Management Agency Bucharest Sector 1 setup”, hereinafter “Founding project” co-funded by the European Commission through grant agreement EIE/TYPE2/06/159/S12.442669.
Purpose of the Association
The Association operates for the public interest, helping local authorities in the District 1 of Bucharest assess their local energy and environmental issues, and then formulate strategies to address these issues. Working closely with local communities, the agency is a key partner of the Romanian Municipalities Association (AMR – www.amr.ro) helping them define Energy policies and represent the Association at European working groups. Every project managed by the Agency has a Project Board comprising a representative from each stakeholder group involved in the project, as well as an Advisory Board and a Technical & Financial Audit Board. Moreover, AEEPM is involved in several European projects regarding Energy Efficiency and Renewable Sources, which follow their own set of rules.
Topics addressed by the association
General Purpose of the Agency:
• Support the local communities in becoming more sustainable through better energy management;
• Work with other agencies in Europe to exchange expertise and best practices;
• Promote the local interests at regional, national, European and international levels