First Local Energy Forum and Working Groups in TIMISOARA CONURBATION


User: Primăria Municipiului Timişoara

The first Local Energy Forum  and Working group for  Timişoara CONURBATION was held on 12th  December 2012 in the COMMUNITY OF ŞAG, Timiş County.

The event was hosted by The Town Hall of Şag and it was attended by 28 participants – Mayor, Deputy mayor, Town secretary,  local councilors, public servants, teachers and interested citizens,  providing constructive results.

Members from CONURBANT Project implementation teams from Dumbrăviţa and Giarmata Towns attended to the event too.

The Forum and working group were moderated by the Project Manager Mrs Iudit BERE – SEMEREDI and  by Mrs Gabriela – Magdolna FISTIŞ, Expert consultant and Managing Director of DENKSTATT ROMANIA S.R.L. Timişoara.   

The event provides the opportunity to present to participants an overview of CONURBANT project, its activities, objective and goals, to remind all the activities (realized and  proposed) in the frame of projects and to prepare the participants to have inputs in defining objectives, proposals for measures and actions for the  draft of Sustainable Energy Action Plan.

The event started with a presentation  of the CONURBANT Project, the activities done in the frame of project, the objectives of the Covenant of Mayors.

After a detailed presentation of the Baseline Emission Inventory, developed for Şag Town, the  relevant sectors, responsible for massive CO2 emissions, the main areas of intervention and  the further steps in  SEAP development were presented.

Timisoara Municipality team members gave the necessary assistance and support to the participants in order to reveal and launch the best ideas, to propose and promote activities in the field of sustainable energy at local level.

The participants  were divided into two  working groups and invited to discuss about the  most important topics in Şag Comunity: energy efficiency in buildings - public and residential, public lighting, transport and energy - RES.

During the forum and working groups the main possibilities for ŞAG – a large local community, in order to become more sustainable, more attractive for investors and to rise the quality of inhabitant’s life, were discussed and analyzed: energy reduction on local and residential sectors in order to reduce CO2 emissions, energy efficiency,  mobility and  sustainable transport, agriculture and green spaces,  energy production and RES solutions implementation.

An other important topic discussed during the event was the communication and awareness of citizens regarding lower energy consumption and the responsibility of the civil society in the future implementation of SEAP.

The outcome of the forum and working groups is a list of different measures  and actions which the Town Hall of Şag  will include in its Sustainable Energy Action Plan:

The next LOCAL ENERGY FORUMS in TIMIŞOARA CONURBATION  will be organized as follows:

Moşniţa Nouă – 13th December 2012

Ghiroda – 17th December 2012

Dumbrăviţa – 18th December 2012