The fourth Local Energy Forum and Working Group for Timişoara CONURBATION


User: Primăria Municipiului Timişoara

The fourth Local Energy Forum and Working Group  for  Timişoara CONURBATION was held on 18th  December 2012 in the COMMUNITY OF DUMBRĂVIŢA, Timiş County.

The event was hosted by The Town Hall of Dumbrăviţa and it was attended by 30 participants – Mayor, local councilors, public servants, Giarmata and Pişchia Town Halls representatives, teachers, local economy representatives, local association, local police representatives, consultancy companies and interested citizens, providing constructive results.

The Forum and Working groups were moderated by the Project Manager  Mrs. Iudit BERE SEMEREDI and  by Mrs. Aida SZILAGYI, Expert consultant from 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 Dumbrăviţa 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   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 four working groups and invited to discuss about the most important topics in Dumbrăviţa: energy efficiency in  public and private buildings, public lighting, transport and energy consumption reduction and energy from renewable sources (RES).

During the forum and working goups, the main possibilities for Dumbrăviţa – 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 (public) 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 is a list of different measures  and actions which the Town Hall of Dumbrăviţa  will include in its Sustainable Energy Action Plan: