The twelfth Local Energy Forum and Working Group for Timişoara CONURBATION


User: Primăria Municipiului Timişoara

The twelfth  Local Energy Forum and Working Group  for  Timişoara CONURBATION was held on June 6, 2013 in the COMMUNITY OF DUDEŞTII NOI, Timiş County.

The event was hosted by The Town Hall of Dudeştii Noi  and it was attended by 11 participants – Mayor,  local councilors, public servants, public schools   and interested citizens, providing constructive results.

The Forum and Working groups were moderated by the Project Manager  Mrs Iudit BERE - SEMEREDI  with the support of the Dudeştii Noi Town Mayor - Mr. Alin Adrian NICA.

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 Dudeştii Noi, 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 involved in the working groups and invited to discuss about the most important topics for the sustainable development of the town: energy efficiency in  public and private buildings, public lighting, transport, energy consumption reduction and energy from renewable sources (RES). There were also discusses the possibilities to select and to implement in the future joint projects with Timişoara Municipality and to cooperate in the common field of interests.

During the forum and working goups, the main possibilities for Dudeştii Noi – a medium size local communitiy of Timişoara Growth Pole, 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 and working groups  is a list of proposals and ideas  for different measures  and actions which the Town Hall of Dudeştii Noi  will include in the Sustainable Energy Action Plan.