Energy Efficiency & Renewables 16 – 18.04.2019
Energy Efficiency & Renewables 16 – 18.04.2019

15th South-East European Еnergy Efficiency & Renewables Conference
Program 2019

Seminar Hall, Pavilion 6, IEC Sofia
16 April


  • Seminar of the Center for Energy Efficiency EnЕffect
    • Policies and financial instruments for energy efficient building renovation - dr. Dragomir Tzanev, EnEffect
    • Energy audits - opportunities and good practices. Individual road maps for building upgrades - eng. Alexander Stankov, EnEffect
    • The mistakes of the building site - what do we know that (we still) do not know? - arch. Alexander Genchev, SolAir Architects
    • Innovative study programs in the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG). The Fit-to-NZEB project - assoc. prof. dr. arch. Stoyanka Ivanova, UACEG
    • Good practices in the professional training of construction workers. Possibilities for certification and additional professional qualifications - dr. Dragomir Tsanev, EnEffect
    • Demonstration: innovative materials and techniques for achievement of optimal air density. Methods of measurement
      *The seminar will be held in Bulgarian.

  • BigSolar - project reaches hundreds of thousands of people - Hrvoje Milosevic, Head of Sales, S.O.L.I.D. Gesellschaft für Solarinstallation und Design mbH, Austria

  • Transferring of heating from different sources. Economizers and heat recovery units. Presentation of new calculation software and correct selection of heat exchangers - eng. Lyubomir Stoyanov, SeCesPol - CZ, s.r.o., Czech Republic

Ruen Hall, Congress Center, IEC Sofia
16 April


Green Energy Investment Forum
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation
BSEC – Green Energy Network


09.30 – Registration

09.45 – Welcome Address

  • Amb. Michael B. CHRISTIDES, Secretary General of BSEC–PERMIS
  • Representative of the BSEC Bulgarian Chairmanship-in-Office (tbc)

10.00 – PART 1: Policy dialogue
- Green Energy Perspectives in Bulgaria – Minister/Deputy Minister of Energy of Bulgaria (tbc)


  • Prof. Dimitrios MAVRAKIS, Coordinator of BSEC – Green Energy Network
  • Mr. Tsvetan SIMEONOV, President of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chairman-in-Office of the BSEC Business Council
  • Mr. Radosvet RADEV, President of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (tbc)
  • Representative of the European Commission (tbc)
  • Representative of a local authority (mayor) (tbc)
  • Member of the academic community (professor from a technical university) (tbc)

11.45 - Coffee break

12.00 - PART 2: Green Funding Mechanisms


  • Mr. Andi ARANITASI, Associate Director, European Bank for Reconstruction, Sofia
  • Representative of the European Investment Bank
  • Representative of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

13.15 - PART 3: Conclusions and Recommendations

  • Amb. Traian CHEBELEU, Deputy Secretary General of BSEC-PERMIS

13.30 - End of the Forum

Ruen Hall, Congress Center, IEC Sofia
17 April



Energy Agency of Plovdiv

  • Round table with an emphasis on barriers and legislative change options to facilitate the wider deployment of photovoltaic buildings and the integration of energy storage systems in the context of buildings with near zero consumption.
  • Round table on energy poverty in Bulgaria, which will discuss the problem of the use of solid fuels for heating and inefficient heating appliances.
    *The seminar will be held in Bulgarian.

Ruen Hall, Congress Center, IEC Sofia
18 April

  • Training on the GSS-VET project by the Chamber of Installation Specialists in Bulgaria, Energy Center Sofia, European Labor Institute, Technical University Sofia 
    *The seminar will be held in Bulgarian.


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