Sustainable energy & Covenant of Mayors in our cities. Capacity Building Workshop in Budapest

ENERGIAKLUB and Energy Cities organises a full day workshop for municipalities on the Covenant of Mayors ( initiative. The goal of the workshop is to promote the initiative and assist signatories in their efforts to fulfill their sustainable energy goals.

Date:  22th of March 2011

Place: BudapestCapital, Municipal Council, Hungary

Address: 1056 Budapest, Váci Street 62-64. 2nd floor

Who should participate?

  • Local authorities: elected representatives along with their energy managers
  • Local and regional energy agencies
  • Relevant key organizationsto facilitate the Covenant implementation in Hungary (institutions and networks of local authorities and energy managers etc.)

Organisers:  Energy Cities, ENERGIAKLUB Climate Policy Institute and Applied Communications with the supportof the European Commission in the framework of the ManagEnergy initiative

Learn more on effective local energy management

Allocate and manage sufficient human capacities within your city’s administration (e.g. create a position of local energy manager/energy management unit).

Prepare Baseline Emissions Inventory (BEI) and develop a Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) for your city’s territory.

Involve local stakeholders and citizens in the development, implementation and monitoring of your SEAP – aligning their actions with common local objectives.

Finance the actions featured in your SEAPthrough innovative financing mechanisms

Exchange experiences

…on the implementation of the Covenant of Mayors in Hungary: among Signatories and interested local authorities, energy and regional development agencies, and national institutions in order to bring the case of local sustainable energy management further.

Invited guests: Representatives of relevant national institutions, regional and local energy and development agencies, national and international experts.