'Energy Efficiency Fund' mentoring in PROSPECT Learning Cycle 2

The Mentor ‘Energy Efficiency Fund (Bulgaria)’ and Mentees ‘Municipality of Antwerp (Belgium)’ and ‘OEste Region (Portugal)’ participated in the 2nd Cycle of the PROSPECT Learning Programme, constituting the 1st Group for Public Lighting. The peer learning activities were focalised on Lending to ESCOs financing scheme. +Mentors' Corner

During Step 1 of the Learning Programme, an online session took place on the 3rd of June 2019, where the mentor presented seven projects where the financing scheme was successfully implemented. The resulted decrease of energy consumption as of September 2018 was at 29,250 MWh/year with a corresponding greenhouse-gas decrease emissions at 90,339 t.CO2eq. per year.

During Step 2 of the Learning Programme, a second online session took place on the 23rd of June 2019 and Mentee representatives had the opportunity to present their own projects to each other and the mentor, related to Lending to ESCOs financing scheme in public lighting. They, also, pointed out their specific needs as well as the learning objectives and experiences that they want to gain.


The Mentees visited the Energy Efficiency Fund in Sofia, Bulgaria to learn about best practices for Public Lighting

During Step 3 , a two-day site visit was organised on the 10th and the 11th of July 2019, in Sofia and Sozopol in Bulgaria. The main objective was to deepen the mentees’ know-how on projects targeted at energy-efficient lighting refurbishment of buildings and the financing scheme used in the implementation.


Replication/Transferability

The 4th and last Step of the Programme will include an online session dedicated to the assessment and evaluation of the peer learning activities.

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