The Regulation for attestation of energy managers and auditors might be approved by the end of this month, said Daniela Barbu, Director of the Energy Efficiency Directorate (DEE), within the Minister of Economy, Energy and Business Environment (MEEMA). Speakers at the conference “Digitization and Energy Efficiency – suppliers, solutions, benefits”, organized on Tuesday, October 6, by Energynomics, Daniela Barbu presented the latest information on the Electric-UP program and answered questions from participants.
“We depend on an Emergency Ordinance that is about enter the discussion of the next Government meeting, maybe even on Monday [October 12, e.n.]; it has all the approvals from all the other ministries. As soon as we have [adopted]this Emergency Ordinance, we will release the regulations that will be approved by order of the minister”, stated Daniela Barbu.
She also called on those interested to mobilize to carry out and submit in a timely manner investment projects that could be financed with European money.
In the case of the Modernization Fund an announcement was posted on the ministry’s website and a list of investment projects is expected from the market before October 16, said the DEE director. For the Innovation Fund, the call for projects is open until November 29, and the projects are submitted directly to the European Commission. “We also posted on the ministry’s website all the useful information in this regard,” added Daniela Barbu.
She also said that the Directorate is having discussion with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for technical assistance with a view to concluding the legal form for energy performance contracts (EPCs), one of the demands much expected by companies, mainly those in the field of building renovation”.
The conference “Digitization and Energy Efficiency – suppliers, solutions, benefits” was organized by Energynomics, with the support of our partners: Euroelectric, Signify, Phoenix Contact.