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NALAS Task Force

on Energy Efficiency
Activity Report 2008

Hosted by:

Association of Kosovo Municipalities


•Task force established, two meetings took place

•Energy challenges in South-East Europe


identified, task force priorities set

•One comprehensive project idea developed, with


broad coverage – affecting citizens, local
authorities, states and international organizations

•Contacts with possible new partners established;


joint activities and close cooperation likely with
the United Nations Economic Commission for
Europe, the Regional Cooperation Council and
REUNER
NALAS Task Force on
ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Energy challenges in South East Europe

• Incomplete legal framework and lack of by-laws;


• Missing local energy strategies, no baseline data on consumption;
• Waste of energy;
• Unsatisfactory collection rates;
• Unacceptable air pollution; mitigation GHG emissions
• Unsatisfactory use of renewable energy sources;
• Low public awareness;
• Missing scientific capacity and expertise.
• Upcoming NALAS task force initiatives

Component 1: Pilot projects of NALAS members

1. Low Energy (School) Building with public awareness

2. Heating/cooling with renewable sources

3. Street lighting

Component 2: Crosscutting activities

1. Compilation of model municipal policies and state regulations

2. Best Practices (pilot experience)

3. Rating System / Awards

4. EE event / Fair at each country

5. International conference / networking