SHERPA Greek National Seminar - 3rd of December in Athens (EL)

The Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and the Region of Crete, Greek partners of SHERPA, organised the Greek National Transferring Seminar of the project in Athens on 3 December 2018.

The event was titled «Integrated strategies for the energy renovation of public buildings in the Mediterranean» and was attended by ~50 people representing a variety of Greek public administrations at various levels (national, regional, local) as well as other interested stakeholders. Indicative participants included: the Ministry of Environment & Energy, the Ministry of Culture & Sports, the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport & Networks, the Ministry of Defence, the Region of Western Greece, the Region of Ionian Islands, the Municipalities of Fyli, Hersonissos, Kozani, Agios Dimitrios, the EGTC Efxini Poli, as well as other representatives of public and private entities. 

The first session of the Seminar started with an overview of the SHERPA objectives and activities by Mr Xavier Martί from the Regional Government of Catalonia, Lead Partner of SHERPA. It then focused, through presentations by CRES and the Region of Crete, on the implementation of the project in Greece and the results of the testing phase in the pilot Region of Crete, and was concluded with a presentation by CRES of the transferring-capitalisation activities that will take place in the coming months, aiming to engage as many public authorities as possible, as observers and/or implementers. In the next session, good practices of energy saving in public buildings were presented by three Greek Municipalities. Finally, in the last session, representatives of CRES presented the activities of other European co-financed projects in the thematic of energy efficiency in buildings, with a view to exploring synergies with SHERPA.

For more information regarding the SHERPA project implementation in Greece, please contact the project teams at CRES (sherpa@cres.gr) and the Region of Crete (sherpaproject@crete.gov.gr).