The Czech Training workshop with the title “Training on Energy Efficiency Projects Assessment Tool took place on November 4th from 9.30 - 12:00 (CET). Participants had the opportunity to learn about the Standardised Triple-A Tools that would facilitate investments into energy efficiency.

The training was opened by a presentation titled “Risk mitigation of EE projects: Greek experience” by Dr. Yannis Konsolas, Senior Manager at the Development & Sustainable Banking and Bank Relations Unit of Piraeus Bank, Greece.

Participants used the opportunity to have a peer-to-peer exchange of experience with the Greek banker and compared the realities of sustainable projects in both Countries.

Then, the Standardised Triple-A Tools and Database were presented with a template project being input to the Tools and the assessment procedure briefly explained. A presentation followed on the current status of new programme period by Dr. Miroslav Honzík, an administrator of the new OP TAK programme at the Ministry of Industry and Trade and an expert on energy efficiency. With allocation of more than CZK 13 billion, the energy efficiency priority action of the OP TAK programme is a key public support scheme for the commercial and industrial buildings.