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Project title Energy Days in Montenegro
Key words energy efficiency, citizens, construction, dialogue, awareness, recommendations
Aim of the project The overall aim of the project was to increase energy usage efficiency, especially in construction, in order to contribute to the quality of life of citizens of Montenegro.

In order to achieve the set aim EXPEDITIO, in cooperation with partners from public, NGO and business sectors, as well as media, conducted the following activities:

Making recommendations for revising legislative framework towards energy oriented and economy enhancing regulations, paying special attention to international standards in energy saving, especially regulations of the European Union.

Raising awareness of the necessity and possibilities for saving energy in urban areas, as well as raising the level of education and information of citizens of Montenegro on possibilities for increasing energy efficiency in Montenegro

Improving and encouraging dialogue and partnership between business and NGO sectors, in order to contribute to a greater involvement of the business sector in the process of increasing energy efficiency in Montenegro.

Outcomes / results

Round table discussion about energy efficiently in the construction sector in Montenegro

Panels that promote energy efficiency, distributed to all municipalities in Montenegro

Promotional leaflet “Energy Days in Montenegro”

Electronic bulletins treating the topic of sustainable building and energy efficiency

Document “Compliance of legal framework in Montenegro with international standards in the field of energy efficiency in construction sector”

Creating and updating a DATABASE and website  http://www.greenexpeditio.org/

Lecture “Bioclimatic Architecture – How to Build Energy Efficient Houses”

Lighting a Botanical garden in Kolašin with solar lights and placing information tablets for plant species



Ministry of Economic Development of Montenegro, Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency Unit

NGO Montenegro Business Alliance (MBA), Podgorica

NGO “Natura”, Kolasin

Radio OZON, Kolasin

Role of Expeditio Lead partner
Duration and period 2007 till 2008
Donors Funded within the SECTOR programme of the Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) www.rec.org. The programme was financed by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).
Budget  EUR 9,000.00
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