Goals & responsibilities
dena promotes forward-looking approaches with new and intelligent ideas, the aim being to ensure that tangible successes can be achieved as quickly as possible in the effective improvement of energy efficiency and the efficient use of renewable energy sources. It operates actively from a position of independence and credibility, takes part in public debate, and has access both to the relevant market players and political decision makers. The German government incorporates dena's competencies into its strategy for sustainable development.
- Improvement in the rational use of energy
- Development of renewable energy sources
- Increase in innovative technologies for the rational conversion of energy
- Creation of energy efficiency markets
- Optimisation of energy systems
- Supporting the Energy Revolution as a strategic and market-oriented conversion partner
- Specialists (e.g. commerce, industry and trade)
- The end consumer
dena’s fields of activity
Campaigns & Initiatives which both inform and stimulate thought, and provide concrete examples of how to live and work in an energy-conscious fashion, e.g. the Initiative EnergieEffizienz.
Example: Initiative EnergieEffizienz.
Research & Strategies for a sustainable energy economy using energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and innovative, fossil-based power plant technologies.
Example: dena Distribution Grid Study.
Pilot Projects & Publications which make the principle of efficiency easy to understand and emulate in a wide range of areas.
Example: dena Solar Roofs Programme.
Consulting & Contracting which aims to stimulate cooperation between the various social powers and groups.
Example: Centre of Expertise for Contracting.
Labelling & Certification to help the consumer choose suitable products and to improve quality consciousness in the manufacturer, retailer and custome.
Example: dena Efficient House Quality Mark..
Events & Networking which communicate the principle of energy efficiency at a national and international level.
Example: dena Energy Efficiency Congress.