dena holds EnR presidency

Since February 2016, dena has been holding the presidency of the European Energy Network (EnR). What are dena's aims during the one-year term? And what, in fact, are the aims of the European network of national energy agencies?

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As a centre of expertise for energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and smart energy systems, dena is also active abroad. The agency aims to approach the energy turnaround at the international level, place German technologies and expertise and adapt them to local conditions, and develop energy efficiency markets.

dena’s activities focus on the Chinese, RussianCentral Asian, Turkey and French markets.

Stepping up European cooperation

The long-term success of the energy transition crucially depends on European cooperation. dena is therefore an active member not only of the German-French Energy Transition Platform but also of the European Energy Network (EnR). In February 2016, dena assumed the one-year presidency of the EnR.

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14.06.2016  Implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement: German and French companies are ready in the starting blocks Politicians and industry discuss company approaches to achieving climate goals/ Fraunhofer IWES und ARMINES win the Franco–German Innovation Award for Renewable Energies read more

01.06.2016  Eco-Cities in China: dena cooperating with the city of Deyang High-tech zone introduces energy and climate protection management read more

24.05.2016  Ukraine: dena nominates 20 projects for building refurbishment More than 500 home owners took part in the selection process/First step towards a national funding programme read more

02.05.2016  Building energy efficiency ‘made in Germany’: great interest in the series of events in southern Russia At the end of April, Russian and German experts met in Krasnodar and Stavropol to discuss the topic of ‘building energy efficiency made in Germany’. The organisers were the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena), German Energy Agency, and the Russian Energy Agency (REA). The roadshow events were supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. read more