INOGATE project launches activities in Azerbaijan13.02.2012 10:19
Highlights of the six-day visit include the signing of agreements with Azerbaijani counterparts on energy efficient technologies.
A number of meetings were held within the framework of the visit, with representatives from the Ministry of Industry and Energy of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Economic Development, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan among others.
A particularly constructive meeting took place with the City Administration of Baku for the selection of a building as an object for Energy Audit and possibly for physical rehabilitation with the introduction of energy saving measures.
Roberto Lo Cicero Vaina introduced the ESIB project objectives and highlighted the role of each team member as well as the project duration and organisation.
A delegation of Azerbaijani engineers was invited to the training and energy audit that will take place in Tashkent from 27 to 29 February.
INOGATE is an EU-funded programme promoting international energy co-operation between the European Union and the Partner Countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. It works to support the EU policy frameworks of the Baku Initiative, the Eastern Partnership - Energy Security Platform and the Energy Community.