2017-07-14 | Raising the Energy Efficiency Awareness: EU Sustainable Energy Week in Voznesensk

19-24 June, Voznesensk hosted the EU Sustainable Energy Week. This year’s event is not the first one held in town. For years, it has been gathering numerous participants and activists interested in energy efficiency technologies.

This year, the Resource Energy Efficiency Centre, with support from the local authorities, has sponsored the following activities:

• 19 and 20 June, the Resource Energy Efficiency Centre held consultations on energy efficient modernisation of buildings;
• 20-22 June in the evening summer performance stage at the Sichova Slava Park hosted a special film show. 160 local residents joined the event to watch films about environmental protection and human impact on the natural environment.
• 21 June the Resource Energy Efficiency Centre hosted a capacity building training session for the south region energy managers with the focus on energy efficiency in local communities;
• 23 June, young people came to the Local youth centre to make a solar energy collector. Representatives from local authorities attended the event as well.
• 24 June, local activists and representatives from the Resource Energy Efficiency Centre organised the local environmental initiative and cleaned the Metvovod River and recreation areas near the river.

Activists made an inspiring video about the events held during the EU Sustainable Energy Week.

All the events held within the EU Sustainable Energy Week were focused on awareness raising and importance of improvement and implementation of energy efficiency and energy saving in Voznesensk.

Translated by Yuliya Derevyanko

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