Balkan Green Energy News, Middle East Utilities
A conference on renewable energy sources in district heating and cooling systems, organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Federal Ministry of Finance of Austria, in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), will be held in Belgrade on December 5-6.
The conference takes place at Sava Center as part of the 50th International HVAC&R Congress and Exhibition.
Sponsored by IRENA, and in cooperation with the EBRD, a session titled “Capacity Building for Renewable Energy Applications for District Heating and Cooling in Cities” will open on day one and close on Friday, December 6. At the session, international experts will talk about strategic planning, prospects for the use of renewable energy sources, available sources of financing, but also technical challenges.
Bojan Bogdanović, Principal Fund Manager for Renewable District Energy at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), says that the bank wants to support the use of renewables in district heating and cooling systems in all countries in the region because it is affordable and beneficial for people, the systems, the air quality, and the fight against climate change, as well as for achieving the goals that countries in the region have committed to.