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Training course on Corporate Communications addressed to the employees of the Ministry of Petroleum in Egypt

EXERGIA S.A. has successfully completed a 5-day training course on Corporate Communications in Cairo addressed to the employees of the Ministry of Petroleum in Egypt. The training course was implemented on 19-23 February 2017 at ENPPI premises in Cairo with the participation of 10 trainers and 17 trainees. The course on corporate communications included below modules: Communication Strategies and Planning, Messaging, Public Relations, Digital Communication, Media Management and Media Training,… read more →

Completion of a mission to China, as part of the Final Evaluation of the “Europe-China Clean Energy Centre” project

As part of the Final Evaluation of the “Europe-China Clean Energy Centre (EC2 Project)”, EXERGIA has completed a mission to Beijing and Shanghai, China during February 2017. The mission included meetings with the EU Delegation to China, as well as the main Chinese energy organizations being stakeholders or participants of the EC2 project. The EC2 project was designed to assist China in its transition to a low-carbon economy mainly through… read more →

Completion of two kick-off meetings in Sierra Leone and Liberia for the elaboration of the SE4ALL Investment Prospectuses

Between August 5th and 20th 2016 EXERGIA in the course of its participation in the project Technical Assistance Facility for the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative West and Central Africa: “Elaboration of the SE4ALL Investment Prospectuses in 8 of the 15 ECOWAS member states”, organized and participated in two kick-off meetings in Sierra Leone and Liberia, for starting the process of elaboration of the Investment Prospectuses for the two countries, as a… read more →

Completion of a mission in Senegal to investigate the use of alternative fuels in the cement industry in sub-Saharan Africa

In late August 2016, EXERGIA concluded a mission to Senegal, involving high-level meetings with the Senegalese administration in the environmental sector as well as meetings with Dakar city administration and private players active in waste management and waste logistics chain. The aim of the meetings was to investigate the feasibility of exploiting a variety of waste streams (among which RDF, waste tires, waste oils, sewage sludge, agricultural residues) in substituting… read more →

Completion of the Technical Assistance project to support implementation of water and sanitation programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In May 2015, the EU-funded project “Technical Assistance project to support implementation of water and sanitation programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina” which was awarded to the consortium IGIP – Ingenieurgesellschaft für internationale Planungsaufgaben mbH, NAMA Consulting Engineers and Planners S.A. and EXERGIA – Energy and Environment Consultants S.A. ended after 26 months implementation period. The overall objective of the Project was to contribute to the improvement of the environmental (water… read more →

ISO 50001:2011 – Energy Management System

EXERGIA provides assistance and support in setting up an Energy Management System (as per ISO 50001) and implementing energy audits according to the provisions of the Law 4342/2015. As per L.4342/2015, organisations which are not SMEs must conduct energy audits by November 9th, 2016. How are large enterprises defined? Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are defined in the EU recommendation 2003/361. Therefore, according to the Greek State and the European… read more →

Catalysing Near Zero Waste Investments in Turkey (NØW Project)

At the end of 2015, EXERGIA was awarded a framework contract by EBRD in Turkey, the NØW Project. The objective of the NØW Project is to provide a framework for waste minimisation scale-up in Turkey by mobilising funds for waste minimisation investments with high potential for replicability. This is expected to enhance the competitiveness of corporate enterprises through the optimal use of resources, technology innovation, and the introduction of best… read more →

Submission of the 2nd ESIA Amendment for the TAP project in Greece

At the end of 2015, EXERGIA prepared and submitted to the Ministry of Development a 2nd Amendment to the Decision of Approval of Environmental Terms for the TAP project in Greece. This ESIA Amendment identifies and assesses potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts related to the relocation of the Compressor Station in the area of Kipoi, Evros. The disclosure of this ESIA Amendment took place in January 2016, when an open… read more →

EXERGIA awarded the WB-project “Assessment of the Legal and Administrative Constraints to the Development of the National Hydropower Market for Lebanon”.

The objective of this WB-funded, consultancy project is to assess the legal and administrative constraints to the development of the Lebanese hydropower market and elaborate a practical action plan for the removal of these constraints. The assessment is expected to foster the ability of hydropower to assist in the objective of the Lebanese government delivering 12% of its electricity mix through renewable energy sources by 2020, taking into account the… read more →

Commencement of the EU / IPA Energy Sector Technical Assistance Project “Consultancy Services for Energy Efficiency”

In October 2015, EXERGIA in consortium with MWH Turkey, Expertise France and ESCON was awarded the EU / IPA Energy Sector Technical Assistance Project “Consulting Services for the Energy Efficiency”. This project is essentially oriented towards providing consultancy services to the Turkish Ministry of Energy and SMEs in order to (a) ensure market development and scale-up for EE in the industrial and building sectors (b) support commercial lending for EE… read more →

Feasibility Study for developing a small Hydropower Station in Zambia

In July 2015, EXERGIA was called to provide environmental services under the leadership of GOPA-Intec in the framework of the preparation of a feasibility study for a small HPP in Kafue Gorge in Zambia. The Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) is a well-respected and a long established institution for hydropower training for regional power utilities. The KGRTC is located at Kafue Gorge at the Kafue River, tributary of Zambezi,… read more →

Completion of ORFEUS project

In September 2015, the EU-funded project “ORFEUS-Operational Radar For Every drill string Under the Street”, ended after 3 years of co-operation. The ORFEUS consortium demonstrated a robust and efficient ground penetrating radar system mounted on the tip of a modified, conventional, commercial Horizontal Directional Drilling rig. In addition to extensive laboratory tests it has been shown that such technology can be used operationally in a range of challenging urban environments.… read more →

Final Workshop “Study on actual GHG data for diesel, petrol, kerosene and natural gas”

On 8 July 2015, DG ENER organised a workshop in the EC premises in Brussels, in order to present to stakeholders the results and findings of the “Study on actual GHG data for diesel, petrol, kerosene and natural gas” which was carried out by EXERGIA as leader, in collaboration with E3M-Lab of NTUA and COWI. The workshop was opened by Mr. Humberto Delgado Rosa, Director DG CLIMA and closed by… read more →

Completion of the Technical Assistance project for the EU budget support Programme for the energy sector of Moldova

On 31 March 2015 the Ministry of Economy and the EU-funded project “Technical assistance for the implementation of the Sector Policy Support Programme – Support to reform of the energy sector” (TA-SPSP Energy) co-organised the closing event of the project to discuss past and future reforms in the energy sector of the Republic of Moldova at the Codru Hotel. The TA-SPSP Energy project has been executed by EXERGIA S.A. (Greece)… read more →

Submission of the ESIA Amendment for the TAP project in Greece

At the end of 2014, EXERGIA prepared and submitted to the Ministry of Development an Amendment to the Decision of Approval of Environmental Terms for the TAP project in Greece. The ESIA Amendment, submitted in 17 December 2014, describes and assesses potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts related to a number of changes to TAP pipeline route. The TAP (Trans Adriatic Pipeline) project in its entirety, offers a new gas transportation… read more →

Design of a support system for gas infrastructure monitoring

Exergia as a contractor of the Framework Contract “Provision of Legal, Economic and Technical Assistance in the Field of Energy Regulation for the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) – LOT 3: Technical Assistance in the field of Energy Regulation, has been recently awarded the specific assignment for the “Design of a support system for gas infrastructure monitoring.” The Agency, according to Regulation (EC) No 713/2009 and Regulation (EC)… read more →

Technical Assistance to support implementation of water and sanitation programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina

EXERGIA has been awarded, in consortium with IGIP (DE) and NAMA (GR) a EuropeAid project in Bosnia and Herzegovina aiming at contributing to the improvement of the environmental infrastructure in selected municipalities. In specific, the project will support the preparation and implementation of priority infrastructure investment projects in water and sanitation sector (water and wastewater networks, water and wastewater treatment plants) through provision of technical design documentation and tenders dossiers… read more →

EXERGIA is licensed to carry out BREEAM Assessments

EXERGIA is among the few companies in Greece to be licensed under BREEAM International scheme (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) to assess the construction of new buildings and refurbishments worldwide. EXERGIA provides an integrated approach while assessing a building under BREEAM certification scheme since its staff: includes not only Licensed BREEAM Assessors but also a team of experts combining all fields required by the BREEAM scheme; supports the client and the design team from… read more →

Study on actual GHG data of transport fuels consumed in Europe: diesel, petrol, kerosene and natural gas

EXERGIA, in collaboration with E3M-Lab of NTUA and COWI, has undertaken a study concerning GHG emissions from transport fuels consumed in Europe on behalf of DG Energy. The main objective of this study is to define the GHG emissions of diesel, petrol, kerosene and natural gas used in the European transport sector from well-to-tank, i.e. the whole lifecycle excluding combustion (tank-to-wheels). In this context, emissions resulting from upstream extraction of… read more →

Design a Consumer Awareness Campaign for Off-Grid Lighting Products verified by Lighting Africa

Lighting Africa is a joint IFC and World Bank program, seeking to accelerate the development of commercial off-grid lighting markets in Sub-Saharan Africa towards improving access to energy. It aims at mobilizing the private sector to build sustainable markets that provide affordable, modern off-grid lighting to communities across Africa that are not on the electricity grid. In the framework of this context, EXERGIA was assigned by the World Bank to… read more →

Development of a Solar Water Heating Scoping Study in Kosovo funded by World Bank

EXERGIA implemented the Project “Solar Water Heating Scoping Study in Kosovo” which was financed and managed by World Bank (WB). Beneficiaries of the project were WB, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Kosovo Energy Efficiency Agency, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning. The objective of the study was to assess the market potential for solar water heating (SWH) systems in residential, commercial (motels/hotels) and… read more →

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