Workshop on Energy Management Systems

01 Dec 2012

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The pilot workshop on Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001) was held in Ankara between 15-19 October in the context of “Improving Energy Efficiency in Industry in Turkey Project”.

New Horizons - The workshop mainly aimed to present to the participants the currently available training program on Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001).

Discussions throughout the workshop were also allowed to identify the modifications needed to harmonize with national needs to be used for the upcoming trainings on Energy Management Systems in Turkey.

The workshop was supported with a training programme and during the training EnMS training materials of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) were benefited from.

The five-days workshop was concluded with the support of two UNIDO EnMS experts, Erik Gudbjerg Director of Lokalenergi A/S, Denmark and International EnMS Expert and Gerard Doherty, Principal Consultant at Zero Carbon, Ireland and International EnMS Expert.

More than 30 people from Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, General Directorate of Renewable Energy, Ministry of National Education, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization (KOSGEB) and Turkish Standards Institute (TSE) participated to the workshop.

Improving Energy Efficiency in Industry in Turkey Project aims that energy efficiency in Turkish industry is improved by encouraging industrial enterprises for creating an effective energy management with energy efficiency precautions and energy efficient technologies.

The GEF (Global Environment Facility) supported project is executed by General Directorate for Renewable Energy, and implemented by UNDP and UNIDO Technology with the cooperation of KOSGEB, TSE; Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV).

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