EDF yesterday launched a dedicated energy efficiency centre at the home of its Italian subsidiary EDF Fenice.
The EDF Fenice Energy Efficiency Campus in Turin is a training centre created to that will aim to improve the competency of EDF’s managers across Europe on issues of energy efficiency.
EDF yesterday held its first international meeting on energy efficiency in Turin, focussing on projects and partnerships aimed at reducing energy consumption among industrial clients.
The countries of central and eastern Europe are among the first targets for efficiency improvements
This conference was timed to coincide with the launch of the Energy Efficiency Campus, which has been created to strengthen the skills of European companies’ energy managers and to facilitate exchanges between energy specialists, scientists, administration, representatives and industrial clients across all areas of energy efficiency.
European Commission Energy Directorate deputy director general Fabrizio Barbaso said: “The countries of central and eastern Europe are among the first targets for efficiency improvements [through EDF Fenice].”
EDF Fenice CEO Nicolas Katcharov used yesterday’s conference to appeal to European industrial companies to build partnerships with his firm to address efficiency issues.