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The SPEEDIER team recently conducted an online survey of SMEs and key stakeholders in the energy value chain to understand what prevents SMEs from undertaking energy audits and implementing energy efficiency recommendations. In particular we wanted to understand what they need from the SPEEDIER Service and how we can make sure that our SPEEDIER Experts
In November and December, 2019, the SPEEDIER project hosted four focus groups sessions in the chosen pilot regions (Ireland, Italy, Romania and Spain) where different stakeholders got to know more about the project and were able to present their opinions towards energy auditing in SMEs, including key barriers and risks that prevent from engaging with
A new deliverable for the SPEEDIER project has been uploaded to the website! This deliverable corresponds to the impact analysis and presents the methodology methodology applied in SPEEDIER. It details the approaches to be applied for the measurement of the achievement of the project against set targets and indicators. You can check out more information
On December 12 and 13, SPEEDIER celebrated its month six General Assembly meeting hosted by PCT Cartuja in Seville (Spain). The coordinator of SPEEDIER, IERC, provided information on both the project management and literature review analysis, while ITEC presented the work carried out so far in the tool development. From their part, LIT informed about
On December, 11, the SPEEDIER Project had the great opportunity to present its objectives and progress at the COP 25 hosted in Madrid (Spain). Mariana Fernández, Communications Team Manager at Sustainable Innovations Europe (SIE) was the person in charge of presenting the speakers of the day: Jo Southernwood, Energy research engineer and consultant at IERC
Tom Flynn, Innovation and Business Development Manager of TFC Research and Innovation Limited, participated at the CEN/CENELEC Sector Forum on the invitation of with the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI). The event was held in Helsinki on 5th November 2019, where issues of standardisation and cross-fertilization relevant to SPEEDIER and the energy efficiency community
IERC – International Energy Research Centre, the coordinator of SPEEDIER was in charge of organizing the kick off meeting at their facilities in Cork (Ireland) on June 18 and 19. In these two days the consortium partners were able to explain their responsibilities within the project and the scope expected in each workpackage.
This 30-month Horizon 2020 funded project has as a total budget of €2,165,126.25. On June 18 and 19, SPEEDIER, a European project within the H2020 framework, officially kicked off with a meeting at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork (Ireland), hosted by the International Energy Research Centre (IERC). This 2.5 year project aims to address the barriers faced by Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that prevent them from undertaking energy audits and implementing the recommended energy-saving measures. SMEs account for 12% of global energy