Related Initiatives

SMEmPOWER Efficiency

SMEmPOWER aims to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) carry out energy audits and take action to increase their energy efficiency. The objective is to increase the capacity of European SMEs to undergo energy audits and implement standard and innovative energy saving measures using the variety of available financing tools and options.


The project intends to address the issues regarding the low uptake of energy auditing practices by European Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs). European SMEs are exempt of the obligation to carry out energy audits, nevertheless energy transition is a joint task. Innoveas enhances the willingness to invest in energy efficiency improvements in industrial processes.


The aim of ICCEE is to facilitate Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) belonging to supply chains in the food and beverage sector to undertake energy efficiency measures after carrying out overall supply chain energy audits.


E2DRIVER teaches firms in the automotive industry how to conduct energy audits, increase their energy efficiency and reduce energy-related costs. Through a people-centred approach, the training methodology is adapted to each trainee’s needs and ambitions. An innovative learning platform developed in the project facilitates the application of the training, containing training materials, tools and lessons.


Conducting energy audits and implementing energy management systems can be a source of multiple benefits for companies if they tap in the wide potential deriving from their recommendations: reduced operating costs, increased productivity, improved working environment and much more. DEESME (2020-2023), will enable companies, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to engage in the energy transition by taking profit of multiple benefits from energy management and energy audit approaches, as well as provide national authorities with guidelines and recommendations to strengthen their national schemes / policies.


The overall aim of the Triple-A project is to assist financial institutions and project developers increase their deployment of capital in energy efficiency, making investments more transparent, predictable and attractive. The project started in September 2019, it has a duration of 30 months and is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme. Triple-A is implemented by a consortium of academic, research and industry partners from Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Bulgaria.