To support the Alpine Region in becoming greener and smarter and to be at the forefront of the transition towards carbon neutrality and climate resilience within the EU, the CERVINO project develops an Alpine energy data platform. With the help of reliable macro regional energy data from the CERVINO platform, EUSALP members can define and implement their energy policies effectively. But who is behind CERVINO?
IRE, Italy: The Regional Agency for Infrastructure development, building Renovation and Energy of Liguria – IRE spa is leading CERVINO. As the technical agency of Liguria Region, IRE’s Energy Department is expert in the development of energy balances and is experienced in multilevel governance related to energy planning and data sharing. IRE has developed, among other activities, over 50 Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) and Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAPs).
AURA-EE, France: The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Energy Environment Agency is the energy and environment agency of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region. The Agency supports the regional and local public authorities as well as project developers in their development and implementation of sustainable energy policies and projects. AURA-EE is in charge of the regional climate, air, energy observatory and collects, processes and disseminates data to public authorities.
EWO, Germany: The Civic foundation Energiewende Oberland, EWO, is a non-profit organization founded in 2005 to promote energy savings, energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy within the region of Upper Bavaria. EWO serves as a counsellor for 94 municipalities in 4 district governments. It has developed regional and local energy concepts and coordinates their implementation and monitoring.
EURAC, Italy: EURAC research group “Urban and regional energy systems” provides CERVINO with its competence and experience concerning energy data processing and modelling, development of digital tools and data platforms, and the support to decision and policy-makers on energy issues. The main research fields of the group, relevant for CERVINO, are sustainable energy planning and policies, spatial decision support systems, big data frameworks, data management and processing at urban and regional level.
KSSENA, Slovenia: The Energy Agency of Savinjska, Šaleška and Koroška region was constituted from 3 local authorities and 1 utility company. It has a key mandate to develop, manage and execute strategies and policies related to energy supply, transport and sustainable development on local and regional level. KSSNEA is experienced, among others, in modelling and analysis, energy monitoring and data acquisition, energy renovation of buildings, facilitating the uptake of renewable energy, development of feasibility studies, stakeholder engagement, and the provision of trainings.