PINE Network for the Promotion of Energy Efficiency

The PINE Network for the Promotion of Energy Efficiency has been created!

The Network aims at the promotion of energy efficiency in companies by means of energy audits, promotion of innovative technologies, improvement of company management, training and any other service that could contribute to increase the capacity of companies of managing energy in a more effective way.

The Network also aims at further improving the methodology and the tools developed in the frame of the PINE project by sharing know how and the implementation of new joint projects. In particular the Network will work on developing special releases of the PINE tools focused on specific industrial sectors.

The funding members of the Network are the 15 project partners. Shortly after the creation of the Network two energy agencies from countries not directly involved in the project (Croatia and Slovenia) have already joined the Network: the Regional Energy Agency of the Kvarner – REAK ( and the Goriška local energy agency – GOLEA ( Furthermore the Romanian ESCO SERVELECT srl has also joined the Network (

AREA Science Park has been appointed as the Network coordinator.