The Bulgarian School of Politics “Dimitry Panitza” and the German Embassy to Bulgaria organized a conference “Energy Efficiency Investment Mechanisms”. It defined the optimal policy mechanisms that could bring sufficient investments flow into energy efficiency projects in the building sector and the industry in Bulgaria.
The conference was held on 14.11.2012 at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to Bulgaria (St. Fr. Joliot Curie 25, Sofia) and started at 9:00.
The conference was opened by the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Delian Dobrev. Among the participants were Miriam Ott- German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Diana Mangalagiu – University of Oxford, Krasimir Naidenov – Director of the Agency for Sustainable Energy Development.
The forum discussed opportunities for investments in energy efficiency technologies and the necessary national, European and global sources for them. The participants deliberated the potential role of Bulgaria as a regional EU center of energy efficiency and how the EU targets to increase energy efficiency affected national economies. Moreover German, English and Bulgarian politicians, economic analysts and business leaders exchanged knowledge and ideas between them.