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The 2nd Additional Activities partner meeting and the seminar of the CLEAN project will focus on the knowledge transfer on measures addressing energy efficiency in the context of Covid-19 between CLEAN regions, measures that can be translated into policy improvements.

The event takes place in the city of Joensuu (Finland) and the project meeting and the thematic workshop will be streamed to all project partners and their stakeholders regardless of their presence in North Karelia.

The topic of the thematic workshop is Recent regional measures and highlights to cut emissions and to improve energy efficiency of public buildings.
Each project partner will prepare a presentation showcasing practices from their regions.

2nd CLEAN Partners' Meeting and Thematic Seminar
17 May 2022 09:00 - 18 May 2022 12:00 CET (UTC + 1)
The 2nd partners' meeting and thematic seminar (as part of the additional activities) were organised in Joensuu, North Karelia on May 17th - 18th in a hybrid format.

The focus of the PM was to discuss the status of the additional activities' implementation and the policy instruments' improvements linked to COVID - 19.
The aim of the thematic seminar was to exchange practices between CLEAN regions related to energy efficiency measures took in the context of COVID 19.
• 1. Discuss and agree on the deadlines for the finalisation of the additional activities
• 2. Discuss and agree on the integration of new policy instruments in the context of COVID 19
• 3. Exchange of practices related to energy efficiency in public buildings in the context of COVID 19
17 May 2022   09:00 - 12:35  CET (UTC + 1)
Time Description Speaker
Welcome and Introduction
Aura Liski, Regional Council of North Karelia, Finland
CLEAN project: overview
Daniela Copaci, CLEAN Project Manager, ERNACT, Ireland
Practical examples of working with municipalities towards carbon neutral North Karelia
Eetu Ahlberg, project coordinator of the ‘Efficiently towards low-carbon municipalities’ project, Regional Council of North Karelia, Finland.

Anssi Kokkonen, North Karelia Energy Advisor, Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finland.
Measures for reduced emissions within Region Västernorrland
Sofia Mackin, Head of environmental and sustainability unit, Regional council of Västernorrland, Sweden
Animation of a local network of self-rehabilitation supervisors
Nathalie Lemarchand, ARPE Normandie, France
Chèque éco
Alexandra Benard, Regional Council Normandie, France.
MINOAN ENERGY COMMUNITY: How an energy community can contribute to energy stability at local level
Dr. Dimitrios Katsaprakakis, Professor of Mechanical Engineering faculty in Hellenic Mediterannean University Region of Crete, Greece.
Coffee Break
Iasi Sustainable Community - European Energy Award
Adriana Spataru, Iasi Municipality, Romania
SmartHomes: people and vehicle counting
Yann Bussard, Manager of Madrid and LATAM.
Dinycon, local company from San Sebastian and part of the DonostiaSmart Cluster.
Iker Martinez, Fomento de San Sebastian
Improve energy efficiency of public buildings in Savinjska region
Nadja Bezenšek & Anita Jodl, Regional Agency Savinjska, Slovenia
Software and innovative tools for energy efficiency of buildings
Nicola Barbato, Med-EcoSuRe project manager, Italy
Inishowen Sustainable Energy Community, Ireland
Daniela Copaci, ERNACT, Ireland
Aura Liski, Regional Council of North Karelia, Finland

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