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A holistic framework for Empowering SME's capacity to increase their energy efficiency

Deliverables

Policy recommendations

Report on policy recommendations on national and EU level

Tools to upload energy readings

This Deliverable includes the release of the two built-in tools for the users to manually upload energy readings, namely the Data Uploader and the Manual Logger

International workshop event

Report on the Organization and the minutes from the international workshop event

Portfolio of dissemination activities

A collection of all dissemination activities apart from Newsletters such as conference presentations published articles posters and SEAP updates

Training handbook

Training handbook translated in all partner languages first edition to be submitted by M11 updated versions follow the corresponding of D31 and will be submitted by M20 M27 and the final version by M32

Sites evaluation reports

Energy evaluation of pilot sites by the formed working groups Concise and easy to follow reports for each pilot site comprising added value energy analytics information action plans and effective proofs of energy savings through applied MV A minimum of 160 short reports Three updates at the end of each edition of ET courses first by M18 second by M25 third by M32

Certification schemes/training methodologies

Report on current certification schemes for energy managers and auditors in partner countries and Europe, and on existing training programmes and methods

Sustainability plan

Agreed sustainability plans for future editions of ET courses

Funding mechanisms

Report on current and potentially improved funding mechanisms and best practices for energy efficiency in SMEs

Advisory board reports

Report containing the main contributions from the Advisory board meetings normally done together with the consortium meetings The report will be delivered after each AB meeting so again in M18 and M28

Program design

Common ET program description including learning outcomes ECTS delivery modes assessment methods evaluation procedures and course contents First adition to be submitted by M10 updated versions by M19 and M26

Transnational dissemination leaflet

The project leaflet will be developed with respect to communication strategy objectives and should be addressed to all stakeholders in all partner languages A project leaflet in the form of an A4 size triptych that will introduce the project its objectives the pilots and the main outcomes the leaflet will be developed in English and translated at least into all partner languages

Press releases

This is the regular reporting on publicing of a total of four 4 press releases in each country Deliverable will be submitted in M8 M18 M26 and M35 after each round of press releases

Pilot sites selection

Pilot SME sites selection Transparent report with applied selection criteria short description of selected sites motivation and engagement

Workshop minutes

Minutes from the targeted workshops organized in each country Institutional Dimension First edition to be submitted by M17 next editions by M24 and M31

Report on the adopted energy savings measures

This consolidated document will collect all implemented energy savings measures from all pilot sites and estimate resulting energy savings

Framework analysis report

Report on the current and potentially improved framework relating to energy efficiency in industry, energy managers, auditors and ESCOs.

Short trainings report

Report on the short trainings performed at each pilot site Evaluation of satisfaction of participants through questionnaires and analysis As with D52 three edition to be delivered by M19 M26 M33

Newsletters

A total of four 4 newsletters to be delivered and disseminated by M7 M18 M25 M34

E&T reports

Reports on each edition of ET courses including suggestions for improvement The first to be submitted after the conclusion of the 1st edition by M18 the next following each other edition of ET by M25 and M32

Monitoring & Targeting (M&T) tool for energy analytics

This Deliverable includes the development of the Monitoring and Targeting (M&T) tools to be used with or without specific facility retrofits in order to “keep operations efficient”, and to “monitor utility costs”. The tool design will its use either online in the project web portal, or offline as an excel based tool, by the trainees of the E&T programme and all interested stakeholders/energy professionals.

Measurement & Verification tool (M&V)

The M&V tool will provide the framework for energy data collection, establish independent variables for wide range of facilities, prepare and implement the algorithm for setting the baseline period and energy consumption, set the M&V energy saving formulation, set up principles and rules for M&V implementation costs and define operational and verification issues for M&V. The tool will enable Energy professionals to gain trust of the available M&V tools, examine scenarios and take decisions on Energy Performance Contracting and maintain persistent energy and monetary savings.

Distant learning features

This Deliverable includes the collection of webinars case studies from pilot site evaluations and examples taken from the projects actions report in the project portal

Social tools

Establishment of social network tools in the portal

Web platform and portal release

SMEmPower Efficiency platform and portal release with free access to Energy professionals and public. The release of the portal will be by M9 while the platform will be released by M15

Video documentaries

A total of four 4 video documentaries concerning good practices in industry from case studies first release by M20 next by M28 and the last two by M32

Publications

Monitoring the energy behavior of SMEs before and after Energy Efficiency measures: A case study

Author(s): Ioanna D. Pasiopoulou, Styliani A. Vomva, Grigoris K. Papagiannis, Αggelos S. Bouhouras, Stavros P. Filippidis, Georgios C. Christoforidis
Published in: 2022
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/upec55022.2022.9917703

The SMEmPower Monitoring, Targeting and Verification Tool

Author(s): Stavros P. Filippidis, Nikolaos Kelepouris, Αggelos S. Bouhouras, Georgios C. Christoforidis, Styliani A. Vomva, Ioanna D. Pasiopoulou, Grigoris K. Papagiannis
Published in: 2022
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/upec55022.2022.9917591

Educational and Training Program to Increase SME’s Energy Efficiency Skills

Author(s): Denisa Stet, Levente Czumbil, Andrei Ceclan, Stefan Cirstea, Alexandru Muresan, Dacian Jurj, Claudia Muresan, Timea Farkas, Laura Darabant, Mihaela Cretu, Dan D. Micu, Grigoris K. Papagiannis
Published in: 2021
Publisher: ΙΕΕΕ
DOI: 10.1109/upec50034.2021.9548263

Energy Efficiency Solutions for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Author(s): Joanna Southernwood, Grigoris K. Papagiannis, Erudino Llano Güemes, Luisa Sileni
Published in: Proceedings, Issue 65/1, 2020, Page(s) 19, ISSN 2504-3900
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/proceedings2020065019

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