Increasing energy efficiency in industrial/manufacturing water processes across the EU and supporting the industry with capacity building tools
This mission driven project aims to increase the uptake of energy efficiency in industrial/manufacturing water processes across the EU and support the industry through the provision of capacity building tools. The project will do this by increasing available information about potential energy savings and developing skilled experts that can support implementation of such savings. The EnergyWater project targets manufacturing companies and energy efficiency specialists in the EU. The project is funded by the European Commission (EASME) and will run through to January 2019. The project leverages expertise from across Europe with 10 consortium partners representing the UK, Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Belgium and Cyprus.
The objectives of the project are to:
The EnergyWater project will provide support through the development of two unique and innovative approaches to meet its objectives: The Energy Management Self-Assessment (EMSA) website and the Energy Angels Network.
For more background information, please visit http://www.energywater-project.eu/
The Energy Management Self-Assessment (EMSA) website is a free tool for companies to self-assess the efficiency of their water processes and receive guidelines with tailored measures to improve energy performance. The EMSA tool is user friendly, anonymous and will also allow companies to benchmark themselves against similar European companies. The EMSA tool is based on existing standards such as CAF (Common Assessment Framework), EVO (Efficiency Valuation Organisation), ISO 50001 and Carbon Trust’s own Energy Management assessment tool.
It is expected that more than 1000 companies throughout Europe will engage with the EMSA website during the project, and we are looking for companies to sign up now:
The Energy Angels network will improve the availability of skilled energy auditors and energy managers as well as suppliers and funders. The network is a platform for companies or individual professionals working in the field of energy efficiency (ESCOs, research centres, energy auditors, technology suppliers, etc.) to support and implement energy efficiency improvements in water processes. The Energy Angels will also help companies apply the EMSA web tool, understand its results, and thereafter suggest recommendations and offer implementation support.
Register now for free training
The Carbon Trust will be holding a free-to-attend one day workshop on 28th November 2017 in Birmingham to train energy specialists in the use of the Energy Management Self-Assessment (EMSA) web-tool and explore the latest developments in best practice related to energy efficiency measures in industrial water processes.
If you are interested in joining the Energy Angels Network and attending our training, then please register now:
If you are unable to join the training workshop, but still want to join the Energy Angels Network, please sign up to join. Additional support will be available for those who are unable to make the initial training session.
The EnergyWater project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 696112.