IRE Liguria SpA
The regional energy agency (ex ARE Liguria) was established in 1996 within the framework of the SAVE PERU programme and is the "operative tool of the Regione Liguria in the energy field" as laid down by the Regional Law 22/2007.
The agency has a team of experienced professionals and consultants that boasts technical, commercial, managerial, communication and training skills and is now part of the regional in-house company IRE SpA.
The Agency works in the institutional field, supporting the regional authority and local administrations to elaborate and implement energy plans, promoting the local acquisition of laws, founding a consortium to jointly buy electricity and gas, offering training on energy matters as much as information on new fuels, technologies, energy efficiency.
The Agency is also working hard at international level, taking part in many EU projects dealing with European energy policy priorities, such as buildings and communities certification, energy management in the health system, promotion of new contractual and management models.
The Agency is founding member of RENAEL (National Network of Energy Agencies), member of FEDARENE (Federation of European Agencies for Energy and the Environment) since 1997 and is one of the COVENANT ENERGY AGENCIES of the European initiative of the Covenant of Mayors.
The role within the Project PRIMES deals with:
IRE SpA is to provide technical support to municipalities that want to implement GPP in the energy sector, especially on a joint basis, as a tool to promote energy efficiency and to achieve the goals of energy savings expected from their SEAPs.