Zemgale Regional Energy Agency Martins Prisis Brussels May

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Zemgale Regional Energy Agency Martins Prisis Brussels, May 2011

Zemgale Regional Energy Agency Martins Prisis Brussels, May 2011

ZREA Zemgale Regional Energy Agency (ZREA) has been established in 2 nd March 2009

ZREA Zemgale Regional Energy Agency (ZREA) has been established in 2 nd March 2009 as an association joining together several municipalities of Zemgale region, Latvia, as well as business partners and energy consumers/NGOs, the lead partner – Jelgava City Council.

Jelgava City Council “Fortum Jelgava” Ltd Jekabpils City Council Auce County Council Bauska County

Jelgava City Council “Fortum Jelgava” Ltd Jekabpils City Council Auce County Council Bauska County Council Ozolnieku County Council Krustpils County Council Society “Zemgale NGO centre” “Jelgava housing maintenance company” Ltd

Zemgale Region – in the central part of Latvia (purple)

Zemgale Region – in the central part of Latvia (purple)

 ZREA team

ZREA team

Working strategy Working Strategy Planning documents of the Region Practical activities in region

Working strategy Working Strategy Planning documents of the Region Practical activities in region

Planning documents of the region In conformity with the Contract and the Strategic Plan

Planning documents of the region In conformity with the Contract and the Strategic Plan of ZREA a number of planning documents have been elaborated for Zemgale Region, Latvia, among them the most important : SEAP of Jelgava city SEAP of Jekabpils city SEAP of Zemgale region almost completed Analysis of Renewable Energy Resources Potential of the region

Choice of the baseline year The city can choose a baseline year starting from

Choice of the baseline year The city can choose a baseline year starting from 1990. Jelgava City has undertaken to reduce the amount of CO 2 emissions per at least 20% in comparison to the chosen baseline year 2005 as a baseline year for Jelgava city was chosen because in 2005 the production, infrastructure, environment and the society of Jelgava City had stabilized after the recession of the 1990 -ties. Total of energy consumption Total amount of CO 2 emissions In 2005 – 545 986 MWh; In 2005 – 107 706 t CO 2; In 1995 – 654 432 MWh; In 1995– 172 217 t CO 2; In 2000 – 382 987 MWh; In 2000 – 83 560 t CO 2; In 2008 - 597 319 MWh. In 2008– 127 801 t CO 2.

Energy production and consumption in Jelgava city in 2005

Energy production and consumption in Jelgava city in 2005

Prognosis of Emission Reductions, % No. Activity Prognosis of emission reduction % in comparison

Prognosis of Emission Reductions, % No. Activity Prognosis of emission reduction % in comparison to 2005 2015. 2020. Energy end consumers 1. Increase of energy efficiency of residential houses 15% 20% 2. Increase of energy efficiency in educational establishments and municipal buildings 15% 30% 3. Modernization of the city heating system 2% 5% 4. Development of the public transport of the city 5% 10% Energy production 5. Reduction of the heat losses in the district heating system and improvement of the safety of heating supply 25% 30% 6. Use of alternative resources in electricity supply 2% 5% 7. Promotion of renewable energy resources in provision of heating and preparation of the hot water 5% 8%

Practical activities in Zemgale Region Among other activities: Organization of Energy Days in Zemgale

Practical activities in Zemgale Region Among other activities: Organization of Energy Days in Zemgale Region Organization of Open Doors events to the residents of multi residential houses to convince them to do the energy efficient refurbishment of their houses ( 66% of Latvia population lives in multi residential houses). With the help of ZREA 2 houses have been renovated, 28 project applications for renovation have been submitted and are planned to be renovated this year. Work with students of schools and universities to promote energy efficiency, energy saving and renewable energy resources.

Assistance in preparing renovation documents residential house in 1, 4. linija, Jelgava, before and

Assistance in preparing renovation documents residential house in 1, 4. linija, Jelgava, before and after renovation

Thermography shows that one of the reasons for the increased consumption of the heating

Thermography shows that one of the reasons for the increased consumption of the heating energy (165 k. Wh/m 2) for the house is related to the significant heat loss through the demarcation surfaces of the house.

Thank you ! www. zrea. l v

Thank you ! www. zrea. l v