ENA - Energy and Environment Agency of Arrábida
Activities

ENA's activities are divided into the following lines of action:


1 - ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • Development, implementation and monitoring of municipal energy plans.
  • Maintenance management of public buildings.
  • Energy audits and plans to rationalize consumption.
  • Support to the management of the Public Lighting of the Municipalities of Palmela, Setúbal and Sesimbra.
  • Energy audits of the fleets of associated entities.
  • Support in identifying more efficient services and products and implementation of financing and acquisition processes.
  • Energy Certification of Municipal Buildings and other Associated Entities.
  • Development and monitoring of Energy Observatories.

2 - ENDOGENOUS AND RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

  • Support to associates and other entities in the development and implementation of local projects to exploit the solar thermal, photovoltaic and biomass potential, namely through audits and energy diagnostics, evaluation and advice on the most appropriate technical and economic solutions .
  • Management of systems for the collection and treatment of waste oils.

3 - MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Follow-up on the implementation of the Action Plans for Sustainable Energy in Palmela and Setúbal.
  • Support for the development of the adhesion process of the Municipality of Sesimbra to the Pact of Mayors initiative

4 - MOBILITY, ACCESSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

  • Support in the development of Mobility Plans
  • Development of Rationalization Plans for Consumption of Energy from Municipal and Business Fleets
  • RGCE Implementation - Transportation

5 - ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY AND CLIMATE IN MUNICIPAL PROJECTS AND URBAN PLANNING

  • The integration of the components ENERGY EFFICIENCY, MITIGATION and ADAPTATION in projects, regulations and Municipal Planning Plans
  • Integration of the NOISE ANALYSIS component in ENA's technical competences

6 - SENSITIZATION, EDUCATION, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION

  • Implementation and monitoring of the initiatives Selo Verde (Municipality of Setúbal), Eco Families and Eco Companies (Municipality of Palmela).
  • Collection, systematization of information and realization of actions of dissemination and clarification on programs and lines of support to projects and investments.
  • Participation in the development and monitoring of the Jardim das Energias.
  • Preparation of pedagogical programs and contents, organization of training actions directed to technicians, teachers and other specific publics.
  • Conception and production of educational tools.
  • Organization of thematic events, awareness campaigns and promotional activities.
  • Disclosure of information through the Site, social media press.
  • Dissemination of information and clarification of issues of members, other entities and citizens.
  • Participation in events.

7 - CREATION OF PARTNERSHIPS AND PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS

  • Participation in the following associations and networks:
  • Association of Energy and Environment Agencies (National Network), RNAE.
  • European Association of Local Authorities and Energy Agencies, Energy Cities.
  • Several community-based Local Development Collaboration (DLBC) platforms for urban, rural and coastal strategies, promoted by ADREPES.
  • Collaborative interface for the development and innovation of the Setúbal Peninsula, IN2SET.

8 - DEVELOPMENT OF PROJECTS AND NEW FORMS OF FINANCING

  • Identification of funding programs and support in the preparation of application dossiers of associated entities and others.
  • Elaboration of applications to finance their activities, through the implementation of national and international projects.
  • Enlargement of the membership body.