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IRR/Universita of Kragujevac/ Regional EVRO Center for Energy Efficiency (RCEEK)
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The RCEEK centre deals with organization and realization of scientific and professional research and projects from the fields of energy efficiency, energy management, renewable energy sources utilisation and energy and eco-monitoring. They are active in the implementation of professional trainings in these areas, formal education and promotional activities that raise awareness of the importance of energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources.
RCEEK was established in 2005 as a joint initiative of national, international and regional stakeholders: the Agency for energy efficiency (SEEA) (as a representative of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the Ministry of mining and energy and the European agency for reconstruction), the Norwegian energy efficiency group (NEEG), as a representative of the Norwegian Government, the Faculty of Engineering, the City of Kragujevac, «Zastava vehicles» group and municipalities from the area gravitating to the University of Kragujevac.
The Centre is authorized for the problems of energy efficiency in the economy and municipal systems of 28 municipalities of the Central and the South-Western Serbia. Forming of databases and exchanging the information from the fields of energy efficiency, ecology, energy standards and the state of energy equipment in industry and municipal systems, they are able to monitor energy efficiency of the companies and of municipal systems on the territory where the Centre is authorized and to propose the solutions for improvement.