Federal Minister of Physical Planning Josip Martic and representative of Caritas Switzerland Daniel Bronkal signed today a Memorandum of Understanding concerning the implementation of projects for renewable energy and energy efficiency, and will be implemented in the Zenica-Doboj Canton.
Bronkal Feni said that this document be included in the reconstruction of three schools in ZDC which will include thermal insulation, and the two of them will be replaced by existing and installed biotermal heating.
He points out that the planned and theoretical work with students and teachers of selected schools on energy efficiency measures, and the Centre for Ecology and Energy from Tuzla will select energy-poor households where they will apply these measures.
Head of the Department for Energy Efficiency of the Ministry of Physical Planning Jasmina Katica specifies that, among other things within the project will be organized training of local communities on how to do strategic documents in terms of increasing energy efficiency, with the goal of financial savings.
Caritas project official called “Renewable energy and energy efficiency in an integrated rural development and poverty reduction in BiH” should be implemented within 15 months, and both sides expressed a desire to continue and expand cooperation.