The aim of Energie Agentur Steiermark GmbH is to increase the efficiency in the use of energy and regional renewable energy sources in the interest of the regional development policy, the protection of the environment and long term effectiveness. Energie Agentur Steiermark is the interface between Styrian administration, policy, science, economy and the consumers in the energy sector. Its activities comprise the technical and organizational support of energy projects, consciousness raising and PR work, expert further training, promotion of research, European cooperation and initiatives, energy advice as well as the administration and awarding of grants.

Innovation competence

  • Renewable energy sources (RES)
  • Energy efficiency (EE) advice
  • Education and expert training
  • Advisory services for regional government

Eco-innovation experiences

  • Operation of the Styrian Eco-Energy Network NOEST (facilitator and knowledge-hub for research and innovation in the fields of RES)
  • Management of qm:heizwerke, the Austrian quality management programme for small and local biomass district heating systems
  • Management of the inter-provincial programme « e5-communities » to promote energy efficiency in rural communities
  • Energy advice for low-energy and passive houses

Geographical area covered

Province of Styria, Austria

Contact information

Email: Christian Sakulin

Energie Agentur Steiermark
Nikolaiplatz 4a/I
A-8020 Graz

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