ÖGUT in the IEA experts group "R&D priority setting and evaluation" (EGRD)
The IEA expert group F&E priority settings and evaluation (EGRD) was initiated by the commitee for energy research and technology (CERT) with the goal of developing and spreading analytical approaches for the energy-technology-analysis, the F&E priority setting and the assessment of the use of FTI policies.
EU-Calculator: Trade-offs und Entwicklungspfade der Dekarbonisierung des Energiesystems
The EUCalc project will deliver a comprehensive framework for research, business, and public sector decision makers which identifies and enables an appraisal of synergies and trade-offs of feasible European decarbonisation pathways. The novel and pragmatic modelling approach adopted is rooted between pure complex energy system and emissions models and integrated impact assessment tools.
Substantive support in the strategy process „Dialog Energiezukunft 2050“ („Future Energy Dialogue 2050“)
In cooperation with representatives from research, the economy and society, future energy research objectives should be oriented around current challenges and targets for the future of energy.
Sustainable Energy Financing Platform in Austria (SEFIPA)
The Sustainable Energy Financing Platform in Austria (SEFIPA) is designed as an action oriented platform to collect, develop, implement and disseminate innovative ideas to accelerate finance for sustainable energy. In contrast to the prevailing approach in Austria of subsidy based support of sustainable energy activities, SEFIPA will focus on increasing private sources of funds.
Event series „Highlights of Energy Research“
The event series “Highlights of Energy Research“ has been initiated by the BMVIT aiming to create a common platform for experts and stakeholders involved in relevant research areas.
Service Providers in Energy Efficiency and Contracting Austria
In 2004 six OEGUT members (Axima Gebäudetechnik, CONNESS, Elektrizitätswerk Wels, MCE-BIS GmbH, ekostrom AG, VA Tech Elin EBG) were brought together under the title "Dachverband der Einsparcontractoren" (umbrella organisation for (energy) saving contractors) to increase awareness of contracting possibilities in Austria, to push quality assurance and to improve market transparency. The general goal: save energy, increase energy efficiency.