The BSPC Working Group on Green Growth and Energy Efficiency convened its second meeting in Helsinki on 2 March.
The overall theme of the meeting was “Measuring Energy Efficiency”.
The WG made study visits to the Katri Vala Heating and Cooling Plant, the Nordic Investment Bank, and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation.
Briefings were given by Mr Pekka Sauri, Deputy Mayor of the City of Helsinki, Mr Juhani Aaltonen and Mr Marko Riipinen, Helsinki Energy, and by Mr Johan Ljungberg, Senior Director, Head of Environment, NiB, and Mr Magnus Rystedt, Managing Director, Nefco. The meeting was opened with expert presentations by Professor Peter Lund, Aalto University, and Mr Patrick Matschoss, PhD, University of Oldenburg, Finnish Institute of International Affairs.
The next meeting of the WG will be held in Riga on 8 June.