Training Seminar on the ESCO Concept

EXPERTISE : /Start-up assistance to ESCOs, Energy Performance Contracting
SECTOR : , Public



projet description

Within the framework of its program to support sustainable development in developing countries, UNDP held a training seminar on the ESCO concept in The Habana, in Cuba, to promote awareness among the main actors of this country.


Econoler was retained by UNDP as an international expert to present several parts of this training. Thus, Econoler presented two different workshops:

  • What is the ESCO concept?
  • What is an ESCO?
  • Main characteristics of the ESCO concept.
  • Evolution of the ESCO concept around the world.
  • Actual situation of the ESCO concept in North America.
  • How to operate an ESCO?
  • Required qualifications
  • Commercialization mechanisms
  • Types of contracts
  • Structure of a typical project
  • Financial mechanisms for project financing

More than 50 persons, including the main actors in the urban environment involved in the field of energy efficiency, attended this seminar.

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