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The company EcoEnergy Consulting was founded in Podgorica in April 2019 with the aim of performing engineering work and technical consulting. EcoEnergy Consulting is an organization made up of a multidisciplinary team (specialists in energy, economics, biology, landscape architecture, transport and environmental protection) with many years of professional experience. The company’s goal is to promote sustainable development and green energy projects and programs with a focus on environmental protection. The company’s proactive approach ensures expertise in various industrial fields in our daily growing practice. EcoEnergy Consulting supports its clients in realizing the ambitions of the circular economy, providing evidence of the economic, environmental and social benefits it can bring.

 

We have experience in preliminary and detailed energy audits – preparations, reviews, description of the existing state and identified measures, energy calculations, economic calculations and the creation of reports on energy audits and energy monitoring and management. Also, we can perform a technical audit using the new MEEC software on various types of buildings and structures, audit and technical supervision of electrical installations of power systems.

 

Among other areas, we have experience in the management and protection of forest ecosystems, the protection of natural and cultural resources and the promotion of protected areas, as well as environmental protection, planning and monitoring measures in various industrial areas.

 

The members of our team are long-term experienced experts who have worked in government institutions in Montenegro and the region, international agencies and organizations for energy and the environment, the Secretariat of the Energy Community and the Secretariat of En

 

The EcoEnergy Consulting team, in close cooperation with recognized experts, is able to provide technical and logistical support during the implementation of programs and projects financed by the European Commission and other international institutions in order to provide technical assistance to local and governmental authorities during the development of strategic documents, action plans , reports, analyses, studies and other documents related to energy, renewable energy, energy efficiency (including energy audit), transport, environment and climate change.

 

By adopting the Decision of the Ministry for Capital Investments, the company EcoEnergy Consulting is authorized to perform energy audits of buildings and heating and cooling energy systems in Montenegro.

 

By introducing and implementing international standards ISO 9001:2015; ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 22301: 2019, issued by Quality Austria, the company continues to expand the range of services and improve quality.

 

EcoEnergy Consulting is a member of the Energy Charter Industry Advisory Board in Brussels.

 

Relevant references:

 

  1. Project title: Development of Low-Carbon Development Strategy of Montenegro until 2050
    Client: ECONOMIC CONSULTING ASSOCIATES LTD/World Bank
    Period of activity: 11/2023-
    Types of activities undertaken: Support to international consultants during the preparation of the Strategy until 2050 which will include identification of stakeholders and participants, strengthening of the institutional framework and establishment of an inter-sectoral coordination body, data collection and analysis, GHG scenarios and projections, identification of climate change policies and mitigation measures, as well as implementation and monitoring of climate change mitigation policies and measures.
    Providing support to the international consultant and ministries responsible for climate change and energy in analytical work during the development of the Strategy until 2050 with the aim of developing a framework and guidelines for:
    • Energy and climate change dimension
    • Governance dimension
    • Social dimension
    • International dimension

Project title: Feasibility study – “Energy efficiency project in the education sector”
Client: LDK Consultants S.A/EBRD
Period of activity: 12/2023-
Types of activities undertaken: The project relates to the energy renovation of 25 selected educational institutions in Montenegro, with the aim of reducing energy consumption, CO2 emissions, improving operational energy savings, as well as improving the level of comfort and structural safety of buildings.

 

Project title: Strategic environmental assessment for the Spatial-urban plan of the Municipality of Bar
Client: Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism
Period of activity: 12/2023-
Types of activities undertaken: Prepared a Report on the strategic assessment in accordance with the Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment.

 

Project title: Strategic environmental assessment for the Spatial-urban plan of the Municipality of Budva
Client: Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism
Period of activity: 03/2023-
Types of activities undertaken: Prepared a Report on the strategic assessment in accordance with the Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment.

 

Project title: Strategic environmental assessment for the Strategy of Forest and Forestry Development for the period 2024-2028
Client: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
Period of activity: 06/2023-02/2024
Types of activities undertaken: Prepared a Report on the strategic assessment in accordance with the Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment.

 

Project title: Preparation of the Report on the environmental impact assessment for the project Coastal fortification – regulation of the coast of the Tara river at the location of Moracko Trebaljevo in the length of 400m
Client: Water Administration of Montenegro
Period of activity: 12/2023-
Types of activities undertaken: Prepared a Study of the basic state of biodiversity and a report on the environmental impact assessment.

 

Project title: Preparation of the Report on the environmental impact assessment for the project of construction of the hydrotechnical infrastructure object – regulation of part of the Sutorina river bed in the length of cca 750 m
Client: Water Administration of Montenegro
Period of activity: 09/2023-
Types of activities undertaken: Prepared a Study of the basic state of biodiversity and a report on the environmental impact assessment

 

Project title: Preparation of the Environmental Impact Assessment study for the construction project of a Solar Power Plant with a total installed capacity of 5 MW at KO Vilusi, in Municipality of Niksic
Client: SSA POWER CONSULTANCY d.o.o.
Period of activity: 09/2023-12/2023
Types of activities undertaken: Prepared a Study of the basic state of biodiversity and a report on the environmental impact assessment

 

Project title: Development of an Environmental Impact Assessment for underground cable line 10kV in National Park Biogradska gora, Berane

Client: CEDIS 

Activity period: 07/2023-09/2023

Types of activities undertaken: Biodiversity study for the location of the project is carried out and EIA report prepared.

 

Project title: Support for the preparation of environmental impact reports for SMEs in Montenegro

Client: GIZ office

Activity period: 08/2023-10/2023

Types of activities undertaken: The aim of this task is to provide support to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Montenegro to prepare all necessary documentation and reports, required by national legislation, to obtain all necessary permits and opinions (EIA and other assessments) from relevant institutions in Montenegro. The supported company has a business model based on plastic waste reduction and recycling.

Work Package 1: Analysis of National Environmental Legislation Related to Licensing for Recycling and Reuse of Plastics.

Work Package 2: Drafting of Requests for deciding on the need to draft an Environmental Impact Assessment Report

 

Project Name: Carbon Pricing Impact Assessment for Montenegro

Client: Economic Consulting Associates, Funded by World Bank

Activity period: 05/2023-10/2023

Types of activities undertaken: The World Bank together with the Government of Montenegro started the implementation of the Montenegrin Partnership for Market Implementation (PMI) project. The Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism coordinates this project on behalf of the Government of Montenegro.

The task is divided into three discrete tasks, each of which will have a separate report as the final result:

  1. Task 1: Analysis of the implications of carbon pricing instruments.
  2. Task 2: Assessing the interaction of carbon pricing and electricity generation planning.
  3. Task 3: Assessment of a potential offset scheme in the forestry sector.

 

Project title: Preliminary assessment of the impact on the environment and society of 4 gas power plants in Montenegro

Client: SSA POWER CONSULTANCY d.o.o.

Activity period: 03.2023-04.2023

Types of activities undertaken: The aim of this task is to carry out a preliminary analysis of the proposed locations in Bar, Podgorica, Pljevlja and Nikšić where gas power plants could potentially be built. The analysis, above all, refers to the examination of the existing state of the environment for the proposed locations, that is, the state of all its segments, such as biodiversity, air, soil, water and population. Also, for each location we described the basic characteristics of the terrain, such as geology, seismology and climatic characteristics.

The second task of this analysis was the assessment of potential negative impacts on the environment and society if the construction of power plants, as well as proposing appropriate measures to prevent or mitigate them, in accordance with national legislation and international standards.

 

Project name: External expertise for measuring carbon emissions, carbon management policies and energy efficiency within the project SOLAR (“Sustainable reduction of carbon footprint levels in the AiRports program”)

Client: Podgorica Airport, Montenegro

Activity period: 10/2022-12/2022

Types of activities undertaken: Specifically, EcoEnergy Consulting was responsible for the following activities:

  • data collection and calculation of annual carbon emissions for the previous year in accordance with the GHG protocol and compilation of a report on the carbon footprint for Podgorica Airport, using a standardized and transparent methodology as well as GHG protocol calculation tools;
  • development of carbon management policy and propose effective measures to reduce carbon emissions at Podgorica Airport,
  • perform an analysis of current and future carbon management policies for Podgorica Airport and develop a Low-Carbon/Low-Energy Plan;
  • Propose effective measures to neutralize direct carbon emissions by compensation and prepare a study on how to achieve neutrality for carbon compensation for Podgorica Airport;
  • Design, create and implement awareness and behavior change campaigns among Podgorica Airport staff members and their stakeholders, with the aim of encouraging specific behaviors in order to raise the profile of low carbon practices throughout the airport community;
  • Design, create and implement a training campaign on energy efficiency and carbon management techniques for Podgorica Airport management, staff and stakeholders.

 

Project name: Impact assessment services for Hipotekarna banka, Montenegro for a credit line for energy efficiency measures (EE) and renewable energy projects (RES)

Client: Enecons Serbia (Green for Growth Fund, GGF)

Activity period: 10.2022-12.2023

Types of activities undertaken: The Green Growth Fund (GGF) and the Bank have prepared a new credit line to be allocated to energy efficiency (EE) measures and renewable energy (RE) projects to promote and facilitate private and public sector investments in EE and RES. The credit line will be used to finance subloans for EE and RE companies of various sizes, as well as public entities.

 

Project name: Two separate feasibility studies of on-site solar power generation for KIPS and Mesopromet, Montenegro, funded by the EBRD

Client: LDK Greece

Activity period: 10.2022-12.2022

Types of undertaken activities:

  • An overview of the regulatory framework for solar PV systems, including the necessary permits and licensing requirements, was done.
  • Support was provided in the identification of suitable locations for PV,
  • A high-level review of the current environmental sustainability management, management and monitoring system was conducted,
  • Assistance was provided in the preparation of relevant proposals for energy efficiency and resource efficiency measures with a special focus on waste management,
  • Country-specific information on the regulatory framework, tariffs and solar market is provided.

 

Project name: Updating the Air Quality Management Strategy of Montenegro

Client: Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism

Activity period: 09/2022-11/2022

Types of activities undertaken: EcoEnergy Consulting updated the working version of the Air Quality Management Strategy, using data on air pollutant emissions from the inventory and the Informative Report on the Inventory of Emissions for 2022 (with recalculation of emissions for the period 1990-2020).

 

Project name: Development of environmental impact assessment (EIA) for solar panels 5MW, Podgorica

Client: Permonte doo, Podgorica

Activity period: 08/2022-12/2022

Types of undertaken activities: All potential significant impacts were assessed in the environmental impact assessment report that arised as a consequence of the planned solutions. The results of the impact assessment are presented in the form of a matrix, which lists the development goals and measures from the plan as well as all related alternatives on the one hand, and various environmental issues (land, biodiversity, etc.) on the other.

 

Project name: Support for the implementation of renewable energy auctions in Montenegro

Client: Nera Consulting and Schoenherr, EBRD fund

Activity period: 07/2022-07/2023

Types of activities undertaken: EcoEnergy Consulting will support international consultants in the following tasks:

The key goals and objectives of this project are:

  • Detailed recommendations for selected design elements and draft amendments to existing legislation and documentation,
  • Recommendations on the design of auctions of renewable energy sources,
  • Tender documentation for solar PV and wind auctions,
  • Assessment of location suitability and availability of resources,
  • Detailed technical, financial, legal and environmental assistance to the competent authorities for tender implementation.

 

Project name: Preparation of basic inventories of gas emissions and risk and vulnerability assessment and preparation of mitigation and adaptation measures for 4 supported local self governments (LSGs) in Montenegro

Client: GIZ office

Activity period: 07/2022-08/2023

Types of undertaken activities: The main goal of the project is to support each selected municipality in Montenegro in the preparation of the Initial Emissions Inventory and risk and vulnerability assessment, and to propose mitigation and adaptation measures based on the consultation process with all relevant stakeholders.

These two assessments will form appropriate mitigation and adaptation actions based on reliable data and analysis relevant for preparation of Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAP). In Montenegro, 4 LSGs were selected and received support including Podgorica, Kolašin, Tivat and Pljevlja.

 

Project name: Consulting services for the development of Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment (SEA) of flood risk management plans for the Adriatic and Danube river basins within the project “Support to the implementation and monitoring of water management, Montenegro”

Client: Eptisa Southeast Europe d.o.o.

Activity period: 06/2022-12/2022

Types of activities undertaken: The main goal of the project is to produce a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Report for flood risk management plans, in close cooperation with state government agencies and ministries and the Water Authority through a participatory process. The SEA will describe, identify and evaluate the likely significant effects that the Flood Risk Management Plans will have on the environment in accordance with the Montenegrin Law on SEA.

 

 

Project name: Development of a Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment for the Forestry Development Strategy

Client: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management

Activity period: 06/2023-09/2023

Types of activities undertaken: SEA studies will describe, identify and evaluate likely significant positive and negative effects that the Strategy will have on the environment in accordance with the Montenegrin Law on SEA. Additionally, the SEA project will identify the most important environmental constraints related to the implementation of strategies and plans, as well as provide mitigation measures in case of negative environmental impacts.

The SEA studies will provide recommendations at the strategic level on how the potential negative effects that could result from the implementation of the Strategy can be minimized and how the positive effects can be increased.

 

Project name: Development of an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a surface mine for the exploitation of rocks

Client: Trojan Doo, Bar, Montenegro

Activity period: 07/2022-09/2022

Types of activities undertaken: All potential significant impacts are assessed in the environmental impact assessment report that may cause planned solutions or qualified alternative solutions for the considered environmental issues.

The results of the impact assessment are presented in the form of a matrix, which lists the development goals and measures from the plan as well as all related alternatives on the one hand, and various environmental issues (land, biodiversity, etc.) on the other.

 

Project name: Feasibility study of solar energy production for Voli Trade, Montenegro, financed by the EBRD

Client: LDK Greece, EBRD financing

Activity period: 06/2022-08/2022

Types of undertaken activities:

  • An overview of the regulatory framework for solar PV systems, including the necessary permits and licensing requirements, was done.
  • Support was provided in the identification of suitable locations for PV,
  • A high-level review of the current environmental sustainability management, management and monitoring system was conducted,
  • Assistance was provided in the preparation of relevant proposals for energy efficiency and resource efficiency measures with a special focus on waste management,
  • Country-specific information on the regulatory framework, tariffs and solar market is provided.

 

Name of the project: Analytical Support for Preparation of Readiness Support Plan of Montenegro

Client: Economic Consulting Associates (‘ECA’), World Bank Financing

Activity period: 04/2022-05/2022

Types of Activities Undertaken: Support the development of sections of the Readiness Support Plan covering the Market Readiness Analysis and the Long List Analysis of Carbon Charge Impact Options.

 

Project name: Support for the preparation of two technical reports on “Security of supply” and “Planning of the distribution network in Israel”

Client: MEDREG SECRETARIAT

Activity period: 09/2021- 11/2021

Types of activities undertaken: A report on the development of the Israeli distribution electricity system network was prepared based on data collected through a questionnaire that was sent to the members.

A report on Security of Supply in MEDREG member countries was prepared based on questionnaires submitted by country representatives.

 

Project name: SEA report on Tourism Development Strategy until 2025

Client: Ministry of Economic Development

Activity period: 09/2021-12/2021

Types of undertaken activities: A strategic environmental impact assessment was made.

 

Project Title: Technical assistance and integration services for adapting tourism planning and management tools to improve tourism sustainability

Client: Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism/ INTERREG MED ALTER ECO PLUS 2014-2023

Activity period: 03/2022-07/2022

Types of activities undertaken: Improving tourism management as well as improving the understanding of pressures in order to build concrete strategies towards a more sustainable and responsible tourism model for MED Plus. The mainstreaming process was supported in order to improve public policies related to tourism management.
Montenegro is one of the partners for whom the tool and recommendations will be used for 3 locations: Podgorica, Kotor and Žabljak

 

 

Name of the project: Preparation of EIA for road reconstruction – Highway – Kolašin section

Client: Monteput Ltd., Montenegro

Activity period: 03/2022-06/2022

Types of undertaken activities: An Elaborate on environmental impact assessment was prepared and consent was obtained.

 

Project name: Technical consulting services for the project “EU support for integrated water management” in Tirana, Albania

Client: Austrian Development Agency

Activity period: 04/2022-12/2022

Types of activities undertaken: Support EUSIWM activities related to issues of public participation, communication and awareness raising in the development of Ierzen River Basin Management Plans;

This should also include providing a methodology and model for AMBU to prepare communication and public participation plans for future river basin plans. A participatory communication strategy was developed between relevant stakeholders, affected and affected parties, target groups, university/academic research and NGOs.

 

Project name: IPA-INER project “External expertise and service costs: Energy management cycle trainings

Client: Agency for Local Democracy, NGO Nikšić

Activity period: 09/2021-03/2023

Types of activities undertaken: EcoEnergy Consulting is in charge of training related to the use of energy management software with the aim of showing cost estimates, electricity savings and the rate of return on investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

We have identified potential sources of financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

 

Project title: SEA reports on 3 National Forestry Development Plans in the municipalities of Rožaje, Pljevlja and Mojkovac

Client: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management

Activity period: 04/2020-08/2020

Types of activities undertaken: 3 Reports on strategic environmental impact assessment for the Forest Development Plan for the forest area of Mojkovac, Rožaje and Pljevlja 2020-2029 were prepared.

 

Project title: Social, Health and Security supervision of reconstruction works of M-2 road section Rozaje- Spiljani, M-18 road section Podgorica – Daoilovgrad and M-2 road section Tivat- Budva (Jaz).

Client: IRD Engineering

Activity period: 06/2020-06/2022

Types of undertaken activities: The general goal of the project is to provide supervision services over reconstruction works and the implementation of environmental and social policy for the reconstruction of three sections of the road; The section of the M-2 road Rožaje – Spiljani, the section of the road M-18 Podgorica – Danilovgrad and the section of the road M-2 Tivat – Budim (Jaz). In this context, the Independent Contractor will contribute to the project, especially in relation to “Occupational Health and Safety” and “Social” issues through its experts.

 

Name of the project: Preparation of the Biodiversity Basic Study for the needs of the ESIA study for the Brskovo Mine Project in Mojkovac

Client: Tara Resources

Activity period: 09/2020-12/2022

Types of undertaken activities: The subject of this agreement is the preparation of a basic study of biodiversity for the purposes of assessing the impact on the environment and society.

The report is composed of two parts: the first related to the collection of literature data and their interpretation, and the second is the final report, which, in addition to literature data, contains data obtained through field research. All segments of biodiversity are supplemented with GIS maps.

 

Project name: Development of an Action Plan for the implementation of the Green Agenda in the Western Balkans

Client: Council for Regional Cooperation in Sarajevo

Activity period: 09/2021- 10/2021

Types of activities undertaken:

  • Activity 1: Development of a road map for a circular economy in the Western Balkans
  • Activity 2: Creating a road map for climate action in the Western Balkans

 

Project name: Regional program of energy efficiency in the transmission component II: Montenegrin littoral: Development of the Luštica region

Client: GOPA – International Energy Consultants GmbH

Activity period: 03/2020-12/2023

Types of undertaken activities: Preparation of the basic biodiversity study for the project area, preparation of the ESIA report for the needs of KfW including the ESMP and Action Plan for resettlement and land acquisition, preparation of the EIA for the construction of the 110kV underground cable from Radovići to Kavac, preparation of the EIA for the DV 110kV Lastva- Kotor. The analyzes include elaboration of the project’s positive impacts on the economy and the environment through the reduction of CO2 emissions by increasing the efficiency of transmission lines.

 

Project name: Development of the National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP)

Client: GIZ office

Activity period: 08-2020-04-2022

Types of undertaken activities: Preparation together with an international consultant of the National Energy and Climate Plan.

 

Project name: Promoting the sustainable use of medicinal and aromatic plants to improve livelihoods and preserve biodiversity through the IPA program of cross-border cooperation Montenegro-Albania

Client: Municipality of Plav

Activity period: 07/2021-08/2022

Types of activities undertaken: Field research of aromatic and medicinal plants in the municipality of Plav, GIS mapping of the list of plants found during the research, creation of a website, organization of trainings for the local population, development of guidelines for the collection of aromatic and medicinal plants.

 

Project name: Assessment of Chapter 27 – Environment and Climate Change

Client: Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism

Activity period: 03/2020-6/2020

Types of undertaken activities: Analyzes of the fulfillment of legal, institutional, economic and financial goals defined in the Initial Criteria for Chapter 27 – Environment and Climate Change

 

Name of the project: Fact-finding study on the Serbian energy market, environmental protection policy and climate change

Client: OMNIA GmbH, KfW funded

Activity period: 01/2020-08/2020

Types of undertaken activities: Energy sector:

Advice on the status of energy sector reform relevant to the design of a policy-based loan instrument
Consider the points below and put them into a high-level reform package that will serve as a starting point for further discussion and negotiations on a policy-based lending instrument.

Environment sector:

A summary of the gap analysis below, current status and future plans, advantages and disadvantages of entering specific sub-themes with policy-based lending, and recommendations on the potential design of a high-level policy-based instrument;

Creation of 2 policy matrices with recommendations

 

Project title: Development of an Environmental Impact Assessment for a small hydroelectric power plant on the Ljestanica River

Client: Hydro Ljestanica ltd

Activity period: 10/2019-05/2020

Types of undertaken activities: We performed assessments in the management and protection of forest ecosystems, the protection of natural and cultural resources and the promotion of protected areas, proposed mitigating measures for environmental protection, planning and monitoring measures in various industrial areas.

Information:

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Ulica NOVA 7, Zagorič
Podgorica, Crna Gora

www.ecoenergy-consulting.com

Contact
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Director: Danilo Barjaktarović