Who we are

The Energy and Sustainable Development Agency

The energy agency “Agenzia per l’Energia e lo Sviluppo Sostenibile” (AESS) was founded in 1999 with the support of the EC SAVE II Programme by five founding partners (City of Modena, Province of Modena, Modena Chamber of Commerce, the former energy utility of Modena “META” and the former local transport company “ATCM”). Additional members were Legambiente (environmental association), Unione Italiana Consumatori (consumer association), two local utilities and several Town Councils.The list of AESS current partners is available at web page Members

AESS is a nonprofit organization and a member of the Energy Agency Italian network RENAEL, which gathers more than 22 local Energy Agencies. AESS is also accredited as Energy Saving Company by italian energy authority AEEG

Executive director Piergabriele Andreoli is a senior expert, having more than 10 years experience in renewables and energy saving issues. The current staff of AESS is available at web page Staff and Contacts

AESS is primarily involved in the promotion of renewable energy sources, energy efficency and reduction of energy consumption among Local Authorities, SMEs, schools and consumers

A list of the main activities in which AESS is involved is available at web page What we do and in the relevant subsection.