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The last lecture of the series "The Future of Energy" - "Fair Energy Transition in Bulgaria" was held on May 31. The lecture was organized by Junior Achievement Bulgaria and WWF Bulgaria under the Panda Labs Junior project for fair transition, which aims to contribute to the timely development of knowledge and entrepreneurial capacity among young people in the coal regions of Bulgaria, Northern Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro. The project raises awareness on the topics of renewable energy, energy efficiency, the circular economy and climate change mitigation and adaptation solutions.

Dr. Maria Manolova, Specialist in Sustainable Energy Planning in Municipalities, and Dr. Vihren Mitev, Expert in Circular Economy and Green Entrepreneurship at Junior Achievement Bulgaria, spoke about the sources of greenhouse gas emissions by sectors and activities, energy efficiency of buildings and households, optimizing the use of natural resources, energy planning and the role of municipalities, energy poverty, and opportunities to finance a fair transition.


Upcoming events:

  • Two thematic hackathons on 18-19 June on "Natural solutions for a fair transition" and "Sustainable energy development in coal mining areas"


Registration link: https://bit.ly/3m5pyMw

The best students in the hackathons will have the opportunity to participate in international meetings with hackathon participants in other countries - Northern Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro; free participation in the pre-accelerator program Beyond of JA Bulgaria and its subsidiary The Edge, in which the winning teams can further develop their ideas and turn them into a start-up business; visit of the European Commission to Brussels.