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The third project member team meeting about the project „Efficient usage of solar energy for better future – SP-Future”, took place in the premises of Association of South-Western Municipalities, Blagoevgrad

 Оn the 16th April 2013, the 3rd project member team meeting about the project „Efficient usage of solar energy for better future – SP-Future”, took place in the premises of Association of South-Western Municipalities, Blagoevgrad.  

The goals of the meeting were to:

To do an overview, oversight and plan the activities related to the project implementation;

Assess the progress of the project;

Training of enviro-coaches (first training for teachers) in Strumica

Current activities

7 members of the project team took part in the meeting – project manager, coordinator, accountant, engineer, administrative assistant, and other municipal experts. This included, three representatives of the project partner from the Centre for development of South-East Region, two representatives of the other partner – Association of Southwestern Municipalities, and one representative of the other two partners – Petrich municipality and Strumitza municipality. 

As a result of this meeting, the project team delivered: A plan for establishing the pe-er network of teachers; a completed monitoring of the project’s progress;  midterim evaluation of the project.

 

Start of the training for teachers of the cross-border region in Strumitsa, Macedonia

 From 19-21 of April in hotel "Sirius" was held the first training for the teachers from the cross-border region on a theme: “Energy efficiency”. This training is part of the soft measures in the framework of the implementation of the project "Efficient usage of solar energy for better future-SP-FUTURE".
On the training attended five teachers from each school: "Sando Masev", Strumica and "Anton Popov”, Petrich, and trainers from both sides of the cross-border region as well. The training was focused on the following themes: ecology, environmental pollution, usage of renewable resources and sustainability and developing of tools for interactive educational workshops with pupils from both schools.

Main activities of the project are: applying photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the primary schools "Sando Masev" in Strumica and "Anton Popov" in Petrich, as well as developing of a teachers’ network and developing a Guide for Teachers.

The second training for the teachers will be held in June in Petrich, Bulgaria, where study visit to the buildings equipped with new technology for using renewable energies is planned. Also the teachers should prepare the Guide for teachers, which will include a plan of lessons for environment in primary schools.
To increase the public awareness of saving electricity in primary schools, many activities that will lead their teachers are foreseen. More than 200 students from the cross-border region will take an active part in interactive educational workshops. The best students will be invited to participate to the quiz SunPower during the festival, which will take place in May 2014 in Strumica.

 

Second project meeting was held in Petrich, Bulgaria for the team of the project SP-FUTURE

 On the 22nd of January 2013, the second project member team meeting about the project „Efficient usage of solar energy for better future – SP-Future”, took place in the premises of hotel „Sirius”, Strumitza, Republic of Macedonia.

The goals of the meeting were to:

  • do an overview, oversight and plan the activities related to the project implementation;
  • discuss a request for First level control;
  • assess the progress of the project;
  • discuss the establishment of pe-er network among teachers.

7 members of the project team took part in the meeting – project manager, coordinator, accountant, engineer, administrative assistant, and other municipal experts. This included, three representatives of the project partner from the Center for development of South-East Region, two representatives of the other partner – Association of Southwestern Municipalities, and one representative of the other two partners – Petrich municipality and Strumitza municipality.

As a result of this meeting, the project team delivered: A plan for establishing the pe-er network of teachers; a completed monitoring of the project’s progress;  midterm evaluation of the project.

 

The kick off project team meeting of the project SP-FUTURE was held in Strumitsa, Macedonia

 On the 10th of August 2012, the kick off project team meeting about the project „Efficient usage of solar energy for better future – SP-Future”, took place in the premises of hotel „Sirius”, Strumitza, Republic of Macedonia. 

The goals of the meeting were to:

Present the project, its goals, planned activities and expected results;

To introduce the project partners participating in the implementation of the project – municipalities and organizations;

Discuss internal project documents – Action plan, Annex 3 of Project Procurement Plan, Communication plan;

Appoint responsibilities and tasks among the project team members and the means of communication.

7 members of the project team took part in the meeting – project manager, coordinator, accountant, engineer, administrative assistant, and other municipal experts. These included, three representatives of the project partner - Centre for development of South-East Region, two representatives from Petrich municipality, and one representative of the other two partners – Association of South-Western Municipalities and Strumitza municipality. 

As a result of this meeting, the project team delivered: an Action plan; a Project Procurement Plan;  clearly appointed tasks and responsibilities; communication plan between the project team and the partners.