11-15 December 2000 – Paris (F)
Learn about GreenLight at Elec 2000. Elec is an international exhibition organised every two years in Paris. Elec brings together the supply from all over the world, within the sectors of electricity, automation, climatic engineering and lighting. Elec is an exhibition of products, systems and services associated with these products. Elec is aimed at all professionals within the sectors of energy, electricity, industry and building industry.
1-4 November 2000 – Lisbon (P)
Luis Silva, Head of the Marketing Department at the Centro para a Conservação de Energia (CCE) presented GreenLight during the UIE2000 Conference “Electricity for a Sustainable Urban Development”. This conference was jointly organised by the International Union of Electricity Applications (UIE) and Electricidade de Portugal. It was mainly concerned with the role of electricity in the development of cities in the 21st century, towards an energy efficient and environmentally sustainable economy.
October 2000 – Germany
The October issue of Contracting & Waermedienst features a comprehensive description of the GreenLight Programme (contact person: Klaus Peter Kirsch, Saarländische Energie-Agentur GmbH).
27 October 2000 – Madrid (E)
Potential Spanish GreenLight Partners and Endorsers were invited to attend the presentation of GreenLight at the International Exhibition of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (MATELEC – Madrid – Room B at 12:00 a.m). This presentation was co-organised by IDAE and the Comite Español de Iluminación (CEI). Contact:
11-12 Sept. 2000 – Paris (F)
Highlight on GreenLight at the “Journees Nationales de la Lumiere” (National Lighting Conference) in Paris, the biggest French conference on lighting, organised every two years and gathering more than 600 lighting practitioners. Contact person:
13-15 Sept. 2000 – Finland
‘Grönt Ljus för Europa’ is represented at Nordisk Belysningskongress 2000. Contact person:
July 2000 – Finland
In their Xpress Newsletter 3/2000 of July, the Energy Information Centre for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources (MOTIVA) provide their readers with all details about GreenLight. The newsletter is published in Finnish five times per year. It is the source of news on energy conservation.
June 2000 – Italy
The ‘Gestione Energia N.2/2000’ periodical provides its 5000 readers (mostly energy managers) with an article on GreenLight (download text in PDF 194 KB). Contact:
30-31 May 2000 – Austria
GreenLight is presented and advertised at the Annual Conference of the Austrian Association of Lighting Technology (LTG). Contact person:
23-26 May 2000 – Oslo (N)
GreenLight is represented at Eliaden 2000 in Oslo (Norway).
12-13 May 2000 – Spain
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11-16 April 2000 – Milan (I)
The GreenLight programme’s materials are displayed on the European Commission’s stand during Euroluce, the 20th International Lighting Exhibition in Milan, Italy.
April 2000 – Austria
The Austrian Energy Agency magazine dedicates a full article untitled “…and let there be GreenLight” in its issue Nr. 1/2000 received by 1500 people.

19-23 March 2000 – Frankfurt (D)
The GreenLight programme formed the centre-piece of the European Commission stand at the “Light + Building 2000” Fair, the new international leading fair for Light and Electrical Technology, Airconditioning and Building Services from 19 to 23 March 2000 in Frankfurt am Main. More than 100.000 visitors and 1,800 exhibitors attended the new event. Among visitors were specialists dealing with the management and technical operation of large-scale properties such as industrial and office buildings, airports, trade fair sites, large hospitals, public authorities and other institutions.”
7 February 2000 – Brussels (B)
GreenLight was officially launched on 7 February 2000 in Brussels during a special event gathering more than 70 participants from the 15 Member States. Among them were representatives from the European National Energy Agencies who are determined to actively promote this innovative programme in each country. Also present were several chief executives from companies at the forefront of pollution prevention in Europe. The launch event was opened by Mr. G. Hanreich, EC Director for New Energies & Demand Management, and Mr. C. Turmes, Member of the European Parliament. Both expressed their enthusiasm and positive views for this promising initiative of the European Commission.

Upcoming Events:
25-26 January 2001 – Staffelstein (D)
Learn about GreenLight in Staffelstein (Germany) during a seminar on Innovative Lighting Technology in Buildings.
23-27 May 2001 – Milan (I)
Special focus on GreenLight at the biennal INTEL 2001 Conference, the International exhibition for electronics, electrical technology and illumination.
11-16 June 2001 – France
First-year assessment of GreenLight
at the eceee 2001 Summer Study
eceee is the European Council for an
Energy-Efficient Economy.
18-20 June 2001 (ISL)
GreenLight success stories presented at the famous LUX EUROPA 2001 conf.
(held every two years; this time in Reykjavík, Iceland)
25 – 27 October 2001 – Helsinki (FIN)
Special GreenLight Event at Light 2001 – Trade fair for lighting professionals. See GreenLight National Contact Point.

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