MACRO ACTIVITY VIEW


The definition of a specific Macro Activity.

View the Macro Activity Features and the related EEE profiles, Activities, Micro Activities, Knowledge, Skills and Competence.

Macro Activity

Energy trading and green procurement

Macro Activity Features
Framework
  • Advisory
  • Management
Object
  • Energy production
  • Industrial plants
  • Infrastructures
  • Outdoor environment
  • Technical building systems
Theory Field
  • Building physics
  • Data analytics
  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Heat transfer
  • Lighting
  • Statistics
  • Technology of materials
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electronics
  • Hydraulics
  • Metrology
Scale
  • Whole¬†building
  • Neighbourhood
  • City
  • Region
  • Country
Criteria Constraints
  • Climatic
  • Economical
  • Environmental
  • Legislative
  • Standardization
Standard
  • ISO 20400
Implementation Context
  • European Union
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Italy
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
Related Profiles
 
Related Activities and Micro Activities
 
1. Identification of load flexibility and demand response potentials
2. Identification of key elements of tariff systems (electricity, natural gas, district heating, etc.)
3. Development and management of trading activities
4. Economic-financial planning linked to energy marketing
5. Identifying and facilitating funding and financing opportunities for green procurement
6. Using IT solutions for the management of dispatching contracts and demand response
7. Development of mathematical models for load forecasting and balancing
8. Evaluation of existing energy trading procedures and identification of potentials for improvements
9. Assessment of existing and creation of new procedures for effective green procurement (structure and legislative constrains, environmental objectives)
 
Related Knowledge, Skills and Competences
 
Knowledge
K1 Knowledge of the energy market, energy trading, players involved, relevant regulatory framework, products and type of supply offers, contractual forms, tariffs and current prices Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K2 Knowledge about energy performance contracting and the characteristics of energy efficiency measures in the building sector Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K3 Knowledge of contractual arrangements for the purchase of goods and services, with particular reference to interventions aimed at energy refurbishment (green procurement and energy services) Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K4 Knowledge of the budgeting elements Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K5 Knowledge of the forms and procedures for the detection of costs Basic
Advanced
K6 Knowledge of the EU and local funding programs and their rules Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K7 Knowledge of the financial and economic literacy Basic
Advanced
K10 Knowledge of current and forthcoming national and EU building energy legislation Basic
K15 Knowledge of project management techniques, business organization, budget control and analytical accounting Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K31 Knowledge of reporting techniques (auditing, certification, maintenance plans, BACS documentation, etc.) Basic
K32 Knowledge of techniques for detecting risk situations Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K34 Knowledge of methods and techniques for detection of flexibility potential in buildings Basic
K38 Knowledge about creation of different business models for sustainable pricing between partners/members of the energy community Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K41 Knowledge of decision support methods (CBA, LCA and multi-criteria decision making) Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
Hard skills
HS4 To be able to assess the national and local context and legislation Basic
HS18 To be able to prepare all necessary documents and conduct activities for the green procurement Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
Soft Skills
SS1 To be able to interact with the customer, listening and understanding their needs promoting technical and technological solutions Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS2 Ethical and sustainable thinking about energy and environmental issues related to buildings Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS3 Motivation and perseverance abilities during various activities related to energy efficiency projects in buildings Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS4 Ability to lead or participate in a team dealing with energy efficiency and to act in an impartial and objective manner Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS5 Critical thinking about proposed energy efficient solutions Basic
SS6 Be able to collect information through effective interviewing, listening, observing, analysing, measuring and reviewing documents, records, and data Basic
SS7 Ability to attention to details and to establish root causes Basic
SS8 To be able to prevent and resolve conflicts Basic
Advanced
SS9 Willingness to collaborate and participate proactively in a team, demonstrating the ability to adapt and interact differently in relation to specific situations Basic
SS10 To be able to moderate various meetings and effectively present key findings Basic
Advanced
SS11 Project management and methodology adopting effective and efficient behaviours Basic
SS12 Ability to time management skills and attention to detail Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS14 To be able to identify and understand staff needs related to training in the energy efficiency of buildings Basic
Advanced
SS15 Complex problem solving in a effective manner Basic
Competence
C4 Awareness of the environmental implications of energy use Basic
C5 Awareness of methods for data analysis Basic
C8 Awareness of strategies and techniques to optimize results and to address any critical issues Basic
Advanced
C11 To be able to carry out the application of criteria for assigning tasks, operating methods, sequences and times for carrying out activities and for the optimal use of materials and equipment Basic
Advanced
C12 To be able to identify the purchase needs of equipment and materials and to efficiently manage stocks Basic
C13 To be able to use appropriate procedures, conduct envisioned activities and evaluate available technologies related to the energy use in buildings Basic
C17 To be able to work with complex environmental and energy data Basic
Advanced
C18 To be capable to collect, organise and analyse quantitative data and perform complex numerical analyses Basic
Advanced
C21 To be able to manage negotiation between different stakeholders and apply different problem-solving techniques related to energy and environmental issues in buildings Basic
Advanced
C28 To be able to carry out the application of reporting techniques for activities and materials with the emphasis on green procurement, also in terms of accounting for the various stages of work progress Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C29 To be able to carry out the preparation of technical reports or procurement documents such as project proposals or tenders with the emphasis on green procurement Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C33 To be able to apply complex methodologies to carry out economic evaluation of projects and to identify associated risks, the profitability of investments, sources of financing, and financing instruments Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised