The Steering Committee will monitor the overall operation of the project and its conformity with the work-programme, as well as with the EU needs and objectives.

Steering Committee

The Steering Committe is composed by one member from each partner of the Consortium and by            representatives of key stakeholders, including the most influential institutions, namely the following:
  • European Commission Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC);
  • International Energy Agency (IEA);
  • European Association of Electric Utilities (EURELECTRIC);
  • European Association of Appliance Manufacturers (CEDEC);
  • European Lamp Companies Federation (ELC);
  • Swedish Energy Agency (STEM);
  • Swiss Agency for Efficient Energy Use (S.A.F.E);
  • Eurostat.

The Swiss Agency for Efficient Energy Use (S.A.F.E), will participate in some parts of the work programme, particulary in Work Packages 3, 4 and 5.


The mission of the JRC is to provide customer-driven scientific and technical support for the conception, development, implementation and monitoring of EU policies. As a service of the European Commission, the JRC functions as a reference centre of science and technology for the Union. Close to the policy-making process, it serves the common interest of the Member States, while being independent of special interests, whether private or national.

The IEA acts as energy policy advisor for its 26 member countries in their effort to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for their citizens. , the IEA conducts a broad programme of energy research, data compilation,publications and public dissemination of the latest energy policy analysis and recommendations on good practices.

EURELECTRIC seeks to contribute to the competitiveness
of our industry, to provide effective representation for the industry in public affairs, and to promote the role of electricity in the advancement of society. Its mission is to contribute to the development and competitiveness of the electricity industry and to promote the role of electricity in the advancement of society.

CECED's main objective is to represent and defend European Industry interests. It provides a forum for the industry to reach consensus on issues of common interest such as product/process standardisation and regulatory initiatives. This consensus-building role can also lead to concrete commitments or agreements within the industry that can become the basis for EU policy initiatives.

The ELC promotes the efficient lighting practice for the benefit of the global environment, human comfort and the health and safety of consumers. Advising and co-operating with legislative bodies in developing European Directives and Regulations of relevance to the European lamp industry.

The Swedish Energy Agency, works towards transforming the Swedish energy system into an ecological and economically sustainable system through guiding state capital towards the area of energy, working in collaboration with trade and industry, energy companies, municipalities and the research community.

Eurostat’s mission is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service

S.A.F.E. is an association that strives to promote energy efficiency in Switzerland.




Nikolaos Roubanis



Conrad U. Brunner
Swiss Agency for Effient Energy Use, Schweizerische Agentur für Energieeffizienz
Schaffhauserstrasse 34
CH 8006
Tel: +41 44 226 30 70
Fax: +41 226 30 99

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