Dario Chello – “We need less dogmatism and more pragmatism”
2 October 2018

Dario Chello, president of the Mediterranean Association of National Agencies for Energy Management (MEDENER), is calling for a change of tack with regard to energy efficiency in Southern Mediterranean states.

Econostrum.info: You are organizing a conference on 4th October, 2018, in Amman, Jordan on the theme “Energy efficiency and energy prices: a peaceful cure for the headache”. What is this headache that needs curing?

Dario Chello. This is the sixth conference organized by the MEDENER (Mediterranean Association of National Agencies for Energy Management). Each year, we address a major issue in the field of energy conservation and try to move forward. The price of energy can be an obstacle in matters of energy efficiency. In many countries on the Southern Mediterranean Rim, it’s ridiculously low –when it’s paid- due to state subsidies….

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