Nikolaos Kontinakis works in the Energy Efficiency Unit of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER). The mission of the Unit is to deliver on the Green Deal objective to prioritise energy efficiency by developing and implementing the necessary legislation and by supporting the mainstreaming of energy efficiency investments under the European Green Deal Investment Plan.
Nikolaos works with policies pertinent to the energy efficiency targets, the nexus between ICT and energy efficiency, metering and billing, split incentives for energy efficiency, and citizens’ information and empowerment. He is the contact point for the Concerted Action on EED in DG ENER. For the last 20 years, he has worked for the development and implementation of policies and projects in energy, climate, ICT and the sustainable development of cities and regions.