The Energy Management Agency of Maramures (AMEMM) was established by the Maramures County Council, the regional public administration of the county of Maramures (Romania) with the support of the Intelligent Energy Europe program. AMEMM was created as an opportunity and necessity for the promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources at county level. AMEMM is working closely with the regional and local authorities in Maramures on sustainable energy and climate planning documents.
Other strategic founding members are the Baia Mare North University Center within the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Municipality of Baia Mare, Maramures Environmental Protection Agency and Maramures Water Authority.
The Baia Mare University has a Department for Engineering of Mineral Resources, Materials and Environment conducting research in the fields of low-grade ore deposit mining, impact of mining technologies on plants and animals, design and implementation of underground mineral exploitation as well as mining ventilation systems and air conditioning, development of hazard data assessment regarding non-energy minerals fields, development of hazard maps and environmental quality evaluation.
The Agency was launched in August 2009 and serves a wide range of target groups: local and regional authorities, citizens, home owner associations, energy companies, students and teachers and has the following objectives:
GZK and AMEMM are planning a fact-finding mission in Maramureș, Romania in September 2020.