About Us

The Black Sea Energy Research Centre is an association of energy experts prominent in the different fields of the energy science and practice. The Centre was created in 2007 in Sofia, Bulgaria, as a non-profit organization, aimed to continue and build upon the achievements of the Black Sea Regional Energy Centre established in 1995 by an initiative of the European Commission and the countries of the Black Sea Region. In this sense, BSERC goes forward in the development of of the co-operation between the Black Sea region countries and Bulgaria on the one side and the European Union on the other side, in the energy field, and puts an emphasis on research.



News & Events

Energy Modelling Platform for Europe (EMP-E) 2018

14.05.2018 25-26 September 2018, Brussels

The cluster LCE-21-2015, consisting of four Horizon 2020 projects (SET-NAV, MEDEAS, REEEM, REFLEX) working on “Modelling and analysing the energy system, its transformation and impacts&rdquo ...

Energy Efficiency Services in the Building Sector

20.03.2018 Seminar

On March 29th, 2018, BSERC will hold a seminar on the energy efficiency services in the buildings sector.

The event will present the key outcomes and developments of two EU-funded projects ...

EU-MERCI, the result of the European project dedicated to energy efficiency in the industrial sector


In two years 2,900 energy efficiency projects have been collected and cataloged in a database freely accessible by industries wishing to invest in energy saving

After two years of ...


Quality certification frameworks for Energy Efficiency services to scale up responsible investment in the building sector (QualitEE)

The overall objective of the QualitEE project is to scale up responsible investment in energy efficiency services in the building sector, increase the trust of clients and financial institutions i ...

Guiding European policy toward a low-carbon economy. Modelling energy system development under environmental and socioeconomic constraints (MEDEAS)

MEDEAS project aims to help policy makers and stakeholders to rank priorities in the promotion of renewable energy technologies in order to achieve a social and economic low carbon transitio ...

Social Sciences and Humanities for Advancing Policy in European Energy (SHAPE-ENERGY)

Overview: Social Sciences and Humanities for Advancing Policy in European Energy (SHAPE-ENERGY) is a €2 m investment through the EU Horizon 2020 programme. Specifically ...