The Basque Government first created its own energy agency, the Ente Vasco de la Energía (or EVE) to lay the foundations for an energy policy that has been grounded, to different degrees at different stages, on energy efficiency, diversification of energy sources and promotion of renewables.
Since then Ente Vasco de la Energía has been in charge of developing projects and initiatives in line with government policies.
El The Ente Vasco de la Energía - EVE (Basque Energy Board) is the Basque Government's energy agency. Its mission is to:
In order to achieve this mission, the agency provides a service to the Basque Government's Department of Economic Development and Infrastructures in matters related to energy and geological and mining resources. It also participates in projects, involving private companies and government institutions. It works to disseminate the values and messages underpinning its strategies amongst society at large.
EVE's capacity for action is backed by the technical capacity, commitment and leadership of its staff and by efficient planning and management of its resources..
Ente Vasco de la Energía seeks to continue to be the region’s benchmark organisation in the energy field for its contribution to energy efficiency, development of renewable energy, supply security and its leadership in positioning the Basque Country as a knowledge pole and industrial reference point in the energy industry. It does this by.
Meet the expectations of the Basque Government's Department of Economic Development and Infraestructures
To position the Basque Country as a knowledge hub and an industrial reference in the energy industry.
To source financial resources to ensure self-financing.
To generate values and social opinion in line with the defined strategy.
EVE's quality policy is reviewed each year to adapt the objectives to new challenges, risks and opportunities and ensure that they remain applicable.
Accordingly, the following principles have been established: