Screening Best Available Technologies (BAT)

GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Description of project:

Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz, nukleare Sicherheit und Verbraucherschutz (BMUV) and the Iranian Department of Environment (DoE) have recognized the implementation of “Best Available Techniques” as one key area for cooperation and identified the petrochemical industry as a priority sector in this respect. The main objectives of the project were:

  • Promotion of environmentally friendly industrial practices by making use of BAT a precondition for obtaining an environmental permit.
  • Development of proposals for establishing a coherent, effective permitting, monitoring, and inspection regime, including an improved approach with regard to: source pollution abatement, minimizing resource use and waste generation, and environmental protection.

Activities undertaken:

Envidatec GmbH was entitled to provide the necessary information and coordination support for the implementation of the GER-IRN BAT project in Iran.

Employees involved:

  • Detlef Borst: Project manager and backstopping
  • Behzad Aghababazadeh: Energy efficiency and BAT expert