Investing in the Future Programme
Special Funding Programme for 2001-2003 to endorse energy research in the following fields : - Fuel cells (stationary and mobile applications) received about EUR 63 million; - Alternative vehicle propulsion (e.g. high performance batteries) and regenerative fuel production (e.g. hydrogen, methanol) received about EUR 15 million; - Geothermal energy production (heat and electricity) received about EUR15 million; - Offshore wind energy received about EUR 15 million; and - Renovation of existing buildings (energetic aspects) received about EUR15 million. The total budget for 2001-2003 was EUR 123 million, or EUR 41 million per year.