Research for energy efficiency and renewable energy in urban areas

Last updated: 24 August 2021
The Ministry of Environment is using funding provided for the promotion and dissemination of interventions to improve efficiency and energy savings for electricity and heat from renewable sources, and in particular for the development of solar thermal, to fund research projects targeting energy efficiency and renewable energy in urban areas. A total of EUR 16.9 million is available.Funded projects are competitively selected, and various types of organisations can apply, including:Dedicated public research bodies;trade associations;local energy agencies;ESCOs;agencies, organizations or institutions responsible for communication, information and training on the environment;and public bodies.284 applications were delivered and 52 projects have been financed, with an assessment of 60 M€ of total investments.

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