Alterenergy (Energy sustainability for Adriatic small communities)

is the new energy sustainability challenge which aims to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy production across the Adriatic area. It is the first strategic project funded within the cross-border Cooperation Programme IPA-Adriatic 2007-2013, which relies on 12.5 Million Euro total budget; it has been launched in September 2011 with 4 years duration. The initiative relies on a partnership of 18 organizations, regions, ministries and energy agencies belonging to all the countries of the Adriatic area: Italy (7 Adriatic Regions), Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia and it is led by the Mediterranean Department of Puglia Region with the scientific support of the Technology and Innovation Regional Agency (ARTI Puglia).


ALTERENERGY within “Portraits of remarquable local commitments to sustainable energy”

on Friday, 15 July 2016 12:09.

The guide, entitled “Portraits of remarquable local commitments to sustainable energy”, presents the Strategic Project ALTERENERGY at pages 32-33 focusing on the “pioneer approach to awareness raising through educational art project”. This document is based on the applications received by the Federation of European Regions and Agencies for Energy and the Environment at the occasion of the Roger Léron Award 2016.


Innovative and sustainable grid projects awarded “Good Practice of the Year”

on Friday, 01 July 2016 10:28.

Three innovative projects that help advance the grid integration of renewable energy have received the “Good Practice of the Year” award from the Renewables Grid Initiative. The winners, announced at the Energy Infrastructure Forum in Copenhagen, are: Early Involvement of Landowners by, the Virtual Power Plant Next Pool developed by Next Kraftwerke GmbH and Minimise Cable Impact on Marine Ecosystems by Terna.


Abruzzo Region: actions of energy saving in Pratola Peligna municipality

on Friday, 08 July 2016 08:51.

The activities of the administration of Pratola Peligna municipality aimed at reducing energy consumption keep going. The go-ahead has been given to the realization of a program to improve consumptions in the public structures of the sports complex of Peligno. The initiative is part of the activities foreseen in the Memorandum of Understanding between Abruzzo Region and Pratola Peligna municipality which joined the IPA Adriatic Alterenergy project.


6th Edition of the "World Smart City Awards": open call, apply now!

on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 10:37.

The call for the sixth edition of the World Smart City Awards is now open for applications. Smart City players can present their candidacies from now until September 7th 2016. The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held on November 16th 2016 in the scope of the Smart City Expo in Barcelona (Spain).