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).

21
Jun

2016 EU Sustainable Energy Week, the EUSEW Policy Conference

on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 10:17.

From 14 to 16 June, public and private energy stakeholders filled the European Commission's Charlemagne building and Residence Palace in Brussels to debate policy, share ideas and network for Europe's transition to a low-carbon economy. This year's key theme was the power of the consumer to drive the energy transition.

15
Jun

EUSEW winners: CO2-free beer, a Croatian region and a charitable renewable association

on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 10:20.

Winners of this year's EU Energy Awards have been announced at EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels. Winner of the 'business' category is Göss Brewery in Austria. The brewery runs entirely on renewable energy and integrates other sustainable energy technologies in the brewing process.

16
Jun

Environment and Climate: 2016 Call for Proposals for LIFE Action Grants

on Thursday, 16 June 2016 10:26.

The 2016 call for proposals for LIFE Action Grants is open and the European Commission invites legal entities registered in the European Union to present their applications from now until September 2016. The call covers proposals for both LIFE sub-programmes: Environment and Climate.

31
May

Educational process on sustainable development and recycling in Novo Mesto - Slovenia

on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 08:26.

Within the framework of the project WE-NET (Working for Environmentally Educated Towns) funded by the programme Europe for Citizens, the Association for Developing Voluntary Work Novo Mesto organized two educational activities on the themes of recycling waste management and sustainable development. More than 60 participants, mainly youngsters attended and contributed to the event.