Puglia, Emilia Romagna and Friuli Venezia Giulia Regions: received applications

The public notices for the submission of expressions of interest in Puglia, Emilia Romagna and Friuli Venezia Giulia Regions are closed. 20 applications were received in Puglia Region, 10 in Emilia Romagna Region and 15 in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region. The public call for the expression of interest of cities and municipalities in the Region of Istria is still open and it will expire at 12.00 am on Friday, April 19th, 2013.

Among the municipalities with population of less than 10000 inhabitants (Istat data January 1st 2010) one will be selected in each Region, as long as it presents the best conditions to host on its territory the interventions foreseen by the strategic Project ALTERENERGY - Energy Sustainability for Adriatic Small Communities, funded within the cross-border Cooperation Programme IPA-Adriatic 2007-2013.

The activities that Puglia, Emilia Romagna and Friuli Venezia Giulia Regions will carry out between 2013 and 2015 in the chosen municipality will be aimed to the implementation and testing of models of sustainable management and use of energy resources.

Training, information and capacity building for local government officials, analysis of energy balance and CO2 emissions in its territory, development of an Integrated Plan for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (PAES) and / or update of the existing energetic and environmental planning, feasibility studies for the implementation of specific actions identified in PAES, and realisation of infrastructure pilot initiatives in sustainable management of energy resources are on the agenda.