Veneto Agricoltura - Municipality of Polverara, start up of negotiation process

Thursday, the 26th of September 2013, at 14.30 at the Municipality of Polverara (Piazza San Fidenzio 8, Polverara - PD ), the first meeting between Veneto Agriculture and representatives of the Polverara Municipality (PD) will take place. The aim is to start up the so-called "negotiation phase" in view of the signature of the cooperation protocol to implement the European Project "Alterenergy".

The project, funded through the EU IPA CBC Adriatic Programme, and implemented through
Veneto Agricultura”, at no cost for the public administration, will give access knowledge and skills in the field of renewable energy and will allow to take advantage of social, economic and environmental opportunities that these increasing sector offer.

Among the activities that will be implemented, in the coming months are foreseen to be produced training courses for administrators, businesses and citizens to promote the use of energy from renewable resources and more sustainable model for energy consumption. In addition, the Municipality will benefit of the development of a local energy plan that will be strategic for assessing the opportunities offered by regional funds in the future programming period 2014/2020.

How did we get to this stage? After a selection phase, which involved 10 municipalities under 10,000 inhabitants, from Padua, Rovigo and Venice provinces. In this framework the strategic project " Alterenergy ", identified the Municipality of Polverara (PD ) as suitable area where implement, at local level, activities to spread patterns for a more sustainable use of energy.

Form other side Polverara through "Alterenergy" will belong to an international partnership with theinvolvement of 18 partners from 8 countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania and Greece and Italy) from the Adriatic area engaged in the promotion of pathways for sustainable energy production and consumption.