ALTERENERGY at the “NEXTWORK - European Project Forum"

The Strategic Project ALTERENERGY, funded within the IPA Adriatic Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013, joins the “Nextwork -  European Project Forum” that will take place at the Convention&Spa Resort “Nova Yardinia” in Castellaneta Marina (Ta), from 2nd to 4th October 2014. The project will be presented on October 3rd (h 9.00-11.00 am) and a project stand will opened for three days (h 09.30/12.00 am - 14.30/19.30 pm).

The Mediterranean Department of Puglia Region, Lead Partner of ALTERENERGY project, will present the Adriatic community of renewable energies activated by sharing knowledge initiatives, technologies and financial instruments. To this day ALTERENERGY has 40 Agreements already signed for the implementation of activities, 10 Energy Assessment studies, 9 SEAP (Sustainable Energy Action Plan), 25 feasibility studies completed till now, 9 capacity building report. During the Nextwork Forum, in particular, the project staff will give details about 58 target communities selected in the Adriatic area, in which pilot projects in the energy field are going to be implemented.

With 12.5 Million Euro total budget, the Strategic Project ALTERENERGY aims to contribute to the European Union’s objectives on climate and energy “20-20-20” through the promotion of sustainable energy in small Adriatic municipalities, improving their capacity to plan and manage integrated actions of energy saving and the production of energy from renewable sources. So, Nextwork will be a wonderful occasion to speak about best practice and to meet Euro-Mediterranean cultures, in according to future challenges in the areas of strategic development.