In October, the Interreg Europe Monitoring Committee conditionally approved 66 projects received in the second call for proposals. 16 of these projects target low-carbon economy. Together with the projects accepted in the first call, this brings the number of projects in low-carbon economy Policy Learning Platform to 31.
The experts of the Low-Carbon Economy Policy Learning Platform have started to analyse the approved projects. All projects have been provisionally placed in three subgroups: sustainable mobility, energy efficiency and renewable energy, and cmart grids. This should help any reader easily find projects that spark their interest.
smart grids & other
Sustainable mobility is a hot-topic – 14 of the approved projects are covering it one way or another. Some projects, like RESOLVE, are aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of traffic within the cities. Others, like CYCLEWALK MODE, hope to stimulate the use of alternative transport methods such as walking and cycling.
The energy efficiency group has ten projects. A large share of the projects improve the energy efficiency of buildings by renovating old buildings, REBUS, and stimulate near zero CO2 emission policies, ZEROCO2. The use of financial instruments for energy efficiency is the focus of FINERPOL.
Renewable energy and smart grids
The renewable energy and smart grids group includes projects creating opportunities for improved policies towards renewable energy sources, BIO4ECO, or smart grids, SET-UP. At this moment, the renewable energy and smart grids group consists of seven approved projects.
The Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platforms are here to stimulate knowledge exchange. The projects of the same family will be encouraged to learn from each other. To fine-tune the services and products of the Platforms to the user needs, we encourage you to share your ideas with Marie-José Zondag, email@example.com Thematic Manager for low-carbon economy.
For detailed information about the Interreg Europe projects, please see Interreg Europe website.
BIOCLOC - Final conference at Camera di Commercio di Prato, Via del romito, 71
The new project REFORM supports the introduction of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in local authorities of four European regions.
(SoCIaL) Workshop on Smart cities & Smart mobility towards improving quality of life & Well-being.
Kick-off meeting and 1st Stakeholder Committee of ECOWASTE4FOOD project
The REFORM Kick-Off event will take place in Thessaloniki on February 28th - March 2nd.
Trento (Italy) is going to held this event on ENERGY EFFICIENCY which will address the Italian best practices in the use of financial instruments