Related projects - Currently ongoing

  • EU-Project ENERGY 4 COHESION: Preparation of a knowledge basis for the extensive and efficient use of Structural and Cohesion Funds between 2007 and 2013 for the promotion of Renewable Energy (RE) actions in less developed rural regions of Europe. The project will demonstrate best practice in eight selected target regions in Eastern and Southern Europe and will identify the best funding mechanisms.
    Project duration: January 2006 to June October 2008.
  • EU-Project SEIPLED: Sustainable energy investment projects for local economic development.
    Project duration: January 2006 to December 2007. Summary at:
  • UN-Project 100% Renewable Energy Islands: Assistance of island states to meet 100 % of their energy requirements from Renewable Energy Sources (RES) by helping them with preparation and planning, organisation and other inputs (technical, financial and management) required for implementation of a 100-%-RES-plan.

Related projects - Completed

  • EU-Project REPROMO: Renewable Energy promotional campaign for the realisation of transnational RES projects, especially in CEEC. Brochure: Who is who in bio-energy and solar energy in central and eastern European countries.
  • EU-Project BACCHUS: Best Actions for Collaboration in countries for a high efficient use of energy in Structural funds. Guidelines in 8 languages: Sustainable Energy and the Structural Funds.
  • WWF study: Structural Funds for Renewables. Analysis of possible uses for RES in Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Best practice examples

Many pilot projects have shown the economic and environmental benefits sustainable energy actions can bring to remote rural regions of Europe. In the following you find a selection of a few best practice examples.

  • Güssing, Burgenland, Austria:
    Information on development, achievements and realised pilot projects with the goal of a region becoming energy self sufficient.
  • Banska Bystrika, Slovakia:
    Implementation of 4.3 MW wood boilers in 42 public buildings that will guarantee a sustainable and economically heat provision. All fuels – mainly wood chips and log wood (approx. 3.300 t) – are produced locally. For more information please contact: Juraj Zamkovsky, Friends of the Earth-CEPA, Tel: +421-48-419 3718, e-mail:
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