Geographic Overview

16 public authorities benefited from the European Commission Technical Assistance Facility in countries such as Spain, Portugal, France, Denmark, UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium as illustrated in the graph below. Through these technical assistance projects, eeef managed to initiate significant investment programmes in each of the Member States, up to a total volume of approx. €450m, helping to reach the ambitious targets of the EU regarding climate protection.

For example, the Spanish cities of Santander, La Palma, Marbella, Cordoba, Elche and Terrassa are using the technical assistance funds to develop projects in public lighting / building retrofit / clean urban transport and photovoltaic sectors, representing attractive investment opportunities for the eeef going forward. Further projects in sectors such as decentralised district heating, biomass, big ticket building retrofit and smart energy networks were also successfully supported by the European Commission Technical Assistance Facility.

The European Commission Technical Assistance Facility was available until 31 March 2014.

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Technical Assistance Beneficiaries

Public authority Country Description Documents
City of Santander Spain EE – Public lighting / building retrofit Download PDF
City of Cordoba Spain EE – Public lighting / building retrofit Download PDF
Cabildo of La Palma Spain Public lighting/building
retrofit / clean urban transport
Download PDF
City of Terrassa Spain Public lighting / building retrofit / clean urban transport / PV Download PDF
City of Marbella Spain Public lighting / building retrofit / PV Download PDF
Région Rhône-Alpes France EE – Buildings upgrade Download PDF
Municipality of Ringkøbing-Skjern Denmark RE – Biomass Download PDF
Ore Valley Housing Association UK EE – Decentralised district heating Download PDF
City of Elche Spain Public lighting / building retrofit / clean urban transport / PV / Biomass Download PDF
City of Venlo Netherlands EE – Public lighting Download PDF
University of Liège Belgium EE – Buildings upgrade Download PDF
Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board Ireland EE – Buildings upgrade
RE – PV/micro wind
Download PDF
Groupement de Redéploiement Economique of Liège Belgium EE – Buildings upgrade Download PDF
CIMAC (Comunidade Intermunicipal do Alentejo Central) Portugal Public lighting / building retrofit / clean urban transport / PV / Biomass Download PDF
Municipality of Zaanstad Netherlands EE – Open and smart energy network Download PDF
Roscommon County Council Ireland EE – Biomass district heating Download PDF