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.
Technical Assistance Beneficiaries
|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
|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
|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|