The reasons why local authorities should work on improvment of energy efficiency is quite obvious - it is worth it! The correctly done investments allow to save both energy and money. As the local authorities around Europe spend millions of Euros for different project to acheive the goals of Europe 2020.
SERPENTE’s overall objective is to improve energy efficiency in different typologies of publicly owned or managed buildings through improved public policies. In this way SERPENTE contributes to the objectives of Lisbon, Gothenburg and Europe 2020 Strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.
The Interregional Cooperation Programme INTERREG IVC, financed by the European Union’s Regional Development Fund, helps Regions of Europe work together to share experience and good practice in the areas of innovation, the knowledge economy, the environment and risk prevention. EUR 302 million is available for project funding but, more than that, a wealth of knowledge and potential solutions are also on hand for regional policy-makers.