RENERGY Meets in Rome

logo RenergyRenewable energy experts from across Europe gathered in Rome, Italy for the 5th Thematic Group and Steering Group Meeting of the RENERGY project on 26-27th June. 

The RENERGY project, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), is designed to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency on a regional level across Europe.

Organised by the Province of Potenza and CNR-IMAA, the Italian partners of the project, the event was attended by all 12 partners from across 10 European countries. Over two days, the purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Local Implementation Plans put together by each partner to aid the implementation of sustainable energy and energy efficiency measures on a regional level across Europe. Details for the final conference of the RENERGY project were also discussed and finalised.

On the first day, after a welcome from Alessandro Attolico, the Project Manager for the lead partner, the Province of Potenza, aspects of the Final Case Study Report were presented by representatives from Slagelse, Denmark, Tulln, Austria and Potenza, Italy. This was followed by each partner presenting their Local Implementation Plan, with a discussion about the implementation plans and the final conference completing the Thematic group Meeting.

The Steering Group Meeting was held on the second day and began with representatives from Durham presenting the project’s Model Implementation Plan for enacting sustainable and energy efficiency policies across Europe. This was followed by presentations given by Grants Europe Consulting Ltd and representatives from Sheffield, UK, CNR-IMAA and Potenza, Italy and Avrig, Romania, on various aspects of the project and the progress made. The meeting concluded with further details being agreed for the RENERGY Final Conference.

The RENERGY partners are continuing to promote sustainable energy in their regions. The final conference will be held in Brussels, on 15-16th October, 2014. For more information visit the RENERGY website at


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