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New ELENA contract signed in Italy thanks to IRE Liguria

IRE S.p.A – Infrastrutture Recupero Energia Agenzia Regionale Ligure has supported the Province of Savona (Italy) in the elaboration of the ELENA proposal named “PROSPER” that was submitted to the European Investment Bank.

The contract started on 1st January 2015 and foresees a European contribution of about 1,3 million Euro to leverage about 42 million Euro investments on the territory of the 33 municipalities involved throughout the Province.

Public lighting renovation, retrofitting of public buildings, small RES plants will be dealt with in the forthcoming 3 years.

Small farmers are involved too, by promoting a fuel change from diesel to biomass for the greenhouses heating systems.

Read the factsheet on the ELENA project “PROSPER” in the Province of Savona.