Agência Regional da Energia e Ambiente da Região Autónoma da Madeira (AREAM)


The Agency

AREAM – Regional Agency for Energy and Environment of the Autonomous Region of Madeira is a private non-profit association, recognised as public utility, having the mission to promote the innovation and cooperation on sustainable energy and environment.

AREAM was established in 1993, catalysed by the Regional Government of Madeira, with 51 founding associates, including governmental institutions, entrepreneurial associations and most active companies in the Region.

AREAM provides support to the economic agents of the region, and acts as a catalyst for innovation in the local energy sector through its partnership with regional and local authorities.


Areas of intervention

AREAM is mainly involved in:

  • Regional and local sustainable energy planning
  • Energy certification in buildings
  • Energy efficiency
  • Renewable energies
  • Sustainable mobility
  • Climate change


C-Track 50: First actions and results

The C-Track 50 project – for Putting regions on track for carbon neutrality by 2050 – is already well under way: roundtables were organised in 7 partner countries, and another 4 are currently taking place and being organised.

Best Practices

Porto Santo: Towards a Smart Fossil Free Island

The Island of Porto Santo, Portugal, is aiming towards a transition away from fossil fuels into 100% renewables.

Electric bus e.City Gold on tests in Madeira and Porto Santos Island

The test aimed to evaluate the technical feasibility of the operation of electric buses on the island of Madeira and Porto Santo, and to support local actors in defining a strategy for the decarbonization of the bus service sector

Civitas DESTINATIONS project, Horizon2020

The Civitas DESTINATIONS project aims to promote sustainable mobility in six island destinations: Madeira, Gran Canaria, Elba, Crete, Malta and Cyprus.


Promoting Eco-Mobility

There are many ways to cut down emissions in the transport sector. Discover how FEDARENE members are doing it through remarkable projects!

C-Track 50’s 3rd Newsletter is here

Discover the latest news of the C-Track 50 project – putting regions on track for carbon neutrality by 2050.

C-Track 50 Report on local and regional priorities in 11 EU countries

This report focuses on the local and regional priorities on long term energy policy planning, as derived from in person meetings and two roundtables with local and regional authorities, held at each national level in the 11 C-Track 50 partner countries.

FEDARENE Islands College Booklet

You can now consult the latest edition of the FEDARENE Islands College Booklet!


SAVE THE DATE – Clean Energy for EU Islands Forum

The fourth Clean energy for EU islands forum takes place in Croatia and will start with a political event and then continue with interactive workshops and a technology fair.