Operational Programme 'Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency'
Programme under the Convergence Objective, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
On 20 December 2007, the European Commission approved the “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency” multi-regional Operational Programme for the Italian regions of Apulia, Campania, Calabria and Sicily for the period 2007-13. The Programme falls within the framework laid out for the Convergence Objective and has a total budget of around €1.6 billion. Community funding through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) amounts to some €803 million, which represents approximately 2.8% of the total EU investment earmarked for Italy under the Cohesion Policy for 2007-13.
1. Aim and purpose of the programme
The overall aim of the Programme is to increase the amount of renewable energy sources used in energy consumption and to ensure greater energy efficiency.
2. Expected impact of investments
The following represent some of the expected impacts of the Programme’s investments:
The Operational Programme is structured according to the following priorities:
Priority 1: Energy Production from Renewable Energy Sources [approximately 48.5% of total funding]
This priority will focus on:
Priority 2: Energy Efficiency and Optimisation of the Energy System [approximately 47.5% of total funding]
Under this priority, efforts will focus on:
Priority 3: Technical Assistance [approximately 4.0% of total funding]
This priority aims to further the research into energy potential and to support the Programme in terms of management, strategy and communication.
4. Managing Authority
- Dirigente del Settore Programmazione e Politiche Comunitarie
- Direzione Generale Programmazione e Finanza
- Via Caduti di tutte le Guerre, 15
- I-70126 Bari
- E-mail.: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Web: Puglia Region
- Title : Operational Programme 'Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency'
- Intervention Type : Operational Programme
- CCI no : 2007IT161PO002
- Number of decision : C/2007/6820
- Final approval date : 2007-12-20
- Breakdown of finances by priority axis
|Priority Axis||EU Investment||National Public Contribution||Total Public Contribution|
|Energy Production from Renewable Energy Sources||389 698 088||389 698 088||779 396 176|
|Energy Efficiency and Optimisation of the Energy System||382 195 088||382 195 088||764 390 176|
|Technical Assistance||32 000 000||32 000 000||64 000 000|
|Total||803 893 176||803 893 176||1 607 786 352|