MUNICIPALITY OF ALTEA HAS BEEN SELECTED TO COLLABORATE IN THE INTERREG MED “LOCAL4GREEN” PROJECT
The Municipality of Altea has been one of the municipalities selected to participate as a collaborator in the Local4green Project: “Local Policies for a Green Energy” belonging to the European Interreg Med Program.
This Project, led by “Federación Valenciana de Municipios y Provincias (FVMP)”, n started in November, 2016 and will last until 2019. The main goal that Local4green is intended to achieve is to support local authorities in the definition and implementation of tax policies as a way to promote renewable energy sources, both in the public and private sectors and in the Framework of Sustainable Energy Action Plans signed in the Pact of Mayors
Federación Valenciana de Municipios y Provincias, as coordinator of the project was assisted by the collaboration of MUSOL´s Foundation, and the rest of the Local4green consortium which consists of other entities from 9 European countries. As a result, the project involves associations of municipalities, regional energy agencies, foundations and universities from Malta, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Slovenia, Cyprus, Portugal and Albania, as well as Spain.
The Municipality of Altea will participate in the “Testing” work phase of the project that includes design, implementation and evaluation of tax policies.
With the participation in the Local4green Project, Municipality of Altea continues with its strategy of promoting European funding projects through its European Projects Office (www.euroaltea.eu ) that began its journey on April 20th , 2017.