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This database intends to be a collection of best practices and avoidable mistakes related to EU funding. Any interested citizen or organisation can submit here best practices or examples with lessons learnt after a simple registration. The input will be made public only after an approval and editing by the relevant partner organisation. Only interesting, educational and valid submissions will be accepted, any only those which meet the aim of presenting a positive message. Bad practices can also be submitted but in this case, the submitter must elaborate on lessons learnt and describe how similar mistakes can be avoided in the future. Any measure can be submitted that has an effect on EU funding, including policies, legislations as well as programmes and projects.

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Currently there are 77 best practices in our database:

A Project to Monitor -

Country: Bulgaria Area: Regional

Narrative Mobility in modern societies has a major impact on our everyday life: it determines how people, economies, and countries interact. A large proportion of Europe's citizens live in urban environments, with over 60% living in urban areas with more than 10 000 inhabitants. Urban mobility is vital for European cities and contributes...

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A Project to Monitor: Energy Efficient Municipal Outdoor Artificial Lighting Systems

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Narrative Project 11 under Bulgaria’s Recovery and Resilience Plan targets the municipal outdoor artificial lighting systems with the goal to ensure increased levels of energy efficiency of the latter. The aim of the project is to achieve energy savings in the final energy consumption in order to contribute to and accelerate the achievement...

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Flexible electricity grid to better integrate renewable energy sources (RRF)

Country: Hungary Area: National

The project – planned to be financed by the Recovery and Resilience Facility – aims at developing the electricity distribution grid to increase its flexibility and facilitate the integration of photovoltaic systems. To connect the photovoltaic capacity planned for 2030 to the grid, a significant expansion of both transmission and...

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Green Lungs of the City - Revitalization of ÚSPECH Park, Trenčín

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Project Objective: The goal of the project is to be achieved by revitalizing the urban elements and greening the open space of the park for success with the application of ecological principles of green space creation and protection. The space is to provide a suitable environment for biodiversity, to enable ecosystems to function by linking...

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Sustainable Mobility Plan of Trenčín municipality

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Project objective: The aim of the project is to provide and offer transport solutions that are accessible to all citizens, especially with regard to the major sources and destinations of daily movement of people, to increase traffic safety, to reduce air pollution, noise, greenhouse gases and energy consumption, to ensure cost-effective and...

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Development of energy services - public lighting in Trenčín

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Project Objective: The aim of the project is to encourage the city and other public entities to adopt low-carbon strategies with clear targets and an emphasis on environmental protection, which is a prerequisite for systematically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, taking into account regional allocative conditions, in line with the Energy...

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Climate Change Adaptation Strategy of Trenčín municipality

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Project Objective: The project objective is to be achieved through the development of one conceptual strategy document - climate change adaptation, is considered a green infrastructure element and a tangible physical output of the project. Defining a systematic set of actions, responding to reduce vulnerability and increase adaptive capacity to...

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Low carbon strategy in Trnava

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Main objective: Through the development and adoption of a low-carbon strategy, the City of Trnava will establish a framework of measures to combat climate change in the area. On the basis of the strategy document, the City of Trnava will be able to manage its own approach to the use of practical and financial instruments in the future, which will...

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Climate resilient cities - Greening and shading of the footbridge on Starohájská Street in Trnava

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Project Objective: It is to build a system of shading structures, which in combination with climbing vegetation and wooden slats will create shaded places on the footbridge and facilitate the movement of residents, especially in times of heat. Project description:The main activity is the construction of a set of shading structures which, in...

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Automatic parking house for bicycles at Trnava railway station

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Project Objective: To increase the attractiveness of bicycle transport in the city and to increase safe bicycle parking capacities at the Trnava bus and railway station through the construction of a bicycle parking house. Project description: The project will increase the parking capacity at the railway and bus station, thus contributing to an...

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Sustainable Mobility Plan for the Regional City of Trnava and its Functional Area

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The main objective and characteristics of the project: the main objective of the project "Sustainable Mobility Plan of the Regional City of Trnava and its functional area" was to support the increase of the attractiveness and competitiveness of public passenger transport, especially non-motorised transport, and to contribute to the...

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Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions Through Strong Community Engagement

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The main objective of the project is to achieve a 15% increase in the carbon reduction rate compared to the plans that each of the project partners has committed to achieve by 2022, by significantly involving stakeholders in the whole process. The sub-objectives that will contribute to the achievement of the project's main objective are: 1....

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Implementation of Sustainable Land Use in Integrated Environmental Management of Functional Urban Areas

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The main objectives of the project are: The main objective of the project was to contribute to the implementation of sustainable land use in the context of integrated environmental management of urban functional areas (UFAs) at the strategic planning level through the development of methodologies, strategies, action plans and materials for...

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Bike racks for schools - promoting cycling in schools

Country: Slovakia Area: National

The Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic has recently published the supported projects from the first ever subsidy scheme aimed specifically at school mobility, namely bicycle racks for parking bicycles at schools. The launch of this financial mechanism is one of the successes of our Go to School on a Bike campaign, as it...

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Revitalisation of the Rudava River

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Revitalisation of 2.2 km of the Rudava River, through meander restoration and bank beautification. The restoration of the lower section of the Rudava River was carried out by the Bratislava Regional Conservation Association BROZ in cooperation with the Research Institute of Water Management, the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava and the...

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SUPPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY RENOVATION OF THE HOUSING STOCK

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

In the context of the EU’s transition towards a green economy, as one of the central themes of the EU, the Recovery and Resilience Plan focuses on decarbonisation and climate neutrality of cities. Buildings in the European Union account for 40% of energy use and 36% of carbon emissions. To achieve the Commission's proposed target...

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“Energy efficiency of multi-family residential buildings in the town of Smolyan”

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

There are a total of 179 multi-family residential buildings in Smolyan. Many of them do not meet the modern energy efficiency requirements and standards. There is also a large number of public buildings that need to be renovated. Smolyan Municipality has been looking for opportunities to include all these buildings in energy efficiency and...

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Renewable Energy Communities (RRF)

Country: Hungary Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The objective of the project, planned to be financed by the Recovery and Resilience Facility, is to create at least 25 000 kWP of renewable community energy production capacity. The revenues from the sale of the energy generated by the small renewable energy power plant will be used for social housing in the 300 most disadvantaged municipalities...

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DANUBEPARKS - Danube Protected Areas Network - development and implementation of international strategies for the conservation of natural heritage on the Danube

Country: Slovakia Area: Regional

The natural stretches of the Danube and its extensive floodplains are part of our common European natural heritage. The protected areas on the Danube represent unique natural areas within the international ecosystem. Based on the existing partnership within the Danube Protected Areas Network, the international project DANUBEPARKS has been...

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Prof21 – Educating youth for life in the context of sustainable development

Country: Romania Area: National

The project was started in 2014 May by CJRAE Bihor (Bihor County Center for Education Resources and Assistance) in partnership with Fundaţia pentru Dezvoltarea Societăţii Civile (Foundation for the Development of Civil Society) and Reper21 Association. It was funded by the European Social Fund through the 2007–2014 Operational Sectoral...

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Raising the energy efficiency of a high school building in Negrești-Oaș.

Country: Romania Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The project was funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the national Regional Operational Program (POR 2014–2020), SMIS code: 115913. The undertaken actions were the thermic isolation of the building, installation of a new heating system with 2 new central heating units and a water heating unit, renewal of the electrical...

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Integral waste management system in Sălaj county

Country: Romania Area: Regional

The project was funded from a 2007–2013 Operational Program and the beneficiary was an association created in 2009 that joines all the 61 localities from Sălaj county, called ECODES Sălaj. The objective was to ensure a healthier life for local residents and a more ecological environment, as the country assumed this objective with the...

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Development of integrated urban transport — Pleven

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Narrative In order to achieve the objectives of the OP “Regions in Growth” 2014-2020, as well as to achieve sustainable and smart growth, integrity and synergistic effect, as a result of a detailed feasibility study, a design decision was approved by decision of the Pleven Municipality, which provides for the replacement of rolling...

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Improvement of ambient air quality in Burgas Municipality through modernisation of public transport

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Narrative The project “Improving ambient air quality in Burgas Municipality through modernisation of public transport” includes the supply and commissioning of 56 electric vehicles for the needs of public mass transport in the municipality, related charging facilities and infrastructure, as well as integration with existing electronic...

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“Modernisation and development of sustainable urban transport in Stara Zagora — Phase II”

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Narrative Stara Zagora has implemented two projects on the development of sustainable urban transport. Thanks to the implementation of the two stages of the transport project, Stara Zagora was able to eliminate the consequences of the depreciated old city buses and significantly improve the air quality in the city. During Phase I of the project,...

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Improvement of ambient air quality by introducing environmentally friendly public electric transport in Pernik

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Narrative The ambient air quality is of a particular importance when it comes to settlements, located in basin landforms with difficult air drainage. One of these areas is the territory of the Pernik valley. The city of Pernik is currently considered as a polluted city. For example, according to IQAir, just on 31st of August 2022, the PM2.5...

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Implementation of activities to improve ambient air quality in Sofia Municipality through the purchase and supply of electric vehicles for rail transport — tram railcars

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Narrative The Sofia tram network represents a vital part of the public transportation system of Sofia. It has been operative since January 1, 1901 with a standard gauge one-way track. Most of the track is narrow gauge (1,009 mm), with standard gauge (1,435 mm) used on lines 20, 22 and 23 and accounting for approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) of...

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PROJECT FOR EXTENSION OF THE METRO IN. SOFIA, LINE 3, STAGE II - SECTION

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Narrative The population of Sofia has been drastically growing over the years. According to statistical data, the inhabitants currently residing the capital of Bulgaria equal around 1,152,556. In its publication from April, 2021, the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) reports that there are more cars in Sofia than the average for the...

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Straw boiler at school

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The school in the village of Hrušov is insulated and heated with straw. The insulation has reduced the energy demand for heating by 60%, and by switching to straw heating, the municipality will save up to 50% of the heating costs.

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Regional biomass pilot project

Country: Slovakia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The Biomass Bystricko Association of Municipalities with the support of Friends of the Earth-CEPA built 15 biomass boiler houses in 8 municipalities. The biomass comes from waste from local private or municipal sawmills that buy wood from municipal and urban forests. The association takes care of the whole operation - from purchasing the wood,...

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Microelectric power plant in village Mikolajice

Country: Czech Republic Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

In Mikolajice in the Opava region, the first Wave microelectric power plant was launched in 2019, producing heat and electricity for the local municipal office, grocery store and fire station. The equipment, developed by the University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings at the Czech Technical University in Prague, consists of a so-called...

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Renewable energy - Wind power plants

Country: Czech Republic Area: National

The subsidy can be used for the actual purchase of the power plant, covering the costs of construction engineering and utilities. The applicants can also use the subsidy to cover ancillary budget costs and equipment, including control HW and SW. The programme is for small and medium-sized enterprises that are likely to be eligible to apply for...

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Electromobility

Country: Czech Republic Area: National

The Ministry of the Environment will give CZK 600 million to purchase cars with alternative propulsion for municipalities, authorities, schools, public institutions or non-profit organisations. They can get up to CZK 300,000 for a personal electric car and up to half a million crowns for an electric truck or a hydrogen-powered passenger car. For...

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Energy self-sufficient Kněžnice

Country: Czech Republic Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

An example of the only ‘energy-independent’ village in the Czech Republic is Kněžnice. Thanks to its bioenergy centre, consisting of a biogas plant and a biomass heating plant, it can fully cover its energy needs. The biomass boilers burn organic material (mainly wood chips and straw from local farmers) and provide heating and hot...

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Mistake to avoid: mix up road and cycling infrastructure projects

Country: Slovenia Area: National

Road and cycling infrastructure are often strongly connected, especially when cycling paths are not physically seperated from roads. In these cases it is important to clearly separate investments into cycling infrastructure and safety from investments into road renewal and expansion in order to avoid the greenwashing of EU funds. One illustrative...

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Good for people and the environment: example of the eco-social farm Korenika

Country: Slovenia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Sustainable development goes beyond the reduction of environmental impacts and should always include a social dimension. One example where both dimensions can be combined is organic farming. At the Korenika farm in eastern Slovenia organic food production and processing is combined with social entrepreneurship, as the farm employs people with...

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Energy service contracting (ESCO) of public buildings in the capital Ljubljana

Country: Slovenia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

In a collaboration of the City of Ljubljana, an energy and an engineering company energy retrofits of 48 public buildings were carried out using the energy performance contracting model. The project helped to generate annual savings of over EUR 1 million. Furthermore, annual CO2 emissions were reduced by approximately 3000 tonnes. The retrofitted...

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Co-financing of small (<10MW) solar power plants on business objects

Country: Slovenia Area: National

Eu funds are used to provide co-financing of new solar power plants on business objects. This programme includes commercial solar power plans, solar power for self-consumption of electricity and energy storage devices. The financial incentives, which are granted as state aid, are limited to installations with a power of up to 10 MW. Beneficiaries...

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Energy efficiency and renewable energy in mountain facilities

Country: Slovenia Area: National

Slovenia is an Alpine country where mountaineering and outdoor recreation are of high importance. These activities are enabled by a network of mountain huts, shelters, bivouacs and mountain training centers. These non for profit facilities are especially suitable for renewable energy and energy efficiency measures as they are often off-grid,...

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Enying, the green town: blue-green infrastructure rehabilitation

Country: Hungary Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The goal of the 500 million HUF (~1,3 mil EUR) programme was to rehabilitate the blue-green infrastructure of the town of Enying, a small town of about 7000 inhabitants near, but not adjacent to Lake Balaton (one of the primary touristic destinations of Hungary). The ratio of disadvantaged residents in the town’s population is higher than...

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INNOAIR - Innovative demand responsive green public transportation for cleaner air in urban environment

Country: Bulgaria Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The INNOAIR project addresses urban air quality and transport inefficiency in Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital and largest metropolitan area. The project is designed to “test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges” that are scalable and transferable to other urban hubs across the country and throughout Europe. In Sofia,...

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Mistake to avoid: giving EU funds and “priority investment” projects to Hell Energy, a lucrative energy drink producer

Country: Hungary Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Hell Energy Hungary Ltd. is a privately owned producer of energy drinks that, according to its website, is “one of the fastest growing FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) brands in the world, as proven by its explosive export expansion and growing global popularity, with an export market of more than 50 countries”. Between 2008 and...

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Reconstruction of public lighting

Country: Czech Republic Area: National

This initiative delivers subsidies for reconstruction and innovation of urban lighting systems of municipalities to achieve electricity savings. The subsidy covers reconstruction of the public lighting system, including the addition of lighting points to meet the lighting standard requirements. Grants cannot be used to construct a new public...

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Umbrella projects - A first step towards energy communities?

Country: Poland Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

In the 2014-2020 period, many local authorities decided to carry out joint 'umbrella projects' to finance small renewable installations for private residences. Municipalities were in charge of overall project management, but investments (PV systems, for example) were realised on private properties, with periodic investments being donated...

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National administration support for climate adaptation in cities (44MPA)

Country: Poland Area: National

Because of its range, 44MPA is the only initiative in Europe in which the Ministry of the Environment supports the authorities and local administration in coordinating activities to adapt to the impacts of climate change in several dozen cities at the same time. The preparation of urban adaptation plans for the 44 cities participating in the...

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The ADAPTCITY project

Country: Poland Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The ADAPTCITY project has laid the foundations for taking actions to adapt to climate change in Warsaw, and has radiated to other large metropolises in our country. It leaves behind very important results, such as: a strategy for adaptation to climate change in the capital city of Warsaw until 2030, with a perspective until 2050; a set of nearly...

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Public hearings on the preparation of European Funds

Country: Poland Area: National

A Polish partnership agreement and operational programmes at national level were drafted through public administration and consulted in a process open to anyone. Following a letter from several NGOs (submitted in February 2021) to the Prime Minister, the government agreed to organise public hearings on European Funds prepared by the national...

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Modernisation of the Poznań-Wągrowiec diesel railway line

Country: Poland Area: Regional

The railway line connects the capital of the Greater Poland region, Poznań, with Wągrowiec, which has about 25,000 inhabitants. Its modernisation was completed in 2011-2013. Immediate effects of the modernisation include: reduced travel time by 25 minuntes (-40%), and higher maximum speed (up to 120 km/h). The most important outcome is that the...

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Solar Thermal District Heating Plant at Salaspils Siltums, Latvia

Country: Latvia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Filter, in cooperation with Arcon-Sunmark A/S, delivered the largest solar thermal district heating plant in all of Eastern Europe. This award-winning feat of engineering resulted in a 1,720-panel solar field providing an annual output of 12,000 MWH, combined with a 3 MW biomass-based boiler. The main purpose was to reconstruct and convert a...

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House renovation “Green light for households”

Country: Slovakia Area: National

This is an incentive-based programme for building renovations. An “all in one” combination of EE and RES and other measures (e.g.green roofs) also targets vulnerable groups. This involves not just a change of heat source, but also a renewal with different technology options. Response has been very positive overall. While technologies...

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Sustainable transport - Cyklo Transportation in NRRP

Country: Slovakia Area: National

Slovakia plans to set aside EUR 100 million from the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RFF) for bicycle transport. Bicycle transport is a short-distance transport and is therefore especially effective in cities and nearby suburban areas. Existing support schemes did not take this principle into account and thus contributed little to change the...

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Regional Energy Centres

Country: Slovakia Area: National

Regional Centres for Sustainable Energy (hereinafter RCUEs) will ensure the coordination of energy development in self-government at district level (i.e. respective strategic planning regions). They are part of an integrated system of support for the transposition of national climate and energy goals of the Slovak Republic to regional and local...

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A glass half-empty: subsidising residential photovoltaic systems and electrification of heating systems combined with photovoltaic systems, but without sufficient energy-efficiency measures

Country: Hungary Area: National

The project envisages the provisioning of 100% non-refundable support for the installation of photovoltaic systems and the electrification of heating systems in combination with photovoltaic systems for 45,000 households. In the case of electrification of the heating system (heat pump implementation), energy-storage units and the replacement of...

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Increasing the ecological water supply security of the Hanság Natura 2000 site

Country: Hungary Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The project’s goal is to help secure the ecological water supply of the Hanság Natura 2000 area (which connects to the Rábaköz-tóköz watershed in North-West Hungary), by creating the technical conditions necessary to retain the available water resources and to stop the further lowering of groundwater levels....

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Improving the conservation state of biodiversity in Piatra Craiului National Park through awareness raising, education, infrastructure and monitoring (SMIS-CSNR 36865)

Country: Romania Area: Regional

The objective of this project was to improve the conservation status of one of Romania's most beautiful and well-known parks. The main goal was to create conditions to limit the enviornmental impact of locals and tourists visiting the park. The first group to be targeted was park personnel: 12 employees received professional training in park...

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Management and Utilisation of Urban Forests as Natural Heritage in Cluj-Napoca (part of the Danube Cities – URBforDAN project)

Country: Romania Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The URBforDAN project looks to address actual needs and challenges linked to the sustainable management of natural heritage, especially urban and peri-urban forests within areas of the Danube Region. The project involves seven partner cities: Ljubljana, Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Vienna, Zagreb, Belgrade, and Ivano-Frankivsk. An 'urban or...

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Valorisation of geo-heritage for sustainable and innovative tourism development of the Haţeg UNESCO Global Geopark (part of Danube Geoparks)

Country: Romania Area: Regional

The Haţeg UNESCO Global Geopark, managed by the University of Bucharest, is the only UNESCO-recognised geopark in Romania. The park was jointly developed along with eight european geoparks under the collective name of 'Danube Geoparks', and the effort was financed through the Interreg Danube Transnational Programme (2014–2020). The...

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The development of zero-emission bus transport (RRF) in Hungary

Country: Hungary Area: National

The project’s goal is to improve the quality and operational efficiency of local and suburban public-transport services and reduce their environmental impact by purchasing new electric buses. Municipalities with a population of at least 25,000 (and the companies responsible for local public-transport services) can apply for a total of 300...

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The geothermal heating of municipalities: a former best practice, discontinued

Country: Hungary Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

In Hungary, between 2006 and 2013, several municipalities received EU funding to implement geothermal heating systems for households, public buildings, and industrial and agricultural facilities. Hungary has a good geothermal potential, currently ~15% of the potential is in use. Geothermal heating systems provide cheap and clean renewable energy...

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A mistake to avoid: setting weak decarbonisation criteria for subsidies to investment in SME productivity improvements

Country: Slovenia Area: National

Topic: Subsidies for SMEs that invest in new machinery to improve productivtiy and competitiveness, as well as energy and material efficiency. While this public tender at first glance seems to be a good practice and has the potential to contribute to decarbonisation, the environmental criteria are vastly insufficient and only represent 25% of the...

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Regional railway in Lower Silesia

Country: Poland Area: National

Poland has one of the lowest per capita railway-usage rates in the EU. Many regions have very little rail infrastructure and few trains in operation. A significant number of railways have ceased operations since 1995, with a peak number of closures taking place in 1999. EU funding from 2004 has raised the quality of rail service in many regions,...

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Wastewater treatment in Slovenia

Country: Slovenia Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

Based on available funding from the Recovery & Resilience Programme, Slovenia's Ministry of Environment issued a tender on wastewater treatment for settlements with fewer than 2,000 inhabitants. The primary aim of this effort is to address the fact these small settlements did not formerly qualify for programme support in previous years...

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New Green Savings

Country: Czech Republic Area: National

Since 2009, different phases of the country-wide Green in Savings programmes have significantly contributed to Czech achievements in the buildings sector in terms of energy efficiency and emission reductions. The programme focuses on reducing the energy consumption of residential buildings (insulation), construction or purchase of houses with...

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Electrification of railways

Country: Czech Republic Area: National

This is just one of several projects in the Czech Republic funded through the Recovery & Resilience Facility. The 'Sustainable transport' policy objective mainly includes investments in the electrification and security of buildings and railway lines, and thus represents an increase in public investment. This particular investment...

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Improving the conservation status of bison in Vânători Neamț National Park

Country: Romania Area: Regional

This project aimed to improve the conservation status of bison in Romania's Vânători Neamț National Park and to create conditions for a self-sustaining population of the species in the wild. After vanishing centuries ago from the Carpathian Forest, bison were reintroduced to the area in 2012. The bison serves as an umbrella species in...

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LIFE-MICACC: Introduction of sustainable ecosystem-based water management practices coordinated by municipalities

Country: Hungary Area: Local (e.g. city, village)

The project’s main goal was to test, introduce and foster the integration of sustainable, ecosystem-based water management approaches into natural resources management strategies and land-use planning practice of local governments in Hungary, and thus to improve the resilience of vulnerable municipalities by reducing their risks stemming...

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A mistake to avoid: EIB loan to finance a massive airport development project without environmental impact assessment and public consultations

Country: Hungary Area: National

In 2018, the European Investment Bank (EIB) committed EUR 200 million to help finance the development of the Budapest Airport, 16 km from the centre of Budapest. The project comprised a number of measures to alleviate current congestion, accommodate future growth in passenger and cargo traffic, and improve airport safety and security. The project...

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European Climate Initiative (EUKI)
This project is part of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI). EUKI is a project financing instrument by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). The EUKI competition for project ideas is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It is the overarching goal of the EUKI to foster climate cooperation within the European Union (EU) in order to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.