Energy Efficient Lighting in the Region Blagoevgrad - Delchevo

Project code:CB006.1.11.114
Project call:CB006.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.1 Environmental protection and sustainable use of the common natural resources of the CBC area
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:374390.68 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:17.10.2016
Project end date:16.10.2018
Project intervention field:085 Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

The main objective of the project was to ensure better living conditions for local residents by installation of energy efficient street lighting in the municipalities of Blagoevgrad and Delchevo. The energy efficiency measures in Blagoevgrad municipality covered 4 villages in the municipality: Logodazh, Padesh, Zelen Dol and Pokrovnik, and in Delchevo municipality - 7 villages: Gabrovo, Dzvegor, Razlovtsi, Virche, Grad, Trabotivishte, Stamer, including the town of Delchevo. Existing street lighting structures were replaced with new LED street lighting types; intelligent management systems were developed. Two 2-days thematic Workshops were held - "Sustainable use of natural resources" in Delchevo and "Environment protection" in Blagoevgrad. Specific measures for further joint actions in the field of environmental protection and the overall balanced and sustainable use of natural resources in the cross-border region were discussed and outlined. The project has set a great multiplier effect and potential for further development by encouraging the introduction of efficient energy sources in the region.


The project ended successfully on 16.10.2018


Leading partner
Municipality of Blagoevgrad
Municipality of Delchevo
East region