Joint investments in energy effectiveness

Project code:CB006.1.11.103
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:18
Project final contract amount:366811.00 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:24.10.2016
Project end date:23.04.2018
Project intervention field:085 Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

The project was aimed at reducing energy consumption in buildings with public functions - municipal property, by implementing environmental protection activities and achieving a positive impact on the quality of life of people on both sides of the border in the cross-border region. The main goal of the project was to protect the environment by implementing energy efficiency measures to reduce energy consumption in the administrative buildings of the Municipal administrations of the municipalities of Rila and Probishtip. Achieved results are: increased capacity of municipal teams in the field of local sustainable energy planning; rehabilitated administrative buildings of the municipalities of Rila and Probishtip /improved energy efficiency, general physical condition and aesthetic appearance/; reduced energy costs in municipal budgets through reduced consumption; extended operation of public infrastructure; improved comfort of living in the 2 buildings; reduced carbon emissions; built "accessible environment" to the buildings, including for people with disabilities; held a Common seminar on energy efficiency in Rila; established relations between the municipalities of Rila and Probishtip and established communication and cooperation at the expert level; increased awareness of stakeholders regarding modern methods for reducing energy consumption; analyzed new technologies and approaches for energy efficiency.


The project ended successfully on 23.04.2018


Leading partner
Municipalty of Rila
Municipality of Probishtip
East region