ConnectHeat / Project Consortium

The ConnectHeat project will develop an enabling policy framework for the development of community energy initiatives, aiming at decarbonising the heating and cooling (H&C) sector in 7 target areas located within a wide geographical spread.

Project Consortium

The project brings together a multidisciplinary consortium, coordinated by Ambiente Italia, of 10 partners from 7 different EU countries (BE, BG, DE, ES, HR, IT, PT):

6 Local authorities, energy agencies or regional public companies

North-West Croatia Regional Energy and Climate Agency (Croatia)

OesteSustentável, Oeste Regional Agency for Energy and Environment (Portugal)

Friuli Venezia Giulia Energy Agency (Italia)

Energy Agency of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)

Intercommunale Leiedal (Belgium)

Canary Islands Institute of Technology (Spain)

2 European associations representing the district heating and cooling sector and the local/regional energy agencies

Euroheat & Power (Belgium)

European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and Environment (Belgium)

2 Research and consulting companies

Ambiente Italia (Italia)

Solites (Germany)

Co-funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or CINEA. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them. Funded under project number 101076258.


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