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The project « European Cities for a European Energy Policy » was funded with the support of the European Union under the Programme "Europe for Citizens"

The project « European Cities for a European Energy Policy » was funded with the support of the European Union under the Programme

Applicable to the Strand 2 – Measure 2.1 "Town-Twinning”

The day of 02/09/2019 was dedicated to welcome the international participants from all the staff of the Municipality of Foiano. Different representatives of local institutions welcomed the international partnership and gave ideas on future development of this project and partnership. The day of 03/09/2019 was dedicated to visiting the source of Renewable Energy Resources in Foiano. We visited the most important company of wind mill blades in the area and how they work and which impact have on the landscape. Then there was a conference in which it was explained the needs of the European Energy Policy and then each partner shared his best practice in the field of Renewable Resources. Then there was a discussion on how foster the use of Energy Renewable Resources in each Municipality following the European Energy Policy. 

Participation: The project involved 100 citizens, notably 75 participants from the city of  FOIANO DI VAL FORTORE (Italy),  5 participants from the city of Riebinu novada dome (Latvia), 5 participants from the city of OBSHTINA DEVNYA (Bulgaria), 5 participants from the city of Knezha (Bulgaria), 5 participants from the city of Tahanovce (Slovakia), 5 participants from the city of Kekava (Latvia).
Location/ Dates: The event took place in  the Municipality of Foiano Di Val Fortore  (Italy), from  02/09/2019  to  03/09/2019.

3 events have been carried out within this project:

Event 1 - Participation: The event project involved 100 citizens, including 75 participants from the city of  FOIANO DI VAL FORTORE (Italy),  5 participants from the city of Riebinu novada dome (Latvia), 5 participants from the city of OBSHTINA DEVNYA (Bulgaria), 5 participants from the city of Knezha (Bulgaria), 5 participants from the city of Tahanovce (Slovakia), 5 participants from the city of Kekava (Latvia).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Municipality of Foiano Di Val Fortore  (Italy), from  02/09/2019 to 02/09/2019
Short description:  The aim of the event was to give the welcome to the international participants from all the staff of the Municipality of Foiano. Moreover we dedicate this day to let all the participants to know each other better and specifically the hosting partner give a certain focus on knowing the motivation and the future idea in the field of renewable energy resources of each partner organization.

Event 2 - Participation: The event involved  50  citizens, including 25 participants from the city of  FOIANO DI VAL FORTORE (Italy),  5 participants from the city of Riebinu novada dome (Latvia), 5 participants from the city of OBSHTINA DEVNYA (Bulgaria), 5 participants from the city of Knezha (Bulgaria), 5 participants from the city of Tahanovce (Slovakia), 5 participants from the city of Kekava (Latvia).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Municipality of Foiano Di Val Fortore  (Italy), from  03/09/2019 to 03/09/2019
Short description:  The aim of the event was to visit the source of Renewable Energy Resources in Foiano. We visited the most important company of wind mill blades in the area and how they work. We discuss together with an expert in the field, Carlo Sinatra, the impact that the wind mill blades have on the landscape and how to reduce it. In the end was underlined how it is possible to combine different kind of Renewable Energy Resources in order to provide Renewable Energy for each different country.

Event 3 - Participation: The event project involved 100 citizens, including 75 participants from the city of  FOIANO DI VAL FORTORE (Italy),  5 participants from the city of Riebinu novada dome (Latvia), 5 participants from the city of OBSHTINA DEVNYA (Bulgaria), 5 participants from the city of Knezha (Bulgaria), 5 participants from the city of Tahanovce (Slovakia), 5 participants from the city of Kekava (Latvia).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Municipality of Foiano Di Val Fortore  (Italy), from  03/09/2019 to 03/09/2019
Short description:  The aim of the event was to foster the needs of an European Energy Policy for all the country in Europe. So there was an introduction made by an expert in the field, Carlo Sinatra, about the European Energy Policy. Then there was a conference in which each partner shared his best practice in the field of Renewable Resources. There was also a speech by Giuseppe Ferrandino, member of the european parliament, on the importance of U.E. and the program Europe for Citizenship nowdays. At the end Mr Ferrandino foster a discussion about dissemination of this project and how to spread the use of Energy Renewable Resources in each Municipality through European Funds.