On the occasion of its hosting of the 2019 European Youth Capital, the AER Summer Academy will take place in Novi Sad, Vojvodina (RS) from 1-5 July 2019. This year's theme is "Youth is future, youth is Europe" in the wake of the 2019 Elections to the European Parliament. The Future of Europe is YOUth! Watch the promo video below or on our Facebook … [Read more...]
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Welcome to our projects section. AER was involved in the "Regions4GreenGrowth" project. The articles below are related to sustainable energy.
Following on the AER Open Doors week, the King's Commissioner, Leen Verbeek and the Executive Board of the Province of Flevoland (NL) came to discuss the next steps of their engagement in AER. AER has been very present in disseminating information from Flevoland's European projects, including Smart Europe, More4NRG and Regions4GreenGrowth. In addition to dissemination, AER also … [Read more...]
Regions4GreenGrowth is an initiative of EU regions who have defined high sustainable energy ambitions and now encounter this obstacle. The overall objective of the project is to equip these regions with regional policy instruments, mechanisms and approaches to improve access to finance for and speed up investments in sustainable energy projects (e.g. renewable energy generation … [Read more...]
Regions4GreenGrowth provides recommendations on how to boost investments in RES & EE. “The European Union (EU) aims to get 20% of its energy from renewable sources (RES) by 2020, as well as to cut 20% of Europe's annual primary energy consumption” (Source: EC website.). The stakes are high, but unfortunately, the fact is that public and private stakeholders willing … [Read more...]
Baia Mare, Maramures (RO), 2 October 2014 Regions4GreenGrowth provides recommendations on how to boost investments in RES & EE “The European Union (EU) aims to get 20% of its energy from renewable sources (RES) by 2020, as well as to cut 20% of Europe's annual primary energy consumption”. (Source: EC website.) The stakes are high, but unfortunately, the fact is that … [Read more...]
“First time you fail, second time you win”* Edirne (TR), 3 April 2014 “With the focus shifting from the crisis to recovery, regions are more than ever catalysts for innovation and growth. We believe that it is necessary to continue engaging European Institutions and stakeholders in the need for further support to entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs generate 4 million new jobs … [Read more...]
With the overall objective of boosting investments for Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Energy Efficiency, 15 peers from Abruzzo (IT), Flevoland (NL), Maramures (RO), Norrbotten (SE), Sofia (BG) and the AER met in Lazio (IT) in order to undertake the 9th Regional Peer Review within the Regions4GreenGrowth INTERREG IVC project. During the 5-day visit, peers discovered the … [Read more...]
The Regions4GreenGrowth INTERREG IVC project is an initiative of 13 EU regions with high sustainable energy ambitions that are committed to identifying, exchanging and transferring effective regional policy instruments and mechanisms to improve access to finance for sustainable energy projects and speed up investments. The project kicked off in early 2012 and can already boast … [Read more...]
During the Regions4GreenGrowth (R4GG) conference in Debrecen (H) on 27 March, the INTERREG IVC project partners presented the results of the first round of Regional Peer Reviews to boost investments in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. Through the Peer Reviews, the Regions of Valencia (E), Västernorrland (S), Noord Brabant (NL), Észak-Alföld (H), Abruzzo (I) and Western … [Read more...]
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 22 June 2012 “We must recognize that the states and international organizations have once again missed an opportunity to ensure a sustainable future for our planet. But despite this failure, we, the regions and federated states, continue to forge ahead in Rio,” stated Michèle Sabban, President of the Assembly of European Regions (AER) and of … [Read more...]
Strasbourg (F), 16 February 2012 The Assembly of European Regions is pleased to announce the kick-off of two new INTERREG IVC projects recently approved by the European Union. In cooperation with Flevoland (NL), who is leading both projects, AER will prepare, support and monitor the implementation of peer reviews on regional innovation strategies (SMART EUROPE) and … [Read more...]
Almere, Flevoland (NL), 10th June 2011 For the last three years, MORE4NRG project has helped 11 European regions develop strategies that explore their energy potentials and improve their energy efficiency more effectively. The Assembly of European Regions (AER), as a project partner, contributed to the success of this initiative with its unique peer review methodology. First … [Read more...]