islepact

islepact

Aradippou Municipality signed the Isle-Pact in a special ceremony held at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on 12 April 2011.

The Isle-Pact is a binding agreement through which the island authorities will have a political obligation to help achieve the growth and sustainable energy targets that the EU has set for 2020.

Isle-Pact aims at the development of island energy action plans in order to achieve or surpass the target of reducing the CO2emissions by 20% until 2020.

Duration of this project will be 30 months with official start on 1 February 2011 and concluding on 31 July 2012.

The Coordinator of the project is Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (CnES), the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

The project is co-financed by the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission.

Project target  -> 20% reduction of CO2 emmissions by 2020

  • Political commitment -ISLE-PACT commitment
  • Promotion of ISLE-PACT to new island authorities
  • Development of methodologies and actions
  • Energy action plans
  • Environmental and socioeconomic analysis
  • Development of relevant investment plans
  • Funding mechanisms
  • Information campaigns

For more information you can visit the webpage of the ISLE-PACT: http://www.islepact.eu/html/index.aspx

islepact