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Refurbishment of social and sport facilities- Modena (IT)

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The largest potential in energy saving relies in heating. Extra benefits can be yield when supporting refurbishment of social housing. This allows lowering the heating costs of the tenants – as well as avoid the need of the municipality to cover the costs of heating when the tenants are not able to pay these costs themselves.

The city of Modena (186,108 inhabitants) with the support of the Foundation of the “Cassa di Risparmio di Modena” has developed an ambitious programme of energy efficiency and energy generation in sports, social and recreational structures. From November 2010 to December 2012 some 10 sports and recreational complexes underwent an energy audit followed by installation of photovoltaic systems and retrofitting for energy efficiency. With contributions by the city of Modena and the Foundation “Cassa di Risparmio di Modena” € 2.6 million have been invested for the measures.

The project has helped to finance local welfare (with the feed-in-tariffs) and reduce the operating costs (via energy efficiency). It also promotes the visibility of renewable energy installations, helps local craftsmen to manage innovative renewable energy projects and contracts, reduce carbon emissions and create employment. Moreover the resources that are saved in energy efficiency are spent to support the access of disadvantaged groups (young immigrants) to sports facilities, courses and activities.

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Modena (IT)

Lessons learnt

The project has helped to finance local welfare (with the feed-in-tariffs) and reduce the operating costs (via energy efficiency). It also promotes the visibility of renewable energy installations, helps local craftsmen to manage innovative renewable energy projects and contracts, reduce carbon emissions and create employment. Moreover the resources that are saved in energy efficiency are spent to support the access of disadvantaged groups (young immigrants) to sports facilities, courses and activities.

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Start date - End date

czwartek, 28 Listopad, 2013

Operational date

czwartek, 28 Listopad, 2013

Funding description

With contributions by the city of Modena and the Foundation “Cassa di Risparmio di Modena” € 2.6 million have been invested for the measures.