Funded under the Clean Energy Transition (CET) call of the LIFE Programme, Life-SMART aims to increase the capacity of small–sized public administrations in Greece, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain to design, implement and manage clean energy transition strategies with an integrated, supra-local approach.
Small municipalities usually suffer difficulties in taking action on energy transition, and in implementing ambitious energy policies at local level. To address this problem, the project consortium will work to:
Life-SMART will establish transferrable governance and management models enabling small municipalities to set up more feasible and effective sustainable energy plans and to comply with the requirements of the Covenant of Mayors.
Start date: 01/10/2023
End date: 31/03/2026
Total budget: 1,535,675.77 €
LIFE co-financing: 1,458,891.98 €
The LIFE Programme, operational since 1992, is the main EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. It aims to contribute to the implementation, update and development of EU policy and legislation on environment and climate. For further information, please refer to the Programme website HERE.