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Porto Energy ElevatoR

Objective

The purpose of “PEER” is to develop the Porto Energy Hub that will support a novel renovation programme in the north of Douro river region of Porto Metropolitan Area, AMP-ND (Portugal) aiming to fight energy poverty by promoting buildings energy efficiency, renewable self-consumption energy communities and mainstreaming new financial schemes.
PEER will develop integrated tools to overcome market barriers for social and low income households energy efficiency (while promoting energy communities) PEER will: 1. Focus on delivering energy efficiency to improve housing conditions in AMP-ND namely on the interventions on reducing building energy needs, such as envelope insulation, efficient windows and doors, lighting, efficient heating and cooling systems, etc. as means to mitigate the impact of energy poverty; 2. Include renewable energy as an add-on to energy efficiency namely by the development of energy communities that allow the development of production units for self-consumption; 3. Mainstream alternative financial schemes and business models by combining existing funding sources and innovative financing schemes.
All actions will be supported by capacity building, communication and dissemination activities targeted to the various stakeholders, namely low-income homeowners, public and private building owners, project developers, ESCO and financial institutions.
Porto Energy Hub will leverage EUR 27,2 million of investment covering 3,000 households in the region and leading to 71 GWh/year and 17 GWh/year of primary energy savings and renewable energy production respectively. In a nutshell, the Porto Energy Hub will act as a one-stop-shop to public and private building owners, promoting aggregation to develop a bold renovation programme of their buildings and combine them with alternative financial schemes and legal models.

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-SC3-EE-2020-2
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Coordinator

ADEPORTO - AGÊNCIA DE ENERGIA DO PORTO
Address
Rua Goncalo Cristovao 347 Sala 218
4000 270 Porto
Portugal
Activity type
Other
EU contribution
€ 289 925

Participants (3)

S317 CONSULTING LDA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 169 312,50
Address
Avenida Elias Garcia N 79 R/c
1050-097 Lisboa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TELLES DE ABREU E ASSOCIADOS - SOCIEDADE DE ADVOGADOS, SP,RL
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 178 500
Address
Av. Marechal Gomes Da Costa, 1131
4150-360 Porto
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RDA - CLIMATE SOLUTIONS UNIPESSOAL LDA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 219 150
Address
Rua Licinio De Carvalho 67 1°
3880-082 Ovar
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)