Interreg Baltic Sea Region financed Policy Area “Energy” projects

Ministry of Economics of Latvia is the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) Policy Area (PA) Energy coordinator. The aim of the PA Energy is to improve the implementation of the EUSBSR Action Plan and Baltic Energy Market Interconnection Plan. These two action plans (http://www.balticsea-region-strategy.eu/action-plan) have been merged together since 2015.
 

Ministry of Economics of Latvia together with two other institutions* have signed a contract with Interreg Baltic Sea Region (http://www.interreg-baltic.eu/home.html) for a technical assistance funding for supportive activities and coordination in EUSBSR PA Energy and PA Transport projects implementation. As PA Energy coordinator Ministry of Economics of Latvia is planning, organising and managing meetings of expert committee members, evaluate and provide support for PA Energy regional projects and make recommendations to the BEMIP (Baltic Energy Market Interconnection Plan) member states for a further decision to be taken for projects to receive the Flagship status.
 

The overall budget for the P1.008 Supportive Activities and Coordination in EUSBSR PA Energy and PA Transport project is 153 250.00EUR (of which 61 000.00 EUR is for the Ministry of Economics of Latvia to coordinate the PA Energy). Time period for the project is from 30 April 2015 till 30 September 2016.
 

To continue the EUSBSR PA Energy coordination processes the Ministry of Economics of Latvia together with other two institutions** have signed another contract with Interreg Baltic Sea Region for a technical assistance funding for the P015, Policy Area Energy/ Policy Area Transport (PAs Energy/ Transport) project. The overall budget for this project is 435 294.30EUR (of which 200 000.00 EUR is for the Ministry of Economics of Latvia to coordinate the PA Energy). Time period for the project is from 17 June 2016 till 31 October 2018.

 

For more information about the EUSBSR please visit their website (http://www.balticsea-region-strategy.eu/), but for more information and news about the PA Energy please go to http://groupspaces.com/eusbsr-energy/.

 

* Project partners for the P1.008 Supportive Activities and Coordination in EUSBSR PA Energy and PA Transport project – Danish Energy Agency (former PA Energy co-coordinators) and Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (PA Transport coordinator)

** Project partners for P015, Policy Area Energy/ Policy Area Transport project - Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (PA Transport coordinator) and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (PA Transport coordinator)

Last update:    21-10-2016