ARTECLAND (closed)

Apr 2005 - Nov 2008

ARTECLAND established three regional/urban energy management agencies in the county of Aarhus (Denmark), Tenerife (Spain) and in Iceland.

The three agencies are

Each agency had to meet the following conditions for the establishment.

  • (a) The agency is established as a new legal entity.
  • (b) The statutes of the agency have been approved by the European Commission.
  • (c) A management board has been set up with at least one local elected representative.
  • (d) The first permanent staff member has been recruited by the agency.
  • (e) Evidence of supplementary funding from other sources.
  • (f) The agency has been set up in suitable premises at its exclusive use.
  • (g) A bank account has been opened under the name of the agency.

The total cost of the action was estimated at 1.387.660 EUR. The European Union contributed 43 percent under the Intelligent Energy Europe programme.

The following special condition applies (grant agreement, amendment 2).

  • In case an agency cease activities at any time from the signature of Amendment No 1 to the agreement to the end of the fifth (5th) year after the last payment made by the Commission, the Commission reserves the right, subject to due analysis of the case, to recover the total Community contribution related to the establishment and actual start-up of this particular agency.

The project ended 30 Nov 2008, but the last payment was in Feb 2010.


Created by system. Last Modification: Friday 14 January 2011 21:28:09 CET by jj.