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ANCI Liguria

ANCI Liguria was born in 1988 as regional member of the National

Association of Italian Municipalities, operating from 1901.
The aim of ANCI Liguria and National ANCI is to represent and to
safeguard the Municipalities' interests, lobbying parliament, the
government, Regions, the Italian public sector and European Union

ANCI Liguria is partner of 2 important European Programmes:

  • «ALCOTRA» 2014-2020 (between Italy and France)
  • «MARITTIME» 2014-2020 (between Italy and France)

The Secretary – General is member of the task forces working for the writing of the operating Programmes 2014-2020 and for the allocation of European financial resources.

ANCI Liguria is also partner in 3 projects of the « MARITTIME » Programme 2007-2013:

  • «UCAT»
  • «UCAT Network»
  • «Ports»

ANCI Liguria is working in order to participate to other Programmes and Projects.

The role within the Project PRIMES deals with:

Management of the regional network of Municipalities,
Contacts at regional and national level,
Organization of communication/disseminination/training activities
Network of lawyers skilled in public management and local authorities to provide legal advice and support

IRE Liguria SpA

The regional energy agency (ex ARE Liguria) was established in 1996 within the framework of the SAVE PERU programme and is the "operative tool of the Regione Liguria in the energy field" as laid down by the Regional Law 22/2007.

The agency has a team of experienced professionals and consultants that boasts technical, commercial, managerial, communication and training skills and is now part of the regional in-house company IRE SpA.

The Agency works in the institutional field, supporting the regional authority and local administrations to elaborate and implement energy plans, promoting the local acquisition of laws, founding a consortium to jointly buy electricity and gas, offering training on energy matters as much as information on new fuels, technologies, energy efficiency.

The Agency is also working hard at international level, taking part in many EU projects dealing with European energy policy priorities, such as buildings and communities certification, energy management in the health system, promotion of new contractual and management models.

The Agency is founding member of RENAEL (National Network of Energy Agencies), member of FEDARENE (Federation of European Agencies for Energy and the Environment) since 1997 and is one of the COVENANT ENERGY AGENCIES of the European initiative of the Covenant of Mayors.

The role within the Project PRIMES deals with:

IRE SpA is to provide technical support to municipalities that want to implement GPP in the energy sector, especially on a joint basis, as a tool to promote energy efficiency and to achieve the goals of energy savings expected from their SEAPs.

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Karen Breiner

IRE Liguria SpA

ARE Liguria


Maria Fabianelli



ANCI Liguria

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