Life SEC Adapt

Upgrading Sustainable Energy Communities in Mayor Adapt initiative by planning Climate Change Adaptation strategies (Life Sec Adapt) project was approved for financing within the Life programme 2014-2020. at the end of August 2015. Coordinating Beneficiary Sviluppo Marche SpA with 22 Associated Beneficiaries from Italy - Marche: Ancona, Ascoli Piceno, Fabriano, Fermo, Jesi, Macerata, Offida, Pesaro, Santa Maria Nuova, San Paolo di Jesi, Senigallia, Urbino, Greece - Peloponneso: Municipal Enterprise for Planning and Development of Patras S.A. (Anaptixiaki Dimotiki Epicheirisi Patras S.A.), Spain - Murcia: Bullas , Croatia – Istrian Region: Istrian Development Agency (IDA), Istrian Region, Pula, Rovinj, Porec, Buzet, Labin , Pazin .

The implementation of the project began on September 1st 2015. and project duration is 40 months. The overall budget is 3.213.785, 00 €, of which the European Union finances 60%. IDA's contribution in the mentioned overall budget is of 174.671,00 €, of which 75.216,00 € are IDA's own funds. 

The project will strive to increase the climate resilience capacity of the involved municipalities, through the adhesion and active participation to Mayor Adapt initiative as well as mainstreaming and integrating of EU climate objectives into local policies and plans. Through the implementation of the project the municipalities involved should become active European centres of energy and the discrepancy between them and the municipalities already active within the Mayor Adapt initiative should be diminished.