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Biogas, #Ethanol and #Algae projects included in EU's new LIFE+ program #biochat

Biogas, #Ethanol and #Algae projects included in EU's new LIFE+ program #biochat

According to the EC's Environment Commissioner, Janez Potočnik the LIFE+ programme supports “high quality, innovative projects with a high level of added value for the EU”. Potočnik says these new projects “will not only make a significant contribution to nature conservation and to improving the environment, including the fight against climate change”. The Commission received 748 applications in response to its latest call for proposals, of which 183 were selected for co-funding through the programme’s three components: LIFE+ Nature and Biodiversity, LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance and LIFE+ Information and Communication. Fifty-five of these projects involve partners from more than one Member State. The bioenergy-related projects we have identified are included in the LIFE+ Environment Policy & Governance component and are aimed at contributing to the development o...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/energias/renovable...

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