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‘‘Promotion of Near Zero CO2 emission buildings due to energy use‘‘





Priority axis 3: Low carbon economy



·        To define near zero CO2 emission buildings due to energy use (NZCO2EB) and present the various benefits which result from this type of building;

·        To work on the combination of different technologies and energy efficiency sources, which can be used to achieve the above mentioned target;

·        To design state of the art policies, which will aim at promoting NZCO2EB at the local, regional and national level;

·        To present various financial tools in order to promote these types of buildings;

·        To monitor the implementation of the policy action plan over two years.



·        LP: Local Energy Agency Spodnje Podravje (Slovenia)

·        PP2: Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (Greece)

·        PP3: Molise Region (Italy)

·        PP4: Municipality of Kaunas District (Lithuania)

·        PP6: European Institute for Innovation (Germany)

·        PP7: Thermopolis Ltd. (Finland)

·        PP8: Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories (France)

·        PP9: University of Malta (Malta)



1.23 Million Euro ERDF



Eur Ing Dr Charles Yousif


Phone: +356 2340 7831




‘Phase 1’: April 2016 – Mar 2017 is divided equally into four semesters. These semesters are dedicated to interregional learning and to preparing the exploitation of the lessons learnt from the cooperation through the development of a policy action plan by each project partner.

‘Phase 2’: Mar 2017 – Feb 2019 is dedicated to monitoring the implementation of the proposed policy action plan. When relevant, pilot actions may also be tested during this phase.


First Newsletter:

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Second Newsletter:

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Third Newsletter:

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A number of communication initiatives have been presented in the third semester (April to September 2017), showing the outcomes of the project ZeroCO2 in the local newspapers, Youtube, facebook, ResearchGate and twitter.

  Five Youtube videos have been published:


Facebook postings;



Regional Policy Report - Maltese Version

Common Study


Project Updates:

Brochure English Version

Brochure Maltese Version

Times of Malta Article - Solar heater grants

Times of Malta Article - Promoting near ZeroCO2 buildings

Good Practices - Communal PV Farms Malta

Good Practices - Heat Pumps Malta

An article on the project ZeroCo2 - Interreg Europe Project summarising findings so far has been published on Malta ClimateKiC Newsletter December 2017. Please click here.


Training Courses in Renewable Energy

Please click here for more information.

Refresher Courses in Renewable Energy
More information here.

MSc time tables for semester 1
More information is found here.

Jan - Feb 2018 Exams
Time Table updated with venues.

Solar Heating Technical Visits
The Institute for Sustainable Energy is offering technical inspection of installed domestic solar water heating systems. 

Last Updated: 22 January 2018

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