LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
Projects & Practice
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.
Setting up a briquette production plant that uses wood dust and energetic willow, shows how a region's natural resources can be used for energy production in an environmentally friendly way.
A Romanian company contructed of a modern dairy plant with a renewable energy production unit that uses the by-products of milk production.
A biofuel production and packaging line was established in an olive growing region of Greece. The waste residues are used to produce biofuel (PELLET) offering considerable economic and environmental benefits.
A dairy company used EAFRD to finance its investment on the production of probiotic fermented products of top quality and high nutritional value (kefir).
Local farmers and agro-processors came together to carry out this research project to test and develop a niche product.
Setting up a centre to upgrade, produce and maintain electric vehicles and charging stations.