RDP funding helped convert a disused building into an inspiring renewable energy visitor centre in Feldheim – Germany’s first village to be supplied with 100 % renewable energy.
Projects & Practice
An innovative environmental training centre was established in Murcia, demonstrating the potentials of renewable energy based on diversified rural tourism.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.