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Within the 6th and 7th Research Framework Programme of the EU under the General Directorate Energy (DG ENER) 22 unique demonstration projects have become co-funded.

The first generation of projects started in 2005, the second end of 2007 and the third generation of projects started in 2010. The average of project duration is five years in which one to four communities and sites elaborated and implemented diverse activities towards the goals of the CONCERTO initiative: Demonstrating on a large scale how to reduce their consumption of fossil fuels by substitution with RES and by demand management.

The CONCERTO initiative is proving that cities and communities can, given the right planning, be transformed into pioneers in the world of energy efficiency and sustainability. You can access to the description of each CONCERTO project: by search by map or by name of the project acronym.