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Bilbao City Council launches a new aid program to promote energy efficiency in buildings

Bilbao City Council launches a new aid program to promote energy efficiency in buildings

Jeickson Sulbaran

February 8, 2024 | 12:00 p.m.

Bilbao City Council, in its constant search for sustainable solutions, has launched a new initiative to improve energy efficiency in the city's buildings. This action, framed in the municipality's commitment to the environment and sustainability, is a step forward in adapting to current and future energy needs, while at the same time promotes a greener and more livable city.

The budget of 530.000 euros, the “Green Line 2024” program It is presented as an opportunity for the owners of residential buildings in Bilbao, its focus is on promoting the carrying out of rehabilitation works that not only improve energy efficiency, but also contribute to the reduction of the city's carbon footprint.

A look at the “Green Line 2024”: Opportunities and challenges for Bilbao

This program is not just a series of grants; It represents a vision of the future, a Bilbao more committed to the environment and sustainability. The “Green Line 2024” includes three fields of action: energy rehabilitation, promotion of the use of renewable energies and the renaturalization of urban spaces. Each of these areas is fundamental in building a more sustainable and livable city.

El Councilor for Urban Regeneration, Jon Bilbao, has highlighted that this program is a key pillar to achieve the objectives of the National Energy and Climate Plan. With this aid, it is expected that Bilbao will not only meet the goals established for 2030, but also become a benchmark for urban sustainability.

Impact and scope of aid in the community of Bilbao

Bilbao City Council launches the 'Green Line 2024'

The call for this aid is excellent news for the citizens of Bilbao. It means not only economic savings in terms of energy efficiency, but also a step forward in improving the quality of urban life. The aid will cover 50% of the costs, up to a limit of 15.000 euros per type of intervention and building, which represents a great opportunity for many owners.

Furthermore, this program not only benefits building owners, by improving energy efficiency and promoting the use of renewable energy, the entire city will benefit from a reduction in the emission of polluting gases and a general improvement of the urban environment.

In terms of social inclusion and commitment to the environment, the Urban Regeneration Area and SURBISA They are playing a crucial role in the transformation of Bilbao. These actions reflect a comprehensive approach that considers urban, social and environmental aspects, promoting a more cohesive, sustainable and healthy city.

La “Green Line 2024” It is an important step in the right direction for Bilbao. It aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Bilbao Charter, reaffirming the city's commitment to sustainability, energy efficiency and, ultimately, the well-being of its citizens. This initiative is not just a matter of energy savings; It is an investment in the future of Bilbao.

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