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ERDF 234: Holy Family Home - Energy Generation and Conservation Project

Project Cost: €24,942
Beneficiary: Holy Family Home - Naxxar
Line Ministry: N/A
Start Date: 2011
End Date: 2012

Non Technical Short Summary Of Project

This project has utilized the best available innovative RES technology that will significantly reduced the carbon footprint of the present facilities while simultaneously leading to a considerable reduction in the current costs for energy. The applicant has furthermore committed to contribute to wider national efforts to mitigate negative effects caused by climate change

Operational Programme: OPI Investing in Competitiveness for a Better Quality of Life ERDF
Fund: European Regional Development Fund
Operational Objective: To promote the use of RES and energy efficiency and reduction in the use of non-renewable energy sources;
Priority Axis: PA4 Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change
Focus Area Of Intervention: OPIPA4 Energy

Project Objectives

Increase electricity generation from Renewable Energy Sources and reducing CO2 emissionsThe main objective of the proposed project is to increase the amount of energy generated in Malta through renewable energy sources. This objective is highly important given the positive impact on the environment by reducing the amount of CO2 emissions generated. In addition, this project will contribute towards reaching Malta's commitment to reach 10% of the electricity being generated through renewable energy sources by 2020.

Project Results

After the completion of the project, Holy Family Home will benefit from the following:1. 17% of the Home's annual Consumption will be covered from the PV system;2. Increased awareness on the benefits of RES amongst 40 staff members, 70 residents and their relatives with updates on the notice board on a two-month basis.