Estonian EU external border programme



Name of Lead Beneficiary

Tartu Regional Energy Agency

Associated partners

State Committee of Pskov region for construction and housing and communal services; State Committee of Pskov region for Tariffs and Energy; The Association of Estonian Cities and Rural Municipalities; Rakvere City Government.

Thematic objective

TO6 Environmental protection, climate change mitigation and adaption

Start date: 01.06.2019

End date: 31.05.2022

Duration: 36 months

Specific area

Increasing awareness of environmental protection and efficient use of energy resources

Programme co-financing

498 766 EUR

Total budget

589 510 EUR


South Estonia
Pskov region

Contact email

[email protected]

Project status

Completed (1)

SaveSmart (completed on EST side) - ER15

Improvement of housing energy performance level of public buildings through introducing innovative technologies and solutions in Estonia and Pskov region

SaveSmart project supports improvement of housing energy performance level in Estonia and Pskov regions in Russisa through introducing new technologies and solutions in order to encourage public sector to adopt a more environment-friendly level of behaviour.

Specific objectives:

  •  Increasing the awareness and capacity of public sector in local, regional and national level to plan and administrate reconstruction projects of public houses
  • Exchange of best practices and experiences in energy efficient housing and in using most innovative technologies and solutions
  • Finding and testing best solutions for reconstruction of different types of public buildings in programme area.

Main activities:

  • Increasing awareness of public sector authorities, specialists and general public in Estonia and Pskov region about most innovative energy saving possibilities and energy-efficient housing by meand of workshops, thematical info seminars, study visits
  • Elaboration of standard energy saving solutions and recommendations for renovation of different types of public houses
  • Reconstruction of two public houses in Estonia and two in Pskov region to be introduced as practical showcases of energy efficiency

Project portfolio

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