After the selection phase characterized by the interest of about 30 municipalities and more than 120 buildings, the Compagnia di San Paolo Foundation, with the support of Regione Piemonte, has finally select the Municipalities that will see the refurbishment of their buildings using the EPC contracting scheme.
Specific cooperation agreements are now under signature between the Foundation and the engaged local authorities. These are mainly small and medium sized municipalities located in the metropolitan City of Torino. They will benefit of the technical assistance service provided by Compagnia San Paolo Foundation, that is based on the building energy audit and the financial and legal support in preparing tender documents for the selection of the ESCo and the signature of the EPC contract. In this technical phase the project is supported by the expertise of Environment Park S.p.A., a reference point on energy issues for the Piedmont area. With the involvement of the engagement Municipalities STEPPING PLUS provides a concrete support in the implementation of the MED Program objectives and sets up the conditions for tangible results in terms of investment in energy efficiency in the region.