The project, funded by the Interreg Europe program, aims at sustainable growth, competitiveness and job creation
Organizes conferences to facilitate SME participation in local green hydrogen economies
The Consell de Mallorca has organized a symposium on green hydrogen, a symposium that is part of the project ‘UNLOCK Unlocking the green hydrogen economy for SMEs’ in which the island institution participates. The project, funded by the Interreg Europe program, is formed by representatives of European regions that aim at sustainable growth, competitiveness and job creation in small and medium enterprises working with green hydrogen.
The insular director of Strategic Projects and Institutional Relations, Maria Elena Jaume, who inaugurated the conference at the Official College of Architects, said that “the objective is to share experiences and participate in learning activities in order to identify good practices to promote sustainable growth. We must not forget the very important role of the institutions in the work of raising awareness and supporting SMEs by promoting the use of this green energy”. The European project has a budget of around 2 million euros and is integrated by political authorities, universities and other interested sectors from different European regions, which develop local green economies. The Consell de Mallorca participates in the project, having contributed 161,066 euros, 80% financed by European funds and 20% with its own resources.
In the conferences, lectures, meetings and meetings held over two days, the potential of green hydrogen on the island of Mallorca and other territories has been discussed, the challenges of its implementation have been addressed and analyzed, and some private initiatives born in relation to the hydrogen economy have been examined.
Within the programmed agenda, members and attendees have been able to participate in the guided visit to the green hydrogen plant in Lloseta.