ENI CBC 2014-2020 Project KS1024
Green energy regional markets development


Improve the business environment in order to provide more attractive conditions for new business with specific focus to the green economy needs in St Petersburg and Finland.
Enlarging the cross-border cooperation between regional authorities, experts and other relevant stockholders in development of future green energy markets
Support of SMEs from cooperating regions, which are looking to enter the market of innovative solutions and technologies in the field of green electricity and bioenergy.
Rising the openness of the regional power grid for new consumers and producers of the green electricity.


Cooperation with relevant stakeholders
Development of innovation cooperation strategies for local electricity companies by combining the expertise of public authorities responsible for urban/regional development and strategic energy planning, electricity utilities responsible for electricity infrastructure provision, maintenance and operation as well as electricity supply and consumers
Development of Smart Grid principles for rising the openness of electric energy systems
The use of best practice in creation of the model of regional electric energy system maximally oriented on needs of new consumers and suppliers on the base Smart Grid approach including technical, economical and management issues. The work will be done in close collaboration with distribution company in order to ensure reliable data and research environment.
Promotion of emerging regional markets of innovations in the "green" electricity sphere
The market surveys to increase the understanding of electricity companies (FIN-RUS) business areas and development prospects as well as fostering cooperation between Russian and Finnish SMEs, research and education organizations which could form added value for all stages of the innovative products' life-cycle in "green" energy sphere. It will create the base for development of international innovation cluster focused on emerging "green" energy markets. SMEs looking to entering the market with innovative products and services in "green" energy well get necessary support.
Project management and dissemination of results


Improvement the regulatory framework for connecting new customers to electric grids.
Development the motivation system for producers of "green" electricity and EV market.
Development the regional strategies and clusters in the content of emerging and future markets.
International experts community focused on the long term cooperation at emerging and future markets of "green" energy production, use and saving.
Web portal provided open access to the project' materials including the database on "green" energy solutions proposed by regional SMEs.
Innovative SMEs coached and consulted in the green energy business development. Innovation projects realized by these SMEs.
Preliminary route plan of locations for EV charging stations/points in St.Petersburg, Kotka and along the main cross- border roads.


  • Funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland.
  • Ohjelmaa rahoittavat Euroopan Unioni, Venäjän Federaatio ja Suomen Tasavalta.
  • Финансируется из средств Европейского союза, Российской Федерации и Финляндской Республики.