EUKI Project “Our Buildings” visited four pilot municipalities in Bulgaria to support support the systematic data collection of the building stock for the finalisation of local renovation strategies in close cooperation with mayors and local experts.
The conference “Fostering Local Energy Transition” presented a cooperative floor for energy experts of different fields to discuss the potential of ALLIES in their respective countries.
The BEACON project brought together more than 50 representatives from 24 municipalities and 6 countries in a two-day virtual workshop to discuss strategies to tackle climate change in their communities with the help of Nature-based Solutions.
The Community article links to the Polish translation of the BEACON publication “Climate Action Despite Tight Budgets – A Guidebook for Municipalities”.
Since countries across Europe initiated social distancing restrictions in March due to COVID-19, BEACON, like all EUKI projects, has been forced to rethink our ways of working in an effort to continue their climate action work. Read more about BEACON’s experiences with virtual collaboration.
Together with the “World Future Council”, the EUKI-project YESclima has published a proposal addressed to the European Commission. This blog entry provides further information about the content of the proposal and directs to the full versions in English, Spanish and Greek.
In late 2017, the project Young Energy Europe started in four European countries with the aim of qualifying energy scouts and thus helping companies to cope with climate change. 212 Energy Scouts from almost 90 companies in Bulgaria, Greece, the Czech Republic and Hungary have successfully completed the training.
The EUKI Living Street project will allow a group of cities from Croatia, Greece and Portugal to redefine the socio-economic and the aesthetic dimension of their streets within the urban development framework.
Most planned activities for the BEACON project in Greece had to be cancelled due to the spread of Covid19, says Evi Tzanakaki of CRES.
We spoke with the Alexandru Mustață, national project coordinator for Romania, about the consequences of the corona pandemic, silver linings and the opportunity to create new green jobs.