100 international experts participated in the ALLIES Final

ALLIES – Activating and Learning from Local Investment in Energy Savings

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.

Polish translation of “Climate Action Despite Tight Budgets – A Guidebook for Municipalities” now available!

Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)

The Community article links to the Polish translation of the BEACON publication “Climate Action Despite Tight Budgets – A Guidebook for Municipalities”.

Our Experience with Virtual Collaboration: Tips and Insights from the BEACON project

Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)

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.

Reinforcing the European Youth Employment Policy with the European Green Deal

YESclima – Young experts for climate-friendly schools in Mediterranean countries

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.

212 Energy Scouts trained after two years – a summary

Young Energy Europe

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.

Discussing participants

Making the Street of Your Dream a Reality

Living Streets

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.

Interview: Alternative Formats for Local and Regional Cooperation

Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)

Most planned activities for the BEACON project in Greece had to be cancelled due to the spread of Covid19, says Evi Tzanakaki of CRES.

Interview: Energy Transition in Romania in Times of Covid19

Energy Transformation Debate in CEE

Accelerating the Energy Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe and Learning from the German Experience

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.

Interview: Keeping up the Climate Dialogue from the Home Office

South East Europe Energy Transition Dialogue

We spoke with Dr. Radostina Primova, Senior Analyst at the Center for the Study of Democracy, about the importance of strengthening local economies, how this should be connected to climate action in the European Union and about the ecological factors which have influenced the Corona crisis.

Reduce, Optimise, Decarbonise: Pathways Towards Sustainable Mobility in Municipalities

Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)

More than 20 representatives of BEACON municipalities and experts exchanged views on how cities can shape the transition towards sustainable mobility druing a workshop in Kalamata, Greece.