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Virtual Conference: Financing Local Energy Transition

ALLIES – Activating and Learning from Local Investment in Energy Savings

The EUKI project ALLIES invites to the virtual conference “Financing Local Energy Transition” on May 26.

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: 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.

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.

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.

Energy Scout Trainings as Webseminars – Successful Test Run in Bulgaria

Young Energy Europe

Not just since the coronavirus have advanced training courses been offered online, but in the current situation digital solutions are in heavy demand – also at Young Energy Europe.

Interview: Energy Audits, Youth Unemployment and Covid19

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

The EUKI project YESclima offers practical training for students on energy audits in buildings. Due to the spread of corona virus, the project work is now taking place online only.

Hartwig Berger with students

Combining Green Roofs with Solar Power and Cooling

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

As a result of their study-trips in Berlin, the EUKI-YESclima teams from Athens and Cádiz have elaborated the general proposal Smart Roofs for cities in Southern Europe

Will the Coronavirus Slow Down or Speed Up the Low Carbon Energy Transition in Poland?

International Cooperation Forum “Clean Heat”

Forum Energii asks the question how the current crisis will affect the energy transformation in the long term in Poland.

Will there be any “waste” in 2030? Workshop on hard facts and visions about circular economy

Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)

Municipal representatives from Romania, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, and Greece came together at the BEACON Regional Workshop to identify ways to reduce emissions from the waste sector. Read more about the event.