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Launching Transformative Actions in Priboj, Serbia: “We Have a Deal!”

On 27 April 2021, RES Foundation hosted its initial workshop with the representatives of the municipality of Priboj, Serbia, and began preparatory works on the municipality’s Development Plan. The workshop brought together the municipality’s highest officials who will, alongside RES Foundation, be responsible for coordinating the process of preparing the municipality’s Development Plan.

Congratulations to the winners of the Three4Climate school contest

What is your vision of a climate neutral city, school, country or world in 2050? Students from the Three4Climate schools in Germany, Portugal and Slovenia were invited to come up with creative ideas to answer this question and take part in a student contest. Their submissions included essays, models, drawings and self-made videos.

The Albanian energy transition calls for the participation of citizens!

The energy transition in Albania is on and calls for the participation of citizens. This article provides an overview of electricity generation, (renewable) energy consumption and the development of energy communities in the country.

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“EDINA – Energy-efficient development of special revitalisation zones and urban areas” (Summary of the three-Day Workshop Serie)

EUKI project EDINA summarises its series of three workshops on energy efficiency in Polish revitalisation areas. The workshops were adressed to representatives from Polish municipalities, the national Ministry of Climate and Environment, and NGOs.

Connecting the Dots: Education and Renovation in Romania

EUKI project BEACON held a workshop on 23-24 February entitled “Climate Neutrality – Better Buildings – Better Future” with stakeholders from municipalities, schools and the national government in Romania. The participants came together virtually to explore how to improve energy performance in school buildings and how climate action can be incorporated into the national curricula.

Three4Climate Position Paper: Including the ‘whole school approach’ and SDG’s into everyday school life

In the Three4Climate (T4C) Campus school edition, teachers and headmasters from the six Three4Climate schools discussed barriers and solutions for integrating climate action into teaching.

Building an Energy Community in Epirus

EUKI Project EUCENA held a workshop on energy communities specifically addressed to the residents of the Epirus region in the North-West of Greece. Citizens could learn more about energy communities, what their benefits are, and how they can be established.

Tools and instruments for gender-just energy communities. EUCENA Gender and Energy Session #2

In the second “Gender and Energy” online workshop session by EUKI project EUCENA, the focus was laid on the specific tools and instruments for gender-just energy communities. Moreover, the workshop provided observations and recommendations on how to put equality into practice.

Sustainable Mobility on the Way to School: Sample Projects from Germany and the Czech Republic

In many places it is nowadays common for parents to drive their children to school every day. This creates traffic in front of schools, which leads to unsafe situations, noise, and emissions that are harmful to health and climate. EUKI project BEACON’s partner cities Pirna (Germany) and Písek (Czech Republic) addressed this problem in a handbook.

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Vertical Workshop: Aligning local energy management and national climate action in Greece

EUKI project BEACON has successfully held its last vertical workshop in Greece. This article wraps up the virtual meeting and the discussion.