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.
Through a series of activities, the project wants to set a new tone on the renewable energy sources (RES) topic among the general public and local decision-makers in the Czech Republic.
Students of the YESclima project have developed a proposal for a center, combining environmental education, innovative energy, gardening and plastic recycling, with the motive that all these functions together will have an ecological and environmental-friendly impact on the surrounding area.
By fostering knowledge exchange through workshops and study visits and through creating relevant tools, the project empowers municipal actors.
OER works closely with local municipalities. Within this community there is a lot to do at the moment. The organisation is therefore trying to tailor its support to their specific tasks and requests, reports Leea Mihaila of OER.
The project wants to increase capacities of cities and networks in Greece, Croatia, and Portugal to engage citizens on energy and climate issues.
To foster cycling in urban transport, Cycleurban+ targets municipal staff and decision-makers as well as institutions at the national level.
Most planned activities for the BEACON project in Greece had to be cancelled due to the spread of Covid19, says Evi Tzanakaki of CRES.
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.