The Albanian energy transition calls for the participation of citizens!

EUCENA – European Citizen Energy Academy

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.

Just Transition Lab

The project “Just Transition Lab” assists coal regions in Poland and Germany in planning their transitions in a participatory manner, thereby creating a replicable model for other coal regions.

RENALDO – Rural Development through Renewable Energy Sources

The project “RENALDO – Rural development through renewable energy sources” advances the market penetration of the collective prosumer model in rural Poland by supporting citizens energy communities.

RENALDO Project Kick-Off

Representatives of the Polish and German Government as well as the European Commission came together in an online conference for the first steering group meeeting of EUKI Project RENALDO. The project promotes the expansion of initial energy cooperatives in rural areas in Poland.

Connecting the Dots: Education and Renovation in Romania

Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)

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.

Climate Action Zlatibor

The project “Climate Action Zlatibor” establishes a competence center to provide public service employees in Serbia with the necessary knowledge and capacities to develop a local climate change mitigation strategy.


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

Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)

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

Energy Efficiency Network

The Energy Efficiency Network enables Czech and German energy experts to exchange and implement good practices in energy performance contracting for cities, municipalities, and public building owners.


“EmpowerClimate” aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions of three Czech and three Slovakian municipalities by training energy managers, using climate and energy management systems and building a network of experts.

Bio Screen CEE

The Bio Screen CEE project evaluates plans for biomass energy use in the context of the transition from coal as energy in Central and Eastern Europe. It recommends sustainable alternatives to biomass from forestry.