Best practices

Exemplary projects and initiatives are implemented and replicated at local and regional level. The following best practices are categorised by topic and geographic area.

Progress in Romania’s energy transition through technical support to municipalities

Progress in Romania’s energy transition through technical support to municipalities

Read how Alba Local Energy Agency (ALEA) continued its energy-related activities at the county level by offering extended technical support to local authorities in their sustainable energy planning, coordinating the elaboration as well of their Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans as COM signatories.

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Energy-efficient projects in the Ústí Region

Energy-efficient projects in the Ústí Region

In 2017, the Ústí nad Labem Regional government decided to use Energy Performance Contracting an several energy efficiecny projects have been conducted since.

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Tipperary County Council generates renewable energy from Solar photovoltaic panels at a landfill site

Tipperary County Council generates renewable energy from Solar photovoltaic panels at a landfill site

See how Tipperary County Council generates renewable energy by using local assets such as landfill sites.

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Energy Advocate

Energy Advocate

Severn Wye partnered with local charities and community organisations to deliver the Energy Advocate programme to support people facing fuel debt. 

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Supporting Walloon local authorities in their work for the energy transition

Supporting Walloon local authorities in their work for the energy transition

The Walloon Region launched a call for municipalities in 2020 to hire a coordinator for their Energy and Climate Action Plans and to make investments for these plans.

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Tackling Energy Poverty in the Bois d’Olives Sustainable District project

Tackling Energy Poverty in the Bois d’Olives Sustainable District project

Spl Horizon Réunion supports the municipality of Saint Pierre in tackling energy poverty in the Bois d’Olives district through energy and thermal renovation.

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EPCs with Result Guarantee in the Dolomites

EPCs with Result Guarantee in the Dolomites

Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) with Guarantee of Result (GR), for energy requalification of buildings and public street lighting, at Zero cost for public administrations, also breach the Belluno area in the Dolomites, among the most beautiful mountains in the world.

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Hiking Booklet – Fostering Sustainable Mobility in kindergartens

Hiking Booklet – Fostering Sustainable Mobility in kindergartens

The Municipality of Selnica ob Dravi have developed a special hiking booklet for children to encourage physical activity.

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Samsø inspires sustainable communities around the world

Samsø inspires sustainable communities around the world

The Samsø Energy Academy (Denmark) led a pilot project funded by the KR Foundation to share its experience, build capacity and provide leadership development opportunities about sustainable communities worldwide.

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A pathway to a green and healthy Europe –Transformation towards Energy and Climate Agencies

A pathway to a green and healthy Europe –Transformation towards Energy and Climate Agencies

REGEA supports the transformation of energy agencies into energy and climate agencies within the framework of the EIT Climate-KIC funded project Transform4Climate.

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Extensive energy transformation of a prefabricated kindergarten building using Public Procurement of Innovation

Extensive energy transformation of a prefabricated kindergarten building using Public Procurement of Innovation

The Regional Energy Agency North and the city of Koprivnica carried out the first Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) in Croatia to fully transform a 35-year-old kindergarten building.

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Kvarner islands as lighthouses of Primorje Gorski Kotar region’s decarbonisation

Kvarner islands as lighthouses of Primorje Gorski Kotar region’s decarbonisation

In the past couple of years, the Regional Energy Agency Kvarner (REAK) initiated a number of projects that promoted energy self-reliance and the carbon neutrality of islands, which are considered to have a large but untapped potential for renewable energy.

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