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.

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Citizen-owned firewood district heating in Varces

Citizen-owned firewood district heating in Varces

Discover how the municipality of Varces from the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region commissioned its wood heating network to supply its public buildings.

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3CEA and Better Energy Communities – a sustainable agri-business in Wexford, Ireland

3CEA and Better Energy Communities – a sustainable agri-business in Wexford, Ireland

With the help of 3CEA, an agri-business was able to benefit from 30% funding towards energy efficiency improvements!

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Asturias Project Development Assistance (PDA) project by FCH JU

Asturias Project Development Assistance (PDA) project by FCH JU

The Asturias project initiated within the Project Development Assistance by FCH JU aims to develop a full ecosystem of hydrogen production, transport, distribution and use of hydrogen in several sectors.

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Sustainable Energy and Climate Plans in Spain: FAEN’s progress inside C-Track 50

Sustainable Energy and Climate Plans in Spain: FAEN’s progress inside C-Track 50

Thanks to its involvement in the C-Track 50 project, FAEN is supporting 10 municipalities of the Asturias region in developing, implementing and financing climate and energy plans.

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How to identify priorities for action in my territory? Defining a low-carbon strategy for 2050

How to identify priorities for action in my territory? Defining a low-carbon strategy for 2050

Report of the work with the 10 pilot local authorities from France involved in C-Track 50 project

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PICK UP & RIDE app

PICK UP & RIDE app

The app to make picking up kids from school stress free and reduce traffic congestion near schools.

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Testimony: the benefits of upgrading your home

Testimony: the benefits of upgrading your home

3cea share testimonies from happy homeowners who have undertaken home energy upgrades.

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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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