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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The first Greek islands powered by 100% renewables

The first Greek islands powered by 100% renewables

The Aegean Energy and Environment Agency will support the Municipality of Central Corfu & Diapontia Islands to the full decarbonization of Ereikoussa and Othonoi island power systems, and the development of a smart marina in Mathraki island.

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The largest floating test laboratory for the offshore industry

The largest floating test laboratory for the offshore industry

After 6 years of Basque collaboration in R&D, the launch of HARSHLAB is here!

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Local citizen-owned energy communities in France

Local citizen-owned energy communities in France

“Centrales Villageoises” are local companies whose shareholders are mainly citizens, local municipalities and local companies.

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Irelands First Community-Owned EV Charging Point

Irelands First Community-Owned EV Charging Point

Read about the first solar-powered charging station in Callan, Ireland, implemented by the Callan Community Energy and supported by 3CEA.

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100 % Sustainable La Gomera: Decarbonisation through Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy Microgrids

100 % Sustainable La Gomera: Decarbonisation through Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy Microgrids

Find out how little by little, La Gomera, island of the Canary Archipelago (Spain), is becoming fueled by 100% renewable energy, helped by the Canary Islands Institute of Technology.

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The 1st crowd-investing for solar roofs in Croatia

The 1st crowd-investing for solar roofs in Croatia

The first crowd-investing initiative in Croatia implemented the crowd investment, a micro-loan model, to involve its citizens in the sustainable development of their city – Križevci.

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EKIOLA: Prosumer PV Cooperatives in the Basque Country

EKIOLA: Prosumer PV Cooperatives in the Basque Country

Read about important role of citizens in driving the energy transition and how they are becoming Prosumers that will participate in the generation and management of PV power stations between 1 and 5 MW in the Spanish Basque Country, accompanied by EVE and KREAN.

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The local Production and Consumption of Electricity: Renewable Energy Communities Make it Possible

The local Production and Consumption of Electricity: Renewable Energy Communities Make it Possible

Discover how the municipality of Kapelln in Austria was awarded the “European Energy Award” in 2019 by setting up a renewable energy community to supply the companies, private households and municipal buildings.

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Solar Roofs – City of Zagreb Program for Integrated Photovoltaic Installations

Solar Roofs – City of Zagreb Program for Integrated Photovoltaic Installations

Discover REGEA’s technical and expert support to the implementation of the Solar Roofs Program to increase the share of renewable energy production with solar roofs in the city of Zagreb in Croatia.

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Solar and Precautionary Requirements in  different Built Environments

Solar and Precautionary Requirements in different Built Environments

Read about the project implemented by the Örebro County Energy Agency and the Swedish Energy Agency to accompany inhabitants of Örebro County to install solar panels and create an environment favourable to the establishment of efficient solar production.

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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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Charge ahead!

Charge ahead!

More EVs means more charging stations! Learn how Energikontor Väst is making it possible.

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