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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Support to the implementation of the new regional energy and climate strategy

Support to the implementation of the new regional energy and climate strategy

In 2019, the Île-de-France region set new climate and energy goals which included the region to have 100% of its energy consumption covered by renewable energy sources by 2050. Find out what measures they are applying to achieve this!
A natural platform for the future of solar energy systems Mälardalen Energy Agency

A natural platform for the future of solar energy systems Mälardalen Energy Agency

Read about the Swedish Solar Expo, which sees a steadily increasing number of visitors and exhibitors each year. In October of 2019, the exhibition was organized for the sixth consecutive year, with a record-breaking number of attendants.
The Sol i Väst Project develops knowledge on PV Electricity

The Sol i Väst Project develops knowledge on PV Electricity

The project developed in West Sweden aims at supporting initiatives for procurement and building PV parks. Read more about it!
EKIAN – The biggest PV plant in the Basque Country

EKIAN – The biggest PV plant in the Basque Country

Read about EKIAN, the biggest PV plant in the Basque Country, which is a public-private initiative of EVE and KREAN and has 22 investors. The investment is 24 million EUR and will produce electric energy equivalent to the annual consumption of 15.000 households.
Wind-pumped-hydro Power Station of El Hierro

Wind-pumped-hydro Power Station of El Hierro

Find out how the Canary Island of El Hierro supplies its electrical energy from clean and renewable energy sources such as wind, and how they use their surplus wind energy to pump water from a lower reservoir at sea level!
Development of Local energy concept for Municipality of Celje

Development of Local energy concept for Municipality of Celje

Read how KSSENA’s IMEAS silo approach¹ develops integrated and multi-level energy models for the Alpine Space (AS) to overcome the barriers emerging from the disconnected silos at present².
RESAP Launch – The Renewable Energy Sources Advisory Platform

RESAP Launch – The Renewable Energy Sources Advisory Platform

Read how MIEMA has been supporting local stakeholders in the introduction of renewable energy sources in their buildings/facilities through the RESAP platform (Renewable Energy Sources Advisory Platform).
Promotion of buildings that supply, store, and distribute electricity to the electrical grid

Promotion of buildings that supply, store, and distribute electricity to the electrical grid

Find out how Örebro Region County Energy Agency facilitates a network within the real estate market where energy and environmental good practices in building and maintenance are promoted to encourage the use of renewables and energy efficiency.
Sustainable Communities Wales

Sustainable Communities Wales

Read how Severn Wye Energy Agency is providing free expert support and feasibility studies to 150 communities in Wales for the energy efficiency improvements of their communal buildings through the Sustainable Communities Wales programme.
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.
FAST for Hydrogen

FAST for Hydrogen

FAST has the objective to spread scientific culture and offers technical services at national level with a focus on hydrogen.
Solar-powered irrigation system in Orbaso capable of pumping water to 30 hectares of cropland

Solar-powered irrigation system in Orbaso capable of pumping water to 30 hectares of cropland

The Orbiso Irrigators’ Association has installed the Basque Country’s first self-consumption photovoltaic plant for pumping irrigation water. The total irrigatable land comes to 250 hectares, distributed between around 30 properties
Supporting sustainability in food and beverage industries by Solar-PV self-consumption

Supporting sustainability in food and beverage industries by Solar-PV self-consumption

Check out how ESCAN improves the energy efficiency of cold chains thanks to Solar-PV!
Energy DataHub of the Regional Administration of Castilla y León

Energy DataHub of the Regional Administration of Castilla y León

The Energy Datahub is an online tool permitting the Regional Administration of Castilla y León to control energy consumption and boost energy efficiency among citizens. See how it works.
Solar energy focus in project: “Sunny farms in the North”

Solar energy focus in project: “Sunny farms in the North”

The project "sunny farms" teaches farmers about solar energy and storage in North Sweden.
The City Council of Valladolid committed to solar energy

The City Council of Valladolid committed to solar energy

The Municipality of Valladolid presents how investment in solar energy has resulted in carbon reduction.