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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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!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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Tipperary Healthy Homes Scheme

Tipperary Healthy Homes Scheme

Find out about the Tipperary Healthy Homes Scheme by the Tipperary Energy Agency (TEA) aims to move homeowners away from fossil fuel heating systems and replace with a heatpump.

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Integral Renovation of Provincial Street lighting Project

Integral Renovation of Provincial Street lighting Project

Interested in street lighting renovation? Find out how SODEBUR changed the street lighting into a LED system in 179 municipalities to reduce energy consumption and saved a total of 2M euros in the first year!

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Comprehensive Energy Refurbishment of Public Buildings in Medjimurje County

Comprehensive Energy Refurbishment of Public Buildings in Medjimurje County

Find out how MENEA is coordinating projects of comprehensive energy refurbishment of public buildings in Medjimurje County with a budget co-financed by European Reginal Development Fund (ERDF) and the national fund of Croatia.

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The TIPPING Wheel – boosting innovation strategies for islands

The TIPPING Wheel – boosting innovation strategies for islands

Find out how the Fryslan Province has been working with the TIPPING approach and wheel, which have been designed to be used as a tool for improving innovation policy or governance.

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Collaboration between stakeholders can boost energy efficiency in buildings

Collaboration between stakeholders can boost energy efficiency in buildings

Find a new way to achieve energy efficiency in buildings by gathering different stakeholders in collaboration groups that has been tested in northern Sweden with very positive results!

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Maribor improves Energy Efficiency through Public Buildings Refurbishment

Maribor improves Energy Efficiency through Public Buildings Refurbishment

Find out how ENERGAP is working with the City of Maribor to reduce energy consumption. 

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SPEEDIER – SME Program for Energy Efficiency through Delivery and implementation of EneRgy Audits

SPEEDIER – SME Program for Energy Efficiency through Delivery and implementation of EneRgy Audits

Find out about SPEEDIER, a European project which aims to address the barriers faced by Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that prevent them from undertaking energy audits and implementing the recommended energy-saving measures.

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