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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Free energy audits and training in public schools

Free energy audits and training in public schools

6 primary schools over Cyprushave been undergoing free Energy Audits supported by the Cyprus Energy Agency which include interventions for energy and CO2 emissions savings in different levels, up to the nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) level.

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Energy and Climate Protection in Kindergartens in Berlin

Energy and Climate Protection in Kindergartens in Berlin

The project ‘Energy and Climate Protection in Kindergartens’, run by BEA, is aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 6, preschool teachers and the technical staff of Berlin’s 2,200 kindergartens, Germany.

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Charging Infrastructure Jämtland Härjedalen – Preliminary study for extension 2018 to 2020

Charging Infrastructure Jämtland Härjedalen – Preliminary study for extension 2018 to 2020

A preliminary study for the charging infrastructure of the Jämtland Härjedalen region, Sweden, was requested to prepare for a project focusing on the expansion of rapid-charge stations and standard charging at organisations and companies.

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Civitas DESTINATIONS project, Horizon2020

Civitas DESTINATIONS project, Horizon2020

The Civitas DESTINATIONS project aims to promote sustainable mobility in six island destinations: Madeira, Gran Canaria, Elba, Crete, Malta and Cyprus.

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A Nordic Solar Power success story in the Mälardalen region

A Nordic Solar Power success story in the Mälardalen region

The Swedish Solar Expo is annually, organized in Uppsala, Mälardalen, Sweden. has developed into one of Sweden’s largest arenas for new environmental technology aimed at the energy and real estate industry.

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The toolbox for travel advice and travel-free meetings in Örebro

The toolbox for travel advice and travel-free meetings in Örebro

In the Örebro Region, Sweden, there is a common network to increase sustainable travel in the region which has created a toolbox for sustainable travel advice.

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Structural Funds for the Energy Retrofit of Social Housing in Liguria Region

Structural Funds for the Energy Retrofit of Social Housing in Liguria Region

In the frame of the EnerSHIFT H2020 project, investments of €5 million have been stimulated from European Structural Funds for the energy retrofitting of social housing buildings in the Italian region of Liguria.

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The Roadmap for Electric Mobility Deployment in Andalusia through renewable energies sources

The Roadmap for Electric Mobility Deployment in Andalusia through renewable energies sources

The Andalusian Electrical Mobility Roadmap 2020 is a package of measures which aims to promote electric mobility in Andalusia, Spain.

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Local energy planning in Ile-de-France region

Local energy planning in Ile-de-France region

The Energy and Climate department of IAU has launched a project dealing with the support to local authorities for the definition and the implementation of public buildings renovation strategies in Ile de France, France.

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MOVELETUR Sustainable Tourism and Electric Mobility in Natural Spaces

MOVELETUR Sustainable Tourism and Electric Mobility in Natural Spaces

The project MOVELETUR, the Sustainable Tourism and Electric Mobility in Natural Spaces is a cross-border partnership between Portuguese and Spanish institutions covering the Ávila province of Castilla y Leòn region in Spain.

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Energy self-sufficient street lamps in the Velenje municipality and beyond

Energy self-sufficient street lamps in the Velenje municipality and beyond

The operation of energy self-sufficient street lamps, established by KSSENA in Savinjska, Šaleška and Carinthia, Slovenia has become, by 2017, economically viable and has been installed in many Municipalities across Europe.

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District Heating with biomass in the Valencia region

District Heating with biomass in the Valencia region

Todolella, a small town in the Valencia region, Spain, has become a symbol of sustainable town thanks to a District Heating network with biomass that supplies heating and hot water (DHW) to several public and private buildings.

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