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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Samsø inspires sustainable communities around the world

Samsø inspires sustainable communities around the world

The Samsø Energy Academy (Denmark) led a pilot project funded by the KR Foundation to share its experience, build capacity and provide leadership development opportunities about sustainable communities worldwide.

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A pathway to a green and healthy Europe –Transformation towards Energy and Climate Agencies

A pathway to a green and healthy Europe –Transformation towards Energy and Climate Agencies

REGEA supports the transformation of energy agencies into energy and climate agencies within the framework of the EIT Climate-KIC funded project Transform4Climate.

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Extensive energy transformation of a prefabricated kindergarten building using Public Procurement of Innovation

Extensive energy transformation of a prefabricated kindergarten building using Public Procurement of Innovation

The Regional Energy Agency North and the city of Koprivnica carried out the first Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) in Croatia to fully transform a 35-year-old kindergarten building.

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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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Bike test helps you make smart travel choices

Bike test helps you make smart travel choices

The EU project “Fossilfritt 2030 – Rena resan” (Fossil-free 2030 – A clean journey) has launched a bicycle test for those who need help to find the right bike and adopt a new habit.

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Ventos De Poupança 2: Energy + Social

Ventos De Poupança 2: Energy + Social

Together with the Gozo Regional Council, MIEMA recently set up the Gozo Regional Development Foundation to offer tailored services for the eco-island. 

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Gozo, an eco-island in Malta

Gozo, an eco-island in Malta

Together with the Gozo Regional Council, MIEMA recently set up the Gozo Regional Development Foundation to offer tailored services for the eco-island. 

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Motivating SMEs to be more efficient and use RES

Motivating SMEs to be more efficient and use RES

Medjimurje Energy Agency Ltd. implemented a project to raise awareness and capacity of entrepreneurs to enhance energy efficiency and the use of renewable energies in their businesses.

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Deploying Hydrogen Economy in Slovenia

Deploying Hydrogen Economy in Slovenia

A consortium of regional partners led by the energy agency of Savinjska, Šaleška and Koroška (KSSENA) is developing an investment project for deploying a replicable, balanced and integrated hydrogen economy.

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LoCASE – Low Carbon Across the South East

LoCASE – Low Carbon Across the South East

The Low Carbon Kent Team at Kent County Council has been leading a partnership of local authorities and higher education bodies in transitioning SMEs to more sustainable practices since 2016.

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Small-scale Waste-to-Energy Projects in the Canary Islands

Small-scale Waste-to-Energy Projects in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands Institute of Technology have recently launched two innovative waste-to-energy pilot projects.

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West-Liguria Port Authority Environmental Energy Plan (PEAP)

West-Liguria Port Authority Environmental Energy Plan (PEAP)

IRE has supported the West-Liguria Port Authority in the drafting and development of its Environmental Energy Plan (PEAP), in compliance with the national Legislation.

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