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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CIRCWASTE, promoting biogas production and usage in Keskisuomi

CIRCWASTE, promoting biogas production and usage in Keskisuomi

CIRCWASTE-project provides information for the potential users of biogas in the Central Finland Region, Finland. In this project, Central Finland is focusing on the promotion of biogas for transport use.

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PASSIVE HOUSE Pilot Project in Calarasi district

PASSIVE HOUSE Pilot Project in Calarasi district

The passive house pilot project is the most innovative project in Calarasi district in the Republic of Moldova so far. It allowed the construction of a kindergarten building based on the passive house concept.

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Generating energy savings in General County Hospital Dr Tomislav Bardek

Generating energy savings in General County Hospital Dr Tomislav Bardek

Hospitals are among best candidates for energy saving projects. Indeed, REA Sjever in Koprivnica, Croatia, started in 2014 this successful long-term energy retrofitting of the General County hospital Koprivnica into an energy efficient hospital.

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Castilla y León Energy Efficiency Strategy will reduce 30% of energy consumption by 2020

Castilla y León Energy Efficiency Strategy will reduce 30% of energy consumption by 2020

79 measures will be implemented in the Castilla y León region (Spain) to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emission of the region by 2020. The Energy Efficiency Strategy – CyL sets the target of more than 30% reduction.

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Boosting Energy Efficiency in the Zlín Region through Smart Energy Management

Boosting Energy Efficiency in the Zlín Region through Smart Energy Management

EAZK is boosting Energy Efficiency in the Zlín Region, Czech Republic, through Smart Energy Management via the Interreg Central Europe project BOOSTEE-CE.

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EPC Streetlight Refurbishment in the Kilkenny County

EPC Streetlight Refurbishment in the Kilkenny County

The Kilkenny Streetlight LED Retrofit Pilot Project: an ambitious project to retrofit 1,300 street lights to LED across the city and county of Kilkenny, Ireland.

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The Energy Saving Competition for Public Authorities, save@work

The Energy Saving Competition for Public Authorities, save@work

Save@work was an energy saving competition between 176 public office buildings over 9 participating European regions. It is about bringing employees together, helping them to take charge regarding how they use energy in their building.

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Public procurement of buses with 100% renewables target

Public procurement of buses with 100% renewables target

As part of the objective of becoming 100% fossil fuel free by 2030, Kalmar County, in Sweden, has purchased biogas fueled buses. Authorities chose to reuse biomethane to address over-fertilisation and fostering the shift towards a carbon neutral transport system.

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Thermal Rehabilitation in Bucharest

Thermal Rehabilitation in Bucharest

Thousands of residents of Bucharest have benefitted from the Bucharest Sector 1 programme which aims to improve the energy efficiency of apartments and public buildings in the Romanian capital.

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Energy Efficiency Improvement Program in Prahova County

Energy Efficiency Improvement Program in Prahova County

The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Agency “AE3R Ploiesti-Prahova” is supporting 10 municipalities in the Prahova County to elaborate the “Energy Efficiency Improvement Program” (PIEE). After completing the program for the Municipality of Magurele, the agency started collecting the energy consumption data for the Lipanesti Municipality in order to substantiate the analysis necessary for the elaboration of the Energy Efficiency Improvement Program.

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Energy Academy Upper Austria

Energy Academy Upper Austria

The OÖ Energiesparverband (OÖ ESV) offers over 30 seminars and training courses each year covering subjects in the fields of energy and buildings technologies, energy management, energy efficiency and renewable energy, thus supporting the market introduction of innovative technologies and solutions.

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Promoting the Sustainable Use of Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency

Promoting the Sustainable Use of Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency

The main objective of the RURES project is to exploit the potential of renewable energy sources and increase energy efficiency in rural regions as they have a great potential for reaching energy autonomy.

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