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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TerriSTORY®: Enabling a Better Understanding of Local Energy and Climate Issues

TerriSTORY®: Enabling a Better Understanding of Local Energy and Climate Issues

Discover the creation of TerriSTORY® led by AURA-EE, a tool made to track the environmental transitions in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region in France.

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Tackling Energy Poverty in Rural Areas

Tackling Energy Poverty in Rural Areas

Due to high energy prices in the last years, many households are facing the problem of energy poverty. This was fought in the Medjimurje region by MENEA and the implementation of project CO-EMEP, oriented towards this phenomenon.

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Tackling Energy Poverty in Households with Disabled People and Supporting Social Integration

Tackling Energy Poverty in Households with Disabled People and Supporting Social Integration

The Union of Cyprus Communities and the Cyprus Energy Agency participate in the project “Tackle Energy Poverty in Households with Disabled People and Support Social Integration”, aiming to fight energy poverty at national level with a particular focus in households with disabled people.

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A new Smart Tech Programme aims to reduce Transport Emissions for 1,000 Irish Heavy Goods Vehicles

A new Smart Tech Programme aims to reduce Transport Emissions for 1,000 Irish Heavy Goods Vehicles

Discover how 3 Counties Energy Agency and Corcra Ltd will equip heavy good vehicules (HGVs) in Ireland with smart technology to reduce carbon emissions by 10% and save up to 10% on their fuel costs.

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100 % Sustainable La Gomera: Decarbonisation through Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy Microgrids

100 % Sustainable La Gomera: Decarbonisation through Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy Microgrids

Find out how little by little, La Gomera, island of the Canary Archipelago (Spain), is becoming fueled by 100% renewable energy, helped by the Canary Islands Institute of Technology.

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ESIN’s CARING Project is aimed at Helping Small Islands across Europe Advance their Energy Potential

ESIN’s CARING Project is aimed at Helping Small Islands across Europe Advance their Energy Potential

Learn how the project CARING (Clean energy initiatives targeted to small islands), carried by ESIN, enables six small islands in the EU to advance their clean energy transition. One of those islands, Ile aux Moines in Brittany, which is part of the Ponant Islands Association, will implement electric mobility on the whole island.

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Crete’s Clean Energy Transition Roadmap

Crete’s Clean Energy Transition Roadmap

Read about the establishment of the Action Plan for the Clean Energy Transition of the island of Crete, in Greece, led by the Crete Regional Energy Agency.

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Promotion of Electromobility through Planning and Installation of EV Charging Networks in Greek Islands

Promotion of Electromobility through Planning and Installation of EV Charging Networks in Greek Islands

Discover how the Greek Islands adapted to the National Plan for E-mobility and the obligation for all Municipalities to develop Electric Vehicle Charging Plans (EVCPs), accompanied by AEGEA in collaboration with DAFNI.

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Supporting Walloon local authorities in their work for Energy Transition

Supporting Walloon local authorities in their work for Energy Transition

From 2012 to 2017, Wallonia has supported the commitment of municipalities to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy – Europe through the Climate and Energy Policy Programme (POLLEC) implying a number of missions including financial support to the municipalities but also the development and implementation of their Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans.

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Joint Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation in Primorje Gorski Kotar County

Joint Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation in Primorje Gorski Kotar County

The Regional Energy Agency Kvarner prepared the first Joint Sustainable Energy and Climate Action plan in Primorje Gorski Kotar County in Croatia, to adapt to climate change focusing on the sectors of Water supply, Health and Tourism.

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The 1st crowd-investing for solar roofs in Croatia

The 1st crowd-investing for solar roofs in Croatia

The first crowd-investing initiative in Croatia implemented the crowd investment, a micro-loan model, to involve its citizens in the sustainable development of their city – Križevci.

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Oeste Sustentável: a Leader in Sustainable Energy Projects and Investments

Oeste Sustentável: a Leader in Sustainable Energy Projects and Investments

Find out about the different activities developed by the OesteSustentável to lead the Portuguese Oeste Region through an impactful energy and climate strategy, in line with European and national goals.

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