On 25-26 November 2014 the ENERGYREGION organized a final project’s conference entitled: "Fostering communities on energy transition, climate protection and regional development". The conference took place in Wrocław, Poland, at BEST WESTERN PLUS Q Hotel Wrocław.
The conference aimed at the exchange of experience of municipal representatives, utility companies or cooperatives and other players in local energy sectors in Central Europe. Over 120 visitors attended the event and got an opportunity to learn from each other how to deal with various aspects in the field of renewable energy integration into existing energy systems and promotion of energy efficiency in their communities.
The main idea of the conference was to present the best achievements of the ENERGYREGION project along with real life examples and real solutions implemented to push for an increase of clean energy generation and support of the local communities for energy projects.
Some of the topics:
- local achievements in energy planning and creating energy concepts; the role of citizens in these processes,
- ways to energy self – sufficiency in communities,
- educational initiatives strengthening active citizenship
- in the field renewable energy and energy efficiency,
- guidelines for development and implementation of good energy projects.