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We hope that you had a joyful winter break. At the Renewable Energy Community we’ve been preparing all the activities coming out in this new year, beginning by launching the ETU Manifesto and Letter of Commitment!
If you share our principles, we invite you to join the movement and be part of a community of like-minded organisations and municipalities by signing the Manifesto or Letter of Commitment. Learn more about the added value of being part of the community in our latest video below.
We are excited to share with you that the ETU Initiative Conference will be held in a hybrid format – in Barcelona and online – on the 16th-17th March. You can find all the available information and sign up below! We would be thrilled to meet you there to share experiences and learn from each other.
Lastly, stay tuned and follow our social media channels – we will soon be launching communication materials to share the work done by the ETU Flagship Cases!
See below for full updates and more!
The ETU Initiative conference is coming up in March!
The Interreg MED Renewable Energy project will hold a hybrid conference on the 16th and 17th March 2022, to showcase and disseminate its ETU Initiative. The conference will bring together renewable energy experts and representatives from the ETU Initiative’s Flagship Case municipalities to exchange knowledge and lessons learnt. Check the agenda here!
The conference will focus on topics such as renewable energy communities, methods for financing the green energy transition, how to develop Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SECAPs), and plenty more. Expert panels and interactive sessions will be accompanied by networking opportunities, bringing together like-minded organisations.
How to join the ETU Initiative: our latest video released!
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The ETU provides tools for municipalities to increase the production of renewable energy in their region, whilst increasing social equality, revitalising rural areas, creating green job opportunities, and strengthening communities.
Learn from our flagship cases representatives how the ETU has supported them in the development of their energy transition projects. What’s the added value of being part of the ETU Initiative? Discover it in the video!
Sign the ETU Manifesto to become part of the movement!
The ETU Initiative is based on five principles that shape our Manifesto, including territorial equity and social innovation. Did you know that you can join the movement by signing the ETU Manifesto? You will become part of a group of like-minded municipalities and organisations supporting the renewable energy transition in their region.
Is your municipality or organisation ready to join the energy transition? Join our supportive network of organisations committed to using the ETU Toolbox to support their renewable energy plans. Register your interest and we’ll be in touch with more information!
Do you know that the ETU Toolbox is based on the outcomes of six modular projects that ran from 2016-2019, across the Mediterranean? Discover our background and the resources available for you to accelerate the energy transition in your region. Discover the new section of our website and its interactive diagram!
Looking for some inspiration? Take a look at our suggested news and stories…
Energy communities can play a key role in the energy transition. For that to happen, EU member states need to introduce supportive national legislation. Discover how REScoop.eu is assessing the implementation of European legislation in the EU countries in this REVOLVE Magazine article.
Spain is the EU member state with the steepest increase in energy poverty in recent years. Why is that happening? How can we alleviate energy poverty through the renewable energy transition? Read more in this insightful article at the Energy Monitor.
Six months after the European Commission launched the Fit for 55 package, where do we stand in the proposed changes to the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Renewable Energy Directive? Discover more about the topic in the Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform.
If you are setting up an energy community in Spain, see the two open calls from the Spanish government for energy communities on renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable mobility. Apply by the 1st of March!