EMPOWER 2.0

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EMPOWER 2.0 meets complementary Interreg programmes

13 July 2021

During a recent roundtable session, a group of coordinators and leaders from seven Interreg projects in the Netherlands and Belgium got together. They exchanged plans and views, discovered synergies a…

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Students involved in EMPOWER 2.0 win Golden Dot Award

13 July 2021

The group developed an interactive map that shows which municipality is on the right track by comparing different municipalities, displaying where the best opportunities lie and whether there is still…

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Opening of the collective solar roof at Mendel College (Haarlem)

01 July 2021

With a smaller group than planned (due to the corona measures), including about ten local residents who participate in the solar roof, the collective solar roof on the Mendel College in Haarlem was of…

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Regional Energy Participation - Collective solar roofs: obstacles? The solutions of cooperatives!

01 July 2021

On Tuesday night, 15 June, the Stichting Stadsgarage organised this action session in collaboration with Stichting Kennemer Energie, Coöperatie Kennemer Kracht and the municipality of Haarlem. About 4…

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New official EMPOWER2.0 VIDEO: Enabling More People’s OWnership in Energy tRansition

18 June 2021

Over the next decades, citizens and communities of citizens will have an increasingly crucial role to play in the production of renewable energy. The Interreg project Empower is about involving them i…

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Competition to boost energetic renovation of collective houses

16 June 2021

Leiedal's renovation coach is trying to convince as many people as possible to renovate their homes energy efficiently in order to achieve the 2050 climate objectives. By also addressing collective ho…

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Baltic Sea Region meets North Sea Region in pairing partner meeting

03 June 2021

Baltic Sea Region meets North Sea Region: in a webinar last week, projects from the UK and Denmark provided inspiration for co-operation between successful projects in engaging citizens towards a clea…

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Guest Lecture | All about energy communities, the Transfo Zwevegem Pilot and DC distribution systems

21 May 2021

Just like last academic year PhD researcher Hakim Azaioud gave a guest lecture to students in Sustainable Energy System Management at the HOWEST University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool West-Vlaande…

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WeSpark and Parteon look for participants in pilot project

07 May 2021

WeSpark and housing corporation Parteon are looking for 200 homes that want to participate in a pilot project. Together with the residents, we're going to make energy consumption transparent in order …

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New Brochure EMPOWER

04 May 2021

The official EMPOWER 2.0 brochure is out. The project aims to demonstrate and accelerate the empowerment of citizens to become active energy citizens - and to create local energy communities via exis…

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