EMPOWER 2.0

News articles

Project Stronghouse: "Citizen involvement is key"

25 October 2021

EMPOWER 2.0 is not the only Interreg North Sea Region project working on the energy transition and the green economy. Our project caught up with the colleagues from the project Stronghouse, to share a…

Read more

The energy of Empower 2.0

14 October 2021

Empowering means bringing energy to people, literally and metaphorically. But when after a long dark corona time the Empower 2.0 members join again, in the beautiful Vejle in Denmark, energy bursts o…

Read more

Thoughtful renovation? Vredesstraat 6 Menen project sets an example for the region

04 October 2021

Commissioned by the City of Menen, the Renovation Coach of Intercommunale Leiedal renovated a house of the Social House of the City of Menen into an energy-efficient emergency home. The corner house a…

Read more

Wespark brings together enthousiast prosumers in the Zaan region

28 September 2021

For the first time, the energy cooperative Wespark set up a 'Friends of WeSpark' event in the Stoomhal in Wormer The Netherlands. The organisation wishes to get to know its participants better in an …

Read more

An exercise in green business traveling

28 September 2021

Early October 2021 the partners from the Interreg NSR EMPOWER 2.0 will meet in the small city of Vejle in Denmark. Partners from Denmark, southern UK, the Netherlands and Belgium will see each other…

Read more

Empowering toolkit for local energy, under construction

28 September 2021

Through pilots, meetings and exchange of experience Empower 2.0 searches to empower the groups of citizens and businesses in a new role as energy prosumer in collective settings. Currently, citizens…

Read more

The small village of Føns empowers prosumers in many different ways

28 September 2021

How to empower citizens for clean green transition?  The village of Føns in Denmark tries to find out, as one of the pilot projects in the Interreg project EMPOWER2.0 . Føns combines ground source…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more