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Empowering citizens in the energy transition through participation in local renewable energy projects

26 November 2020

Solar panels, windmills, district heating: wherever energy will be generated in the near future, half of it will come from installations in the hands of citizens. At least that is the ambition formula…

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Powering positive change at Danbury Park Community Primary School

13 November 2020

Two community buildings in Essex have seen the installation of solar panels completed in October as part of the Essex Empower pilot. Essex Outdoors Danbury and Danbury Park Community Primary School lo…

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Empowering Energy Communities in Fons in Denmark

30 October 2020

When citizens start empowering each others.

As a part of the European empower project the Danish living lab & pilot project is getting attention from other citizen groups. This means citi…

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Kennemer Kracht puts solar panel installation in Ijmuiden (NL) into operation

05 June 2020

In the week of 20 April, 80 solar panels of the neighborhoud installation on the roof of 'Stormvogels' in Ijmuiden (NL) have been installed.  This is a project of Empower2.0 partner Kennemer Kracht, …

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Webinar | Energy Community Pilot, transfo zwevegem

25 May 2020

We talked with PhD student Hakim Azaioud of Ghent University, who gave a successful webinar 2 weeks ago to students in Sustainable Energy System Management at the HOWEST University of Applied Sciences…

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Corona does not slow down sustainable development: online citizen meetings may pave the way!

18 May 2020

Bringing big group of citizens together is not easy these days. The municipality of Middelfart in Denmark however did find a way to involve the citizens on how to change their source of heating from C…

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EMPOWER2.0 webinar, inspired by co2mmunity, 31/3/2020 - 1/4/2020

21 January 2020

While the world physically is closed due to Corona, lessons on citizen participation in clean energy transition is travelling fast between the Baltic Sea region and the North Sea region in the Europea…

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Press release: Official launch PV-roof of Haarlem (NL) pilot, 14-01-2020

21 January 2020

Press release

On Tuesday 14 January, the official opening took place of the Haarlem (NL) pilot, the PV installation on the sports hall of omnisport association 'Onze Gezellen'.

Last September…

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Kennemer meets Zaanstad (NL), 14-11-2019

21 January 2020

On 14-11-2019, the event was hosted by EMPOWER2.0 project partners Zaanstad, Stadsgarage and Kennemer Energie.  The goal of the event was to share knowledge and get inspir…

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EMPOWER2.0 at nationalt Klimafolkemøde i Middelfart (DK) 26-28/08/2019

21 January 2020

From 26 to 28 August 2019, the nationalt Klimafolkemøde (National People's Climate Meeting) took place at Middelfart (DK).  

Transnational Knowledge Sharing on engaging citizens in the green tra…

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