eCREW together with 7 other projects funded by the European programme H2020 and working on the topic of energy communities, will organize a digital event on 26th April 2022 from 9am to 12:30 pm CET to showcase in an interactive manner 15 tools they are making available to people setting up / managing / growing energy communities: citizens, future and existing energy communities, policymakers, other projects / initiatives, etc.
Many EU projects work on the topic of energy communities and develop tools useful for various stakeholders at different stages of community energy initiatives and for different end goals (research, policymaking, business models, technology assessment, energy sharing etc.). This event will cluster 15 tools in 3 groups (which are also the event sessions), to make sure stakeholders know where to go when they have a need, based on which stage of developing a community energy initiative an actor is:
- Inform yourself – Prior to starting a community energy initiative – understanding the basic concepts, researching and information collection
- Test your market, your ideas, technologies – Organising and planning a community energy initiative – testing the market, which technologies to use, which business model and legal framework and how others have been doing
- Lets act – get people involved and grow – Growing and improving an existing community initiative – Getting more people involved, engaging different social groups, data and energy sharing, one-stop shops.
The workshop will present tools in a simple and easy to understand way, in a 3-min pitch format for each tool, ending each session with a discussion with you, the audience!
This will be an opportunity to have your voice heard, ask questions and give valuable feedback to the tools developers. EC², BECoop, DECIDE, eCREW, UP-STAIRS, COME RES, NEWCOMERS, W4RES have worked together for a few months and are glad to share the results of this collaboration with you. The organizers are also glad to have POWERPOOR presenting their Energy Poverty Mitigation Toolkit.
Join the full event or only the part that interests you! Agenda is attached.