Live training: Unlocking energy citizenship - Integrated knowledge and information tools for energy communities and citizens

31 May 2023, 10:00 - 12:00
- online

Local administrators and officials, (energy) community leaders, and other experts interested in the emerging energy citizenship movement are invited to join a live training session, titled "Unlocking energy citizenship: Integrated knowledge and information tools for energy communities and citizens."

Easily available, understandable and reliable information plays a central role in strengthening energy citizenship and energy communities. There is a large gap in knowledge and skills (managerial, financial, and technological) between authorities and market actors who govern the energy systems, and citizens who seek to join or set-up and manage energy communities. On one hand, support at the information level and the operational level is needed. On the other hand, there is simultaneously a need to simplify and harmonize legal structures.

In this 2-hour online training, we will provide structured understanding of different types of knowledge barriers for community energy and other citizen-led energy actions, and explore the integrated approaches and tools in European (e.g. Energy Communities Repository), national and local level to better encourage citizens to take action, especially in setting up and mainstreaming community energy.

See the agenda.

  • ICLEI Europe
  • University of Graz
  • Community Energy Academy