Mobilising EU citizens to invest in sustainable energy

by REScoop.eu / Organiser profile

Date and time

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 

Location

Museum of Natural Sciences
Vautier Street 29
1000 Brussels
Belgium

REScoop MECISE

REScoop MECISE

Event Information

Description

REScoop.eu is the European federation for renewable energy cooperatives. We are a growing network of 1500 European energy cooperatives and their 1.000.000 citizens. Through REScoop.eu, they heard their voices heard in the European energy debate. Citizens after all who are paying for the transition to a more sustainable energy system. REScoop.eu empowers them and wants to achieve energy democracy.

With the energy co-ops Ecopower, Courant d’Air, Enercoop, Energy4All and Som Energia, we participated in REScoop MECISE, a project under the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission that linked renewable energy projects to energy efficiency and fostered collaborations with cities and municipalities.

In this international conference we will highlight the main project results and showcase how local stakeholders such as cities, municipalities and citizens can team up to advance renewables and energy efficiency in their communities. We will be presenting two innovative financing models that can mobilize citizens from across Europe to finance renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.