The best European renewable communities in 2014 have just been revealed !
The award ceremony of the RES Champions League 2014 took place in Brussels (Belgium) on the 25th of June as a highlight of the European Sustainable Energy Week. Austrian candidates are leading in 2014, marked man-to-man by those from Germany!
"100% renewable? Yes, we can ! RegionsinGermany,Europe and the worldhave already done it". This is the title of the international conference that will take place during the next congress of 100% RE regions on 11 November 2014 in Kassel (Germany). Don't miss it !
They did it !
Alheim on its way into a sustainable future – daring to be more democratic and renewable
Meet Alheim, a german rural community that shows that it is very possible to counter demographic change in a structurally weak rural area via the revolution in social energy policy.
The Thouarsais territory: a local development policy for energy autonomy
Wishing to show commitment in the struggle against global warming, the Thouarsais territory has developed a real dynamism concerning energy and greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to turn this challenge into a vector of economic and social development in the North of Deux- Sèvres département.
Pays de l'Albigeois et Bastides (South West France) : a collective commitment to sustainable energy
After some back and forth with the office of the European Covenant of Mayors, the terms of accession of Pays de l'Albigeois et des Bastides have been approved by the Office of the Pays de l'Albigeois et des Bastides, on 18th February 2014.
Approved environmental association, the CLER is a professional network promoting renewable energies and energy saving since 1984. It brings together 200 members (among them associations, companies, local governments, federations of municipalities, education institutes) and represents more than 10 000 citizens and 5 000 employees throughout the French national territory.