In the first episode of RegEnergy Talks you will gain insights into the challenges and opportunities of local energy communities and hear about institutional partnerships with backcountry communities and the cooperational work within these regions.
RegEnergy - Renewable Energy Regions
Strong partnerships to connect urban demand & rural supply
NWE is one of the EU’s highest energy consuming regions. The share of renewable energy in the region’s production and consumption mix is low and there is a strong dependence on non-renewable energy sources.
RegEnergy aims to break up existing structures for increasing the use of renewable energy in NWE regions. Creating renewable energy demand–supply partnerships between urbanised and surrounding rural territories will lead to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 9 projectpartners from 7 NWE countries, representing metropolitan regions, cities, rural communities, regional agencies, scientific institutions and renewable energy producers will develop strategies and models to illustrate how such partnerships can be built. In three strategic areas the missing regional links between demand and supply from renewables will be addressed: The institutional and administrative framework conditions (e.g. cooperation agreements) as well as the main infrastructure (e.g. biogas pipelines) that such partnerships require are as central as the question of required technologies (e.g. smart grids, storage capacities).
Pilot partnerships across Northwest-Europe will invest in
- Institutional arrangements for regional prosumers
- lacking renewable infrastructure
- regional supply-demand chains
- coping with limited grid capacity and intermittent RE supply
- balancing regional supply and demand profiles
To sustain and widely spread the results RegEnergy partners will present best-practice and showcases to cooperating regions and will actively help them to develop appropriate RE demand-supply partnerships in their region.
You want to learn more green electricity procurement, including various green electricity offers and the pros & cons of each option. Read more about it in our latest newsletter!RegEnergy Newsletter December 2020.pdf
24 rue Coat-ar-Guéven - CS73826
Brest Cedex 2
Plymouth City Council
Ballard House West Hoe Road
8 P.O. Box
3 Counties Energy Agency
Kilkenny Research and Innovation Centre Burrell Hall, St. Kierans College
6 Rue Galilée
Waterford Institute of Technology
Ormonde Upgrading Limited
Climate Alliance of European Cities with Indigenous Rainforest Peoples (registered association)
Frankfurt am Main
|Climate Alliance of European Cities with Indigenous Rainforest Peoples (registered association)||
Frankfurt am Main
|Brest métropolis||Sylvie Mingantfirstname.lastname@example.org||France|
|Plymouth City Council||Alistair Macpherson||Alistair.email@example.com||United Kingdom|
|3 Counties Energy Agency||Paddy Phelanfirstname.lastname@example.org||Ireland|
|Waterford Institute of Technology||Sean Lyonsemail@example.com||Ireland|
|Ormonde Upgrading Limited||Tom Nolanfirstname.lastname@example.org||Ireland|
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