ManagEnergy is a technical support initiative of the Intelligent Energy - Europe (IEE) programme of the European Commission which aims to assist actors from the public sector and their advisers working on energy efficiency and renewable energy at the local and regional level.
  • Giving energy innovators a start

    Economists increasingly predict that SMEs will be the force behind the economic restructuring and energy transition that the future stability of Europe depends on. Yet the majority of startups perish in today’s market. This is why startup supports like Rockstart represent an invaluable contribution to the creation of an energy-efficient, prosperous Europe.

  • Citizens at the heart of the energy transition in Europe

    Community energy and renewable energy cooperatives are getting organized across Europe – ManagEnergy held a recent networking event on community power, ICLEI have a workshop coming up and the first European Conference of Citizen Energy took place in Lille, France, earlier this month.

  • Energy security begins at home

    Local and regional sustainable energy promoters received a powerful boost to this week as a host of political VIPs paid tribute to their work – ‘essential for energy security’. Meanwhile those on the frontlines were busy getting down to business learning from leading innovative finance projects – as top policymakers and financiers signaled:  ‘The money is there – bring us the projects’. 

  • ManagEnergy: The map and the territory

    What a busy time of year! ManagEnergy capacity building workshops are taking place across Europe; along with networking events on Community Energy , Innovative Financing , and Energy Transition . Check the events calendar to find a sustainable energy event near you!

Finance for sustainable energy: ESI funds and Horizon 2020 synergy

About 150 people attended ERRIN’s Horizon2020 networking event last week; many representing regional and local authorities throughout Europe. Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s EUR 80 billion research and innovation programme is offering generous funding to help public authorities carry out sustainable energy policies.

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