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Project ENLARGE bear fruit: more than 30 case studies developed

More than 30 practices including participatory processes in the sustainable energy field have been collected from local authorities, civil society organisations and the business sector in the first half of 2017 by the project consortium. The information has been categorised and analysed and as many as 34 case studies have been produced. Video interviews Watch the [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

First dissemination event launched! ENLARGE at the European Sustainable Energy Week

The consortium of the project ENLARGE held a dissemination event in Venice (Italy) last 20 June 2017, in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week. The event gathered representatives of local authorities and civil society organisations to exchange on the added value of participatory processes in sustainable energy policies for the development of local communities. [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

Few places available for the deliberative event in Milan – over 70 participants already registered!

More than 70 participants from local authorities, civil society organisations, business sector, etc. have already registered to the deliberative event in October. They are part of the group that submitted practices on participatory processes in co-designing and co-producing policies in the sustainable energy field, and will reunite in Milan to exchange their knowledge and experience. The [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

ENLARGE at the European Sustainable Energy Week

The consortium ENLARGE will hold on 20 June 2017 a dissemination event in Venice, Italy, in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week. The event will bring together representatives of local authorities and civil society organisations to exchange on the added value of participatory processes in sustainable energy policies for the development of local communities. [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

Call for practices: participatory processes in sustainable energy and energy efficiency

The project ENLARGE, a two-year initiative funded by the Horizon 2020 programme, has entered its key phase and it is now launching a call for participatory practices in the sustainable energy field. All stakeholders (local authorities, civil society organisations, business sector, etc.) are invited to share practices deemed relevant, both successful or not. Please fill in [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

Twelve new supporting partners for the project ENLARGE

ENLARGE is calling all stakeholders interested in participatory processes and sustainable energy policies (local and regional authorities, civil society organisations, business sector, etc.) to become “Supportive Partners” and engage in the project to benefit of the following opportunities: submit your practices on participatory processes in the co-creation and co-management of sustainable energy policies and boost their [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

Save the date! Deliberative event in Milan (Italy) on 16-17 October

Representatives of the 30 selected practices will reunite on 16-17 October 2017 in Milan, Italy, to exchange knowledge, experience and practices on participatory processes in the sustainable energy field. The event will be a unique exchange opportunity, since 100 representatives of local authorities, civil society organisations, business sector and experts from all across Europe will directly [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

Collaboration with civil society in policy-making: an overview of approaches and tools

The first output of ENLARGE sets the conceptual and methodological approach of the project. The first chapter of the report categorises different forms of collaboration in policy-making: the main distinction is between participatory processes and deliberative processes, and between co-design and co-production processes. While the first ones mainly aim at mobilizing citizens in public affairs, the [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

Three phases for successful sustainable energy policies at the local level

The project ENLARGE will address effective and efficient energy policy at the local level by working on three macro phases: exploration, deliberation, and production. Exploration ENLARGE will promote a call for gathering knowledge on real cases of local sustainable energy initiatives involving citizens. Participatory practices can refer to: co-design, concerning the formulation of policies and projects [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: ENLARGE|

Developing participatory processes in co-creating and co-managing sustainable energy policies: the challenge of the H2020 project ENLARGE

The kick-off meeting of the project ENLARGE – Energies for Local Administration: Renovate Governance in Europe -, funded by the Horizon2020 Research programme of the EU, was held last 17 October in Milan. The event was an occasion to raise awareness on how to reinforce governance models in Europe, with specific focus on sustainable energy policies. [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: ENLARGE|