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January 2017

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

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

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 [...]

October 2016

Dissemination event of the project in Milan, 17 October 2016

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: ENLARGE|

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

Improving participatory process in developing and implementing sustainable energy policies: the challenge of the H2020 project ENLARGE

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: 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. [...]

February 2017

Twelve new supporting partners for the project ENLARGE

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

December 2016

Three phases for successful sustainable energy policies at the local level

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

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 [...]

November 2016

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

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: 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. [...]

October 2016

ALDA becomes a Covenant Supporter to the “world’s biggest urban climate and energy initiative”

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: ENLARGE|

ALDA is now officially a Covenant Supporter! Heralded as the “world’s biggest urban climate and energy initiative” by Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy brings together thousands of local and regional authorities voluntarily committed to implementing EU climate and energy objectives on their territory. *** ALDA and its members see [...]