Organised by Heinrich Boll Stiftung Thessaloniki, with the collaboration of Electra Energy Cooperative and K.A.L.O – Good Bodies of Athens

When: 30 November 2019

Where: Impact Hub Athens

Target: 

The goal of the workshop is to provide knowledge, ideas, networking and practical tools for establishing, developing and operating successful Energy Communities.

To whom:  

The workshop is aimed at those interested in setting up an Energy Community with the aim of saving and generating clean energy from local resources.

It is also aimed at Energy Communities that have already been established and are seeking support for their development.

Duration: 180 ‘

Rapporteurs / trainers: 

  • Technical University of Crete
  • National Technical University of Athens
  • Heinrich Boll Foundation
  • Community Energy River Company
  • Social enterprise ELECTRA energy
  • AMPNET Company

Workshop program:

14: 00-14: 30: Welcome 
14: 30-14: 45: Join a Event

  • Who can participate in an EKIN
  • What are the benefits of joining a EKIN?
  • The creation of the founding team
  • Interaction with external factors

14: 45-14: 55: Break and Feedback
14: 55-15: 10: Activities that an EARTH can develop

  • Available Technologies and Natural Resources (Solar, Wind, Biomass etc)
  • Selecting activity (electricity generation, saving, electric drive, etc.)

15: 10-15: 15: Break and Feedback 
15: 15-15: 40- Growth plan

  • Business plan
  • Financing

15: 40-15: 50: Break and Feedback
15: 50-16: 10: Organization

  • A few words about drafting the statute
  • Activity management
  • Internal functioning and governance
  • 16: 10-16: 20: Break and Feedback

16: 20-16: 45: Work Exercise

  • Creating a Virtual Energy Community by the participants

16: 45-17: Challenges, Opportunities, Feedback, Discussion.