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Women for market uptake of renewable heating and cooling

W4RES #Women4RES is a 3-year-EU-funded project, which aims at scaling-up the involvement of women in the market deployment and uptake of Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC) solutions via replicable support measures tested and validated across 8 European countries.

Second Call for WOMEN-LED PROJECTS / INITIATIVES in RHC solutions is now open!

W4RES – Women for market uptake of renewable heating and cooling (RHC) is offering customized business or technical support to RHC projects that aim for high level of women engagement. In addition, we offer a range of mentoring and networking opportunities and support in capacity building.

We are looking for women-led projects in the renewable heating and cooling sector
across selected European countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Slovakia.

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Webinar N°5: How to empower women in the RHC sector: what concrete actions are available?

This was it! We have reached the end of our webinar series! Here we, WECF, presented a series of five webinars for capacity building on gender mainstreaming and women empowerment in the renewable heating and cooling sector (RHC). During this program, we have seen the importance of women's empowerment and different benefits, barriers and opportunities for women in the energy sector. We listened to the inspiring experiences of different experts in the field and got the tools on how to achieve a gender-just energy transition. So, what’s now? It is now the time to act and participate in changing mindsets in order to stop reproducing gender inequalities...

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About W4RES

W4RES project aims at scaling-up the involvement of women in the market deployment and uptake of Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC) solutions via replicable support measures tested and validated across the 8 European countries. The basic project concept stems from the recognition that women hold great promise as agents of change, helping us progress faster towards our climate and energy targets for 2030.

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Upcoming Events

29 September 2022

W4RES, the Horizon Europe Cluster 5 National Contact Points GREENET and the Enterprise Europe Network invite you to participate in the virtual brokerage event for the 2022 calls of the Horizon Europe Cluster 5: Climate, Energy and Mobility. The initiative focuses on the Horizon Europe Cluster 5 calls for proposals: HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-03 – Sustainable, secure and competitive energy supplyOpening: 06 Sep 2022Deadline: 10 Jan 2023 HORIZON-CL5-2022-D4-02 – Efficient, […]

26 September 2022

This year, the European Sustainable Energy Week takes a hybrid format, on the theme of ‘Going green and digital for Europe’s energy transition’, with speakers and participants in Brussels and online from 26 to 29 September. Do you want to know more about the W4RES project? Come and visit EUREC’s booth at the EUSEW Energy Fair […]

22 September 2022

Vor dem Hintergrund ihrer hohen Expertise in den Ingenieur- und Naturwissenschaften sind Frauen ein elementarer Treiber von Innovationen im Energie- und Klimasektor. Bisher begegnen aber Frauen größere Hürden für die Umsetzung ihrer Vision. Die Ursachen dafür sind vielschichtig und oft kulturell tief verankert: Nachteile im Bereich Finanzierung, fehlende Vorbilder und die Herausforderung der Vereinbarkeit von […]

22 September 2022

The online conference on “More women in renewables and energy communities: safeguarding an enabling policy framework” will be organised on 22 September 2022 from 9.00 to 10.30 CET. For the energy transition and EU Green Deal to be realised, they need to be inclusive and participatory.  To understand and highlight the barriers women in energy […]

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