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Events

30 January 2023

In the framework of W4RES, APRE (Italian HUB manager) organizes a two-day visit to the energy community of Gallese (a few kilometers away from Rome, in Viterbo). This community is involved in another EU-funded project, ReDREAM, that provides free monitoring and installation devices for users. The event will be divided into two parts: The workshop […]

18 January 2023

Ready for a 2nd round? We are back! W4RES continues its webinar series on gender mainstreaming, women empowerment and leadership in the renewable heating and cooling (RHC) sector. WECF will kick off with the first webinar on 18 January 2023, at 10 am CET, on Impact of energy prices on energy poverty and gender equality […]

16 January 2023

PEDAL Consulting invites you to a workshop on decarbonisation of heating industry, geothermal energy and energy communities that will take place on 16 and 17 January 2023 in Bratislava, Slovakia. Who is welcome to join us? The workshop will be divided into two parts: Travel expenses of participants outside of Slovakia can be covered by […]

15 December 2022

Within the Framework of the EC Horizon Europe Cluster 5 Infoday, GREEENET, the of Horizon Europe CL5 National Contact Points, is organizing a networking and brokerage event – jointly supported by Enterprise Europe Network – focusing on the 2023 calls for proposals from the Work Programme of “Cluster 5: Climate, Energy and Mobility”! The main objective of […]

5 December 2022

Women are increasingly acting as the catalysers of change in many aspects of the energy transition. Specifically, they take on essential roles as policy-makers, professionals, and energy consumers. Yet they are still far from having equal access to job opportunities and leadership roles, equal representation in positions of authority, and even decision-making powers regarding household energy […]

10 November 2022

On the 10th of November the workshop “Women Entrepreneurship in Green Tech” will take place with the participation of many high-level speakers. On 10 November at 15.50, a session will be dedicated to W4RES, with the participation of Serena Fabbrini (APRE), Ioannis Konstas (Q-Plan) and Marilys Louvet (WECF). Please find the agenda here: https://www.ecomondo.com/eventi/ecomondo-2022/seminari-e-convegni/e20498382/women-entrepreneurship-in-green-tech.html  This […]

7 November 2022

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum will organize a workshop on gender aspects of Energy Communities on 7th and 8th November 2022 in Stuttgart, Germany, including a Site Visit at Green Hydrogen Esslingen. We invite practitioners from running energy communities, SMEs, policy makers, citizens, researchers and other organizations with interest in energy communities, renewable energy, gender and diversity […]

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 […]

21 September 2022

This is it! We are reaching the end of our first series of webinars on gender mainstreaming and women’s empowerment in the renewable heating and cooling (RHC) sector. During this capacity building program we have seen the importance, benefits and barriers to women empowerment in the energy sector. We have the tools, now we need […]

21 September 2022

Are you a key stakeholder in renewable heating and cooling (RHC) or eager like us to overcome barriers women are facing in this sector? Join the hackathon, organised by White Research, taking place online on 21 September 2022 starting at 13.30 CET. Let’s build together a more renewable and gender conscious future for the industry! The […]

7 September 2022

Energy communities pave the way for a different, decentralized and democratic energy system, pushing the renewable energy production and supply to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 5). Community energy can be key to reaching a decarbonised economy and a crucial step in tackling climate change and  energy poverty. This is about more than windmills […]

21 July 2022

Are you interested in contributing to the topic of barriers for women in the RHC sector? Would you like to participate in a co-creation workshop? Join the W4RES Hackathon on July 21 at 10:00 in Thessaloniki (Greece) and bring your experiences. Let’s develop recommendations together on how more women can be engaged in the RHC […]

7 July 2022

Are you interested in contributing to the topic of barriers for women in the RHC sector? Would you like to participate in a co-creation workshop? Join the W4RES Online Hackathon on July 7 at 15:00 CET and bring your experiences. Let’s develop recommendations together on how more women can be engaged in the RHC sector! […]

5 July 2022

We are coming back on the 5th July, 2022, 10-11.30 am CET with our new tool selected for you: Gender-responsive communication in the RHC sector! First of all, we would like to thank everyone who has been following our program until now as well as those who have been actively participating in our previous sessions! […]

5 July 2022

Are you interested in contributing to the topic of barriers for women in the RHC sector? Join the W4RES Online Hackathon (in Italian) on July 5 from 10.00 to13:00 CET and bring your experiences. Let’s develop recommendations together on how more women can be engaged in the RHC sector! Target audience: please be aware that […]

29 June 2022

During its lifetime, XPRESS has given support to Public Procurements to facilitate the collaboration between SMEs and public sector for the adoption of Renewable Energy Sources in regions. Now the consortium is glad to show the results of three years of research and interactions with SMEs and public authorities. In the framework of the Roundtable, which will […]

28 June 2022

Are you a key stakeholder in renewable heating and cooling (RHC) or eager like us to overcome barriers women are facing in this sector? Join the hackathon, organised by White Research, taking place online on the 28th of June 2022 starting at 13.30 CET. Let’s build together a more renewable and gender conscious future for […]

23 June 2022

Are you a key stakeholder in renewable heating and cooling (RHC) or eager like us to overcome barriers women are facing in this sector?  Join the hackathon, organised by PEDAL Consulting, taking place online on the 23rd of June 2022 starting at 09.00 CET. Let’s accelerate the uptake of RHC and make gender equality in the RHC sector together […]

15 June 2022

The program continues! The second sessionof our W4RES capacity building program on gender mainstreaming and women empowerment for the RHC sector will happen on 15 June, 10 am CET.   After introducing the existing and constructed gender roles and barriers that hinders gender equality in the RHC sector   (more info), it is now time for the […]

14 June 2022

Are you interested in community-oriented energy systems and do you want to help focus on how we can engage a wider range of the Danish population in the green transition of our energy systems locally? Then European Green Cities hackathon on Tuesday, June 14, 2:30-4 p.m. might be for you! For this hackathon, we will create together […]

14 June 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a wake-up call for Europe: the dependence on fossil fuel imports needs to be reduced, and the transition to renewable energies must be accelerated. Energy cooperatives are key to implement the transition to renewable energy. In fact, there is a great untapped potential for renewable energies and energy cooperatives, […]

31 May 2022

To establish a system with 100% renewable energies and decentralised structures, our energy system will need to change. New technologies, business models and societal transformation require flexibility and diversity to consider the perspective of several social groups. The participation and representation of women in the RHC sector are highly needed to fuel the energy transition. But […]

5 May 2022

The Digital Green Week will be a three-day digital event from 3 to 5 May. The programme proposes an agenda divided into key macro-themes: technological solutions for overcoming energy dependence and the benefits of renewable energies, with a focus on the best European experiences with female leadership in the renewable energy sector, the demand for […]

6 May 2022

WECF, SEZ and HFT will attend the Berliner Energietage online conference (in German) on 6 May. In order to switch to 100% renewable energy and decentralised structures, our energy system will inevitably change significantly. New technologies, business models and social change require more flexibility and diversity to take into account the perspectives of different social […]

20 April 2022

REScoop.eu’s annual conference gathers energy cooperatives across Europe to exchange ideas about the development of the movement and the challenges and opportunities ahead. This year’s edition will have a special focus on how energy communities empower our future. Our energy system has to drastically change in the next years and citizen energy cooperatives are the […]

26 April 2022

Are you setting up an energy community? Would like to join one but don’t know where to find it or where to start? You are part of a community energy initiative and want to find tools to help you develop, manage and grow? You need to analyse potential business models and who are the stakeholders […]

8 March 2022

This webinar, organised by DECIDE and hosted on 8 March -International Women Day- has the intention of highlighting the importance of women role in the European energy transition. At first glance this transition seems to be growing at a vertiginous path creating a variety of upcoming opportunities. However, gender equality needs to be considered if […]

7 March 2022

The Climate Chance Summit Europe 2022 will be held in synergy with the European Climate Conference organised by the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union (FPEU) at the same place and time, with the support of Nantes Métropole. WECF, invited to take part in the Climate Chance Summit, will present W4RES. On […]

17 February 2022

EmpowerMed partners organise a webinar on Thursday 17 February at 14:00 CET for local actors on how to work with communities affected by energy poverty, especially women, for deploying simple photovoltaic (PV) concepts to tackle problems with access to energy. The content will mix information, feedbacks from grassroots experiences and discussions: Potential and challenges of tackling energy poverty through […]

20 October 2021

Despite scientific evidence of gender differences in energy technology preferences, needs and access, gender is not reflected in national energy plans nor in the European Union’s (EU’s) overall energy strategy. Even ‘genderneutral‘ policies related to energy and enterprises tend to benefit men more than women. It is essential to implement a Green Transition with ambitious […]

28 October 2021

The European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC ETIP) is organising the 2021 edition of the 100% RHC event – 100% Renewable Heating and Cooling for Sustainable Future. This year’s event will take place online on 28 October 2021 from 14:00 to 16:45 (CET).   The purpose of this event is to present […]

16 July 2021

Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF) and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) have assessed the gender gaps and opportunities around the European Green Deal.

21 June 2021

If you want to know more about W4RES activities, PEDAL Consulting will present on “Increasing the involvement of women in promoting and accelerating the use of renewable energy sources in heating and cooling” during the event HEATING 2021: Alternative energy sources for buildings with almost zero energy demand More information and invitation here: http://www.sstp.sk/evt_file.php?file=2104

1 December 2020

Discover the main challenges for achieving the goal of 100% Renewable Heating and Cooling in Europe, with a detailed focus on Ireland. About this Event The National Round Tables are part of the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-ETIP) and represent a series of panel discussions involving policymakers and relevant […]

4 December 2020

Heat represents more than half of Europe’s energy needs and the vast majority of it comes from fossil fuels. Shallow geothermal energy can be the key to decarbonise heating and cooling, being a clean and mature technology that could be installed anywhere in Europe. Yet, it is widely considered as a niche technology, even if in a […]

17 February 2021

The carbon tax is a simple and effective tool for decarbonisation. Higher share of renewables often goes hand in hand with carbon taxation. Such is the case in Nordic countries for more than a couple of decades. Germany looks towards newly introduced carbon tax to fix the lower share of renewables in the heating and […]

25 February 2021

Lessons learned and the Swedish experience! Europe aims for 100 percent renewable heating and cooling. Sweden is almost already there. Only fossil fuels in waste and minor volumes of peak oil remain to replace. But even for these peak load boilers  there are often investment plans in place  to switch fuels. How did we manage to become fossil free in the cold Nordic Scandinavia? […]

3 May 2021

The Euroheat & Power Congress focuses on topics related to District Energy. The congress provides a unique forum for discussing and enhancing knowledge on major issues of importance for European and Global District Energy sectors. It provides a unique platform for high-quality exchange on implementation challenges and best practices; including both technical and business approaches. […]

11 November 2021

11 November 2021 – 11 November 2021 APUEA, The Asian Pacific Urban Energy Association Energy is vital to the functioning of our societies. We need solutions that make it possible to combine sound economic growth with little environmental impact and customer convenience. District Energy is the key to sustainability. Its infrastructure enables significant carbon footprint reductions […]