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.

The second round of the W4RES call for projects is open until 30th of September 2022 at 17:00 CET.

Click HERE to apply.

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Energy Neutrality – EN@homes focuses on promoting know-how and concepts for energy efficient RES technology investment in households, private buildings or city quarters via self-investment or via “Energy cooperatives” formation. Specifically, the project aims to engage more people and reduce their carbon footprint as well as address negative effects of climate change in a sustainable […]

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A new prize that recognises academic and research organisations that have achieved outstanding results in the implementation of gender equality measures was launched on 14 July by the EU Commission. This new Prize scheme intends to advance inclusive gender equality plans and policies in the framework of the new European Research Area (ERA). It will […]

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Should we use the word “first language” instead of “mother tongue”, or “workforce” instead of “man power”? Put pictures of active women on a company´s website to recruit more women as employees? Avoid gender stereotypes in regard of technical aspects when talking to customers & beneficiaries?   During our webinar Gender-responsive communication in RHC sector […]

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ADRIAN GROUP innovates and develops energy efficient heating & cooling systems with respect to the environment. The principles of adiabatic cooling have been used since time immemorial. It is an ecological way with a minimal burden on nature. They can produce up to 25 kW of cooling capacity from 1 kWof electricity. Such cold production […]

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On June 15, 2022, WECF continued our 5-webinar series for capacity building on gender mainstreaming and women empowerment in the renewable heating and cooling (RHC) sector. Participants were introduced to two tools guiding them towards a gender-responsive workplace in the RHC sector. First, they were introduced to the concept of Gender-self assessment (GSA), a step-by-step […]

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Women Wanting Wool is an inspiring project centred on the determination to restore raw wool in its undeniable value as a truly sustainable material, rich in properties and applications in various industrial production processes within the bio-based sector. The team including Virginia, Isabella and Elena has been established with the objective of creating an open, […]