PASSAGE project, represented by InnoPolis, one of the greek partners of the project, attented the workshop "Setting up and strenghtening of energy cooperatives in Greece" organised by the social cooperative Wind of Renewal, the social cooperative entreprise Electra Energy and the Heinrich Böll Foundation Greece, in cooperation with the Urban Sustainability Office of the city of Athens, with the support of the Europe Direct city of Athens on 1st December 2017.
The workshop was aimed to gather members of energy cooperatives and citizens involved in civil society initiatives related to energy as well as representatives of actors interested in the development of energy cooperatives in Greece. The objective was to provide to interested citizens and organisations an apportunity to:
- Clarify basic concepts relating to the community energy and to form a better idea of what energy cooperative (REScoop) means.
- To discuss about the different models of energy cooperatives that exist, by examining particular aspects and elements.
- To meet each other and discuss, and network with relevant actors from abroad.