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Clean energy for EU islands


There are many organisations and resources available for island communities to build their skills and capacity for driving their own energy transition. This section contains useful links and resources related to capacity-building.



Financing leaflet



Quick Reference Guide

on financing



Webinar: Financing the

energy transition

Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat

The EU Islands Secretariat offers capacity-building support to island communities through workshops, webinars and guidance documents. The training materials are available in the Secretariat’s library and webinars page. For further capacity-building opportunities, please contact the Secretariat Helpdesk.

 view our capacity-building webinars

 view the EU islands secretariat's library


NESOI - European Islands Facility

NESOI is a Horizon2020 project aiming to financially support the development of 60 clean energy projects on EU islands by 2023. The project finances technical assistance (not project implementation) to local authorities, with up to 60 000 EUR per grant. It further provides capacity-building and fund matching support.

To the NESOI website 

Support the initiative

The path towards full decarbonisation of EU islands requires concerted action and a collective effort - this includes the different stakeholder groups working to make their island community future-proof, however it will not be possible without the support of expert organisations. 

Join us as a supporting organisation 

Join the initiative

The EU islands secretariat invites and supports island communities in developing and implementing a vision for their clean energy transition in a way that brings together all relevant actors on the island - including civil society organisations, local authorities, local businesses and schools/universities. 

Join us as an island to reach your cleane energy transition goals!