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Clean energy for EU islands
28 October 2022

RECORDING - The challenges and the future of non-interconnected islands: lessons learnt for other islands and the mainland

Non-interconnected islands

Islands that are non-interconnected to the mainland (or to larger grids on other islands) face specific challenges for their decarbonisation that often limit the development of clean energy projects.

Intermittency of renewable energies and seasonality due to tourism mean an additional level of complexity when planning and working towards islands independency from fossil fuels. However, the solutions and lessons-learnt from non-interconnected islands are relevant for islands connected to the mainland or (in current times) even to the mainland, with the urge to be independent from fossil fuels as fast as possible.

In this webinar, island representatives from non-interconnected islands and regions explained their experience, their plans, and the solutions that they're considering to advance towards clean energy.

Find the recording here.

Find the presentatons below. 


Island of EIgg Electric presentation.pdf
(1.71 MB - PDF)
Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias.pdf
(3.06 MB - PDF)
Energy in the Azores.PDF
(1.66 MB - PDF)