In the context of the Clean energy for EU islands Online Forum, the University of the Balearic islands organised a transition coordination meeting with Spanish islands on 28 October 2020.
In the context of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Online Forum, the transition team of A Illa de Arousa organised a local transition meeting with the island community on 27 October.
In the context of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Online Forum, the Azores organised a local transition meeting with the island community on 28 October 2020.
In the context of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Online Forum, La Palma Renovable organised a local transition meeting with the island community on 21 October.
In the context of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Online Forum, DAFNI is organising a local transition day for Greek islands on 30 October.
The EU Islands Secretariat and NESOI - European Islands Facility are organising a joint session in the context of EU Regions Week on 21 October. Highlights include a witness statement from the Minister of the Aland islands, and more information about the NESOI open call for islands.
On 24 September 2020, the island of Mallorca (Spain) held a stakeholder workshop in order to advance its energy transition roadmap.
In October 2020, the Clean energy for EU islands secretariat (with the support of Energie Samen, the umbrella organisation of the renewable energy communities in the Netherlands, and the municipality of Texel) hosted two online sessions for the energy transition of the Frisian and Wadden Sea islands.
During the first session (1 October), the focus was on the Dutch Wadden Sea Islands: their efforts and challenges as well as the opportunities to advance their transition to renewable energy.
Over the past two years, the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat – an initiative on behalf of the European Commission – has successfully supported islands all over the EU by building the capacities of islanders and island transition teams through a number of workshops and webinars, and by providing technical support on projects.
The energy transition on the EU islands requires including multiple stakeholders, and engaging decision-makers at all levels together with community representatives, so they can work towards the same goal and vision.
On 17 September, the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat is hosting an info day on the Greek island of Kasos, in collaboration with the Kasos Social Cooperative and the Municipality of Kasos.
The info day will include