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RURENER Live is on!

The idea emerged last July during an online meeting with the RURENER members: why not develop video content to share experiences more regularly and despite lockdowns?

Théo filming during the COLEOPTER event in Povoa de Lanhoso, Portugal (Sept 2020)

Duly noted by the RURENER team that started working on different video contents to share monthly with the RURENER members. The contents are either related to a specific approach or technology or relate a territorial energy strategy with the words of local elected people and stakeholders.

Check out the first video on territorial dialogue, by Philippe Barret (Dialter/Geyser). We are working with Philippe through the COLEOPTER project and his long experience in the conduct of territorial dialogue is a real gold mine.

Welcome to ENER’Online

RURENER 2020 General Assembly took place… Online! Given the situation, traveling to Prespes in Greece was not realistic nor safe so the decision to bring the event online was taken. Concretely, it was composed of 2 webinars of 1h30 each. The first on October 29th was dedicated to the General Assembly meeting while the second on October 30th was organized in small workshops on different thematics to inspire new ideas between members, share experiences and build our message at the EU level.

The first workshop focused on the energy transition and attractiveness in rural territories and the second was about the opportunities offered by circular economy in rural territories (more details on the full report).

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RURENER in Portugal with the COLEOPTER team

On September 9th, 10th and 11th, the RURENER team went to Portugal for a COLEOPTER training with all partners. On the programme, visit of the municipality for elected people, training on the conduct of energy-water audits and capacity-building on the conduct of territorial dialogue. An event much expected by the partners to go forward with the project.

Video credit: Municipio da Povoa de Lanhoso

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Shaping RURENER’s future

Networks live through and for their members. The experience of rural territories involved in the energy transition is precious when comes the moment to design the future of energy in the E.U. It’s also a great input to shape RURENER’s future! This was the purpose of the online workshop that we organized on Wednesday 8th of July. Throughout the discussion, many new ideas came up to improve the service RURENER offers to its members. We let you discover them, add your suggestions, or comment them here!

Participants arriving at the workshop
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