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Published on 11.06.2020
Join us on 17 June for an online event in the context of the EU Sustainable Energy Week to talk about how the clean energy transition can help islands build more resilient economies following the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Energy system design
Published on 10.06.2020
Kicking off into the new green decade of 2020, the Finnish project deve ...
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IslandsWind
Published on 28.05.2020
Join this series of webinars organised in the context of the Covenant of Mayors and learn how Islands can develop successful solutions to achieve their Energy and Energy targets and tackle climate change. ...
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Published on 27.05.2020

Ærø is one of the Danish Baltic Sea islands. In 1981 the  island’s community established the Ærø Energy and  Environment Office, which took the role of a local  intermediary in the process of developing a community- owned wind farm. Only inhabitants or companies on the island can buy shares. A bidding process ensured an  inclusive character, selling to those inhabitants who  wanted to buy a small number of shares before opening to those who wanted to invest a larger amount of money. Local banks contributed to this inclusive approach by  providing bank loans to citizens. 

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Published on 27.05.2020

Unije Island is part of the Cres-Lošinj archipelago and constitutes the westernmost part of Primorje Gorski Kotar County (PGKC). The “Unije: self-sufficient island” project started in 2015 as a collaboration between PGKC, KrK Diocese and the City of Mali Lošinj with the objective to revitalize Unije Island and make it energy independent.  REA Kvarner coordinates the project on behalf of the  County PGKC.  

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