Energy Transition

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Stories from the project’s side - #2

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In this article, hear about the latest news from our UIA projects – and find out where they find their inspiration, how they get inhabitants on board and what innovative tools they have already developed over the last months!

On the project's side - Interview of the VILAWATT project

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The UIA Secretariat organised a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "Energy Transition". What is the most innovative elements of their project towards energy transition? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? Check the answers from the Vilawatt project in Viladecans.

UIA and energy transition - Spotlight on 3 projects

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Energy transition is perhaps best defined as a shift from a system dominated by finite (chiefly fossil-based) energy towards a system using a majority of renewable energy sources, also maximising the opportunities available from increased energy efficiency and better management of energy demand.

Stories from the project’s side

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The first wave of UIA projects approved under the 1st Call for Proposals are now up and running and they have started to effectively launch and implement their activities. Take a look at the stories they sent us about their past three months!

On the project's side - Interview of the CoRDEES project

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The UIA Secretariat organised a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "Energy Transition". What is the most innovative elements of their project towards energy transition? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? Read the answers from CoRDEES project in Paris!

On the project's side - Interview of the FED project

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The UIA Secretariat organised a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "Energy Transition". What is the most innovative elements of their project towards energy transition? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? FED project from Gothenburg is the first one to answer us!

Defining innovation in the context of the UIA Initiative

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With the 17 projects approved in the first UIA Call for Proposals now concretely starting their implementation activities and still a few weeks before the deadline of the second Call for Proposals closes, it was time for the Permanent Secretariat to draw some initial lessons from the first Call. Raffaele Barbato, Project Coordinator, looked at the proposals submitted in the first Call, and more especially at the approved projects, to identify trends and specificities in terms of innovation but also of partnerships and measurability of results.