The network for a sustainable and regional energy transition

The sustainable development of renewable energy sources and the implementation of energy efficiency measures were and are mainly organised locally, in a decentralized manner through grass roots initiatives. This energy transition, however, is more of a marathon than a sprint: it requires both stamina and a strong network.Supporting the transformation of the energy system towards an energy supply based on 100% regionally sourced, renewable energy, Region-N strives to better connect all local and regional players. The project fosters the reestablishment of the former 100% RES Communities network in Germany and works to ensure its funding independent of public sources.

Region-N is closely linked to the research project Transform-R, which makes an important contribution to the design of a network for regional transformation.

Project funding period: June 2018 – Feb 2021
This project is funded via the German Environment Agency and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU). These funds are made available via a resolution of the German Bundestag.


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