Seamus Hoyne elected new Secretary General of FEDARENE

On the 11th September 2018, during the 2018 FEDARENE General Assembly, the Board of Directors elected Seamus Hoyne as their new Secretary General.

New Secretary General Seamus Hoyne will be supported in his work by Patrick Biard who will take on the role of Deputy Secretary General. Head of European and International Affairs at Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Energie Environnement (AURA-EE, FR), Mr Biard will replace Christian Labie (AURA-EE) in his position.

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Energy Environment team would like to congratulate their work !


Roger Léron Award : Let's celebrate outstanding individuals together

The Roger Léron Award honours outstanding individuals who, through their persistence, impact, strategic vision and leadership, contributed to sustainable energy at the local and regional levels.

 Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Énergie Environnement submits Gérard Dellinger's nomination for this award.

Gérard Dellinger is the president of the energy cooperative called "Centrales Villageoises du Val de quint". The energy cooperative objective is to bring together citizens, collectivities and local companies to install renewable energies throughout the territory and promote energy savings.

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CaSCo team recently published guideline for local authorities

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The recently published guide named "Contracts incorporating low Carbon. Recommendations and Key Stages" aims to support local authorities to include timber from short supply chains in their public tenders. The document explains every stage of the process and offers:

1. Recommendations regarding main challenges to include carbon from short supply chains at each stage of the renovation or construction project

2. Tips for writing your documents and tenders

3. Explainations how to use of the CaSCo's toolkit at various stages

Download the new guide



• CONFERENCE : PEACE_Alps international final conference

October, 11th - Bolzano, ITALY: PEACE_Alps has been awarded as the best project for energy transition in the category public sector. This conference will present project final results and best practices achieved, for focusing on future European strategies and debating on policy recommendations.
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• CONFERENCE : Energy transition in the Alps

October, 2nd - Innscbruck, AUSTRIA: represenatives from politics, research&science, energy suppliers, associations, NGOs and civil society will be discussing which steps are needed to support the energy transition in the Alps.

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October, 8th to 11th - Brussels, BELGIUM: The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.
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• SAVE THE DATE : Smart Buildings VS stupid users ?

October, 17th - Lyon, FRANCE:  How to set up tracking and monitoring solutions which focus on users’ interests? AURA-EE will present The results of THE4BEES project to help in answering this question.
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• SAVE THE DATE: Carpooling Congress

November, 9th - Lyon, FRANCE: Within the framework on the european project CO&GO, AURA-EE is co-organizing debats on short distance carpooling. It is the occasion for private and public stakeholders; experts and reseachers to share their point of view of the carpooling futur.
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January 2019 - Dunkirk, FRANCE: 3 days of workshops, debates; the "citizen" meeting; discover the future of our territory.
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