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Join POWERPOOR Training for Energy Supporters and Mentors – 4 Feb 2022

by Joan Segura on 24.01.2022

EUROCROWD, with with Housing Europe and ICLEI, is joining POWERPOOR trainings for Energy Supporters and Mentors for all interested parties. Join us on the 4th of February 2022 (Friday) from 11:00 to 13:00 CET followed by a little lunch break and continuing from 14:00 to 16:30 CET. The webinar will explain participants - especially social and affordable housing providers, municipalities, health and social workers, representatives from the academia - what being energy poor actually is, how can we recognise it, and how can we tackle it effectively, leveraging innovative financing schemes and energy communities. This is the first of five joint trainings we are going to deliver over the next few months.

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Following the online training, participants will be able to participate in a 15-minute test for a POWERPOOR Energy Supporter and Mentor certificate, to join a community of 400+ POWERPOOR certified Energy Supporters and Mentors across Europe, working on the ground, enabling change and mitigating energy poverty in their regions.


Part I - Understanding the phenomenon of Energy Poverty, concepts, and policies at national and European level

  • The POWERPOOR project- approach and objectives
  • The role of Energy Supporters and Mentors

Part II - The POWERPOOR toolkit

  • The POWER-TARGET and POWER-ACT tools. Detailed presentation and examples of their use

Part III - From theory to practice. Good practices and case studies

  • Energy saving measures, behavioural changes, visits to vulnerable households

Part IV - Energy communities and innovative financing schemes to tackle energy poverty

  • Methodology, good practices, advantages, and challenges
  • The POWER-FUND tool

Part V - The role of local authorities in tackling energy poverty

  • Energy poverty in the SECAPs and how to address the phenomenon in local energy planning
  • Energy Poverty Alleviation Offices in municipalities. POWERPOOR as a supporting tool for local authorities

Join us on the 4th of February!

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