How Križevci’s residents created Croatia’s first crowdfunded solar power plant
The Croatian city of Križevci is becoming a national pioneer in the fight for clean energy and against energy poverty. Located not far from the capital Zagreb in central Croatia, the municipality is home to about 21,000 people, half of whom live in the city itself and half in the surrounding rural areas. Križevci is the first Croatian city to implement a crowdfunded renewable energy project, an endeavour that has made it a beacon in the country, with many others now looking at how to replicate the success story.
Cities learning for fair, clean, and democratic energy
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. — Albert Einstein The energy system is undergoing a period of huge change. Mass decentralisation of energy in the context of decarbonisation, new technological development and the need to address…
Fair, Clean and Democratic Energy: mPOWER meets Municipalize Europe!
On 6 November, Barcelona En Comú, the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) will host the Municipalize Europe! event, which is an opportunity to explore the agenda of transformative towns and cities towards the 2019 European elections. The event will see the presentation…
- Market failures and public ownership options in the European municipal energy transition
- How Križevci’s residents created Croatia’s first crowdfunded solar power plant
- Nottingham’s plan to win the race to carbon-neutrality
- Rijeka: The energy transition of Croatia’s seaport
- Public-public partnerships and deep energy retrofits: The case of Porto Region