mPower – Municipal Power

Co-criação de Comunidades de Energia em Portugal: o papel das autarquias

By |April 20, 2022|

Exemplos concretos são uma forma de motivar as pessoas a transformar a realidade mais próxima de si, ao perceberem que boas ideias se podem tornar em boas práticas. É por isso que o terceiro evento regional do projeto H2020 mPower se concentrou nos resultados e nas questões da Energaia (a agência de energia que representa 7 municípios do sul da Área Metropolitana do Porto), que já tinha estado presente no evento anterior.

Co-creation of energy communities in Portugal – the role of municipalities

By |April 20, 2022|

Concrete examples are a way of motivating people to transform the reality that’s closer to them, when they realize that good ideas can become good practices. That is why the third regional event of the H2020 mPower project focused on the results and topics raised by Energaia (the energy agency representing 7 municipalities in the south of the Porto Metropolitan Area).

Cork City’s many transitions

By |July 29, 2021|

The small Irish city of Cork has committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by 40% by 2030, compared to the baseline of 2016, and aims for net-zero emissions by 2050. In the diverse business centre, some of the world’s largest tech companies meet a significant agricultural industry producing meat and dairy.

Renewables Generation: Key findings from mPOWER Exchange

By |March 17, 2021|

Four cities explored the possibilities for large scale renewables generation. Visits to Frankfurt and Barcelona accelerated learning on how to: create a step change in solar generation uptake in the private sector, deliver large scale solar projects on city owned land and roofs and tackle energy poverty.

Local Energy Communities: Key findings from mPOWER Exchange

By |March 12, 2021|

Throughout 2019 two mPower Exchange peer groups explored the topic of local energy communities, starting simply from the questions: What exactly are energy communities? And what added value might they bring to the local energy transition and the work being done by public authorities?

Energy Efficiency: Key findings from mPOWER Exchange

By |February 9, 2021|

In 2019, four cities completed a joint research and education project to identify possible activities that municipalities can do within the field of domestic retrofit, to save carbon, improve comfort, health, citizen participation, community resilience and the local economy.