Energy Communities @ 16th IAEE European Conference

NEWCOMERS project coordinator Dr. Julia Blasch from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has chaired a session on The Role of Energy Communities at the 16th IAEE European Conference in Ljubljana.

In this Energy Communities session, three interesting papers have been presentated, namely:

  • Renewable Energy Communities as an Enabler for PV Abstract
    Authors: Johannes Radl (TU Wien), Andreas Fleischhacker, Georg Lettner
    Presenter: Johannes Radl (TU Wien)
  • Quantifying the Social Potential of Community-Based Energy Cooperatives to Contribute to EU-28 Climate and Renewable Energy Targets Abstract
    Authors: Cristian Pons-Seres de Brauwer (Energy Institute at Johannes Kepler University), Jed Cohen, Johannes Reichl, Andrea Kollmann, Valeria Azarova
    Presenter: Jed Cohen (Energy Institute at Johannes Kepler University)
  • Willingness to Pay for Microgrids to Enhance Community Resilience Abstract
    Authors: Chelsea Hotaling (Energy Futures Group), Stephen Bird, Martin Heintzelman
    Presenter: Martin Heintzelman (Clarkson University)

Please find full conference programme overview here:

Beside chairing the Energy Communities session, our project coordinator Julia also organised informal meetings with two of the Slovenian NEWCOMERS project partners: GEN-I and Consensus Communications.

The meeting with Mojca Drevenšek from Consensus (Lead of Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation Work Package) focused of the forthcoming H2020 3rd Contractors' Workshop on Social Sciences and Humanities to be held at the end of September at INEA headquarters in Brussels.