POWERPOOR

Empowering energy poor citizens through Joint Energy Initiatives

The main aim of POWERPOOR is to support programmes/schemes for energy poor citizens and encourage the use of alternative financing schemes (e.g., establishing energy communities/cooperatives, crowd funding). POWEROOR will facilitate experience and knowledge sharing, as well as the implementation of small-scale energy efficiency interventions and the installation of renewable energy sources, increasing the active participation of citizens. Pilot energy poor support programmes/schemes will be designed, developed, and implemented in eight countries across Europe led by a network of certified Energy Supporters and Energy Mentors with the support of Stakeholder Liaison Groups. The National Stakeholder Liaison Groups will facilitate the engagement of and will provide support to citizens facing from energy poverty, reinforcing the network of Energy Supporters and Energy Mentors working on the field as well as facilitate the sustainability of the toolkit and the action.  Based on the experience gained and the lessons learnt from implementing POWERPOOR, EU policy recommendations and 8 National Roadmaps will be elaborated, so that policy makers at all governance levels can gain insights based on the project results.

The role of INZEB

INZEB is actively engaged in all technical works of the project, including the support of the development of the training programmes/schemes tailored to Greek audience, the delivery of training programmes to potential Energy Supporters/Mentors in Greece, supports the development of the POWERPOOR toolkit while will conduct more than 350 house visits to identify energy poor households.
INZEB leads the exploitation and sustainability Work Package which includes the following project tasks: monitoring and evaluating the success of POWERPOOR, exploitation and sustainability of the action, replicating the project results at EU level, tackling energy poverty in energy and climate action plans, promoting cooperation, and formulating policy recommendations in national and EU levels.
In addition, INZEB is responsible for the development of the POWERPOOR stakeholder engagement plan and the development and maintenance of the national Stakeholder Liaison Groups in the eight participating countries.
The POWERPOOR Online Trainer Library is an activity supervised and implemented by INZEB. The Online Trainer Library is available at the project’s website here. The process for the library establishment is presented in a public report here.
Last, INZEB is responsible to maintain the visual identity of the POWERPOOR project, including the development of the project logo, the leaflets and posters, the banners etc. The visual identity report is available here. In addition, INZEB is developing and maintaining the project’s newsletter and news alerts.

Latest News

INZEB at the International Social Housing Festival 2022, Helsinki

May 12, 2022

This year’s International Social Housing Festival (ISHF) will be held in Helsinki from Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 June 2022, organised by ARA, The City of Helsinki and the Housing Europe. International and Finnish partners will gather and through discussions, seminars and workshops will highlight the role of social housing and explore the political priority …

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Energy Supporters and Mentors Network – POWERPOOR

February 23, 2022

INZEB has reached the KPI (Key Performance Indicator), certifying 100 Energy Supporters and Mentors in the framework of the H2020 POWERPOOR project, who aspire to alleviate energy poverty in local and national level. The certified Energy Supporters and Mentors network, cover a large part of Greece, coming from rural, island and urban areas. The role …

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Online Discussion: “Tackling Energy Poverty, Energy Savings and the role of Municipalities”

January 19, 2022

The online, open discussion “Tackling Energy Poverty, Energy Savings and the role of Municipalities”, organised by the Municipal Party Movement “Citizens in Action of Chaidari”, is taking place on Monday 24 January 2022, at 19.00 – 21.00 EET. Alice Corovessi, Managing Director of INZEB, Vice President of the Energy Community WEnCoop and as a member …

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ΙΝΖΕΒ at the European Online Event “Energy Poverty in the EU: Current Situation, Policies, Consumers Empowerment”

December 17, 2021

The ERASMUS+ Programme project Training for Energy Consumers Empowerment – TRECE and the Center for Renewable Sources and Energy Saving (CRES), organise a European online event on the empowerment of consumers to address the phenomenon of energy poverty, entitled “Energy Poverty in the EU: Current Situation, Policies, Consumers Empowerment“. Alice Corovessi, Managing Director of INZEB, …

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Get certified as a POWERPOOR Energy Supporter and Mentor

November 12, 2021

The 3rd online training programme for becoming Energy Supporter and Mentor, is organised under the H2020 POWERPOOR project and is scheduled for 14 December 2021, at 13.00-17.30 EET. The training programme aims to expand the Energy Supporters and Mentors extensive network, by having more people joining the programme and getting certified, for supporting energy poor …

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