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Czechs have taken up the fight against high prices: solar panels covered tens of thousands of roofs last year, the market grew by 366 percent.

The sharp increase in energy bills, the uncertainty resulting from the ongoing Russian aggression in Ukraine, the quest for partial energy self-sufficiency and the fight against climate change – these are the main reasons for the rapidly growing popularity of photovoltaics in the Czech Republic. Last year was clearly a record year in terms of […]

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ConPlusUltra supports the sustainability initiative of Raiffeisen Landesbank Burgenland

The CSSC project addresses the energy security and energy efficiency demand of medium-sized and smaller target cities in the Danube area, aiming to accelerate the up-take of energy storage and sector coupling solutions. To build up the capacities of municipalities and related city actors to assess, define and implement concrete implementation projects, ConPlusUltra offers numerous

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Czech’s MPs give the green light for faster construction of RES and strengthening national energy security

MPs today approved in the third reading an amendment to the law called Lex RES I, including several important amendments. The result of the vote, among other things, marks the biggest success for the development of wind energy in the Czech Republic in recent years. The amendment will facilitate the construction of renewable energy sources,

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The international CSSC Lab project presented its main results at the final conference

The international CSSC Lab project presented its main results at the final conference on 10-11 November in Bračak, Croatia. A joint initiative of 17 partners from 11 European countries called CSSC Lab is coming to an end. Thanks to almost three years of intensive collaboration, a number of very useful techniques and tools have been

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CSSC Lab disseminates gained knowledge through webinars

The CSSC Lab capacity building webinars are addressing both staff members from the project partners and invited participants from similar intermediary organisations to build up knowledge and become facilitators and multiplicators for the developed CSSC training programme. The content of these webinars concentrated on the introduction of the CSSC Training Programme and on use of

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South Bohemian municipalities are interested in using the principles of community energy

At the beginning of June, representatives of South Bohemian municipalities had the opportunity to visit the brand new demonstration centre for the use of renewable energy sources in Stegersbach, Austria. A few hours away, the village in southern Austria is a popular centre for active recreation. The local hotels attract visitors with thermal baths and

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Mid-Term Conference showed the potential of CSSC solutions for municipalities

On the 2nd of February 2022, CSSC Lab held its Mid-Term Conference. Close to sixty participants from 11 countries attended the conference. These participants came from energy agency and universities, municipalities, consulting companies and NGOs in the Danube Region. After an introduction by the chief project manager Marko Čavar, North-West Croatia Regional Energy Agency (REGEA) 

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CSSC LAB – EXPLORING THE CSSC DEMO SITES: STORING PHOTOVOLTAIC ELECTRICITY IN SLOVENIA

In July 2021, the demo site in Desternik, Slovenia, will be launched. As part of the project, a battery system as well as monitoring equipment will be purchased, making it possible to store photovoltaic electricity. How will this change the lives of the 2617 residents of this rural municipality, situated in the North West of

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CSSC LAB – EXPLORING THE CSSC DEMO SITES: PHOTOVOLTAIC ELECTRICITY AND BIOMASS HEATING FOR ENERGY SELF-SUFFICIENCY IN BULGARIA

As the first CSSC demo site to be launched in January 2021, the Bulgarian case will showcase the use of solar energy and biomass for the meeting of all electricity and heating needs of an office building in Varna. Being able to achieve energy self-sufficiency and become the only energy positive building at local level,

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