Community energy: getting started with local goverment’s support

In a recent interview with Energy Cities, Arturo Zea from Valencia Climate and Energy Fundation shared the challenges they encountered when supporting the development of the first energy community in the Castellar L’Olivera district.

Last year, Valencia have been awared with the EU Green Capital 2024 Award for their collaborative approach towards climate and energy transition. They also committed to have 100 energy communities in the area by 2030.

Read the interview and learn more about how they plan to achieve this target, which role the local government had and how they made sure vulnerable families could take advantage of locally sourced renewables!