LECo - Local Energy communities

The LECo project supports small communities in becoming self-sufficient regarding energy. The project aims at raising awareness about energy efficiency and the possibilities to use locally available renewable energy, such as wind, solar and hydropower, as well as side streams from industry, households and agricultural origin.

The project gathers test groups from Finland, Sweden, Norway and Ireland. The goal is that the test group will become self-sufficient regarding energy making the most of locally available energy source and new technologies.

LECo online platform
More information about project and energy communities: localenergycommunities.net

Contact

Heidi Kanala-Salminen
Centria University of Applied Sciences
heidi.kanala-salminen@centria.fi
Tel: +358 447 250 241 

LECo podcast

We warmly welcome you to the online conference Local Energy Communities: Pathways for a Sustainable and Renewable Future. The conference will be...

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The LECo project has applied for an extension according to the suggestion of the main funder, Interreg NPA. The project will be continued to the end...

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The LECo project has produced posters about the LECo pilots. The posters will be presented in the final conference of LECo the 11th of November....

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Factsheets of the exemplar LECo projects have been published. The renewable energy factsheets for the community audience contain information about air...

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The transition to a low-carbon economy is one of the key priorities of the European Union. And local energy communities are key to success. LECo...

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Community Renewables Podcast produced by LECo has been published. The series includes 11 episodes that will go live each Thursday starting on...

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The LECo newsletter 6/2020 has been published.

Read more: https://mailchi.mp/centria.fi/leco-project-062020

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The cold climate, large-scale industries, a high share of electric heating and long distances drive energy consumption in Nordic environments. The...

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Support provided by local and international experts to working groups of rural community members developing LECo project ideas have been collected...

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The transition to a low-carbon economy is one of the key priorities of the European Union. And local energy communities are key to success. LECo...

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