Renewable energy and environmental transformation: the province launches “energy communities”

There was talk of renewable energy and environmental transformation this morning in the Vicenza County Council Chamber. orderly from President Francesco Rocco and take out Managing Director Walter OrsiThe conference was attended by a wide representation (more than 100 people connected online) from local officials, especially mayors, trade associations and trade unions.

The conference was specifically devoted toRenewable Energy Communities and Autonomous Consumers in Environmental Transformation. The role of local authorities.” A new way of visualizing electricity, which sees the region as the hero through Renewable energy communities, i.e. associations Between citizens, companies, companies and public administrations that meet to equip themselves with one or more common systems For the production and self-consumption of energy from renewable sources.
lonely A cultural revolution, a reversal of the roles between producer and consumerwith obvious advantages in economic and environmental terms.

“Recent increases in the cost of energy have led to the thought of a topic that must be addressed at all levels of government – President Rocco identifies – to reduce energy dependence and combine economic interests with environmental sustainability at the local level, it is necessary to operationalize a Cultural change, the involvement of citizens and local communitiestangible support from the government. The local authority can and should be Driving force for energy transfer, but we need knowledge and training on the subject, and that’s what we started as a county this morning by raising the awareness of administrators, associations, businesses, and local communities of the extraordinary opportunity that the creation of energy communities presents in our lands. “

“It is the beginning of a path to lead local officials toward one A green and sustainable revolution – Adviser Orsi emphasizes – the ecological transformation should not pass, but we must be champions in the choices that affect our lands, and fully exploit the opportunities that can be derived from renewable energy communities. “

On the same line tooemployment. Silvia KovoloAmong the speakers are Maurizio Delfanti (Rse Spa), Giulio Gravaghi (Sciara srl ​​Energy Consulting) and Gianluigi Piccinini (Ceress Srl).
“One of the topics dear to Italians and the government is the rising prices of energy commodities – explains Covolo – this conference highlightedAn important role that renewable energy and mass consumption communities can play. Energy communities can act as a supportive tool for associations and the third sector, and can be a driving force for the economic and social revitalization of entire regions. Municipalities can also become the champions of this green revolution through the territorial government.”

Communities of renewable energy (CER) and collective self-consumption (AC) are innovative tools capable of reducing energy consumption for your business and home. It represents a paradigm shift in energy production, with clear implications for the region and increasingly challenging goals in the areas of energy and the environment.

Orsi concludes that “it is essential that the local authority be the promoter of this revolution, direct organizing and governing energy communities, with the active participation of citizens, associations and entrepreneurial reality. But to do so, it is necessary to provide municipalities and local administrations with the means and tools to play an active role in the change.”

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