Conference a success!

Thank you to all those who helped make Local Renewables 2009 such a great success!

PDFs of many of the conference presentations can be found in the Programme section under the respective day.  Please click on the name of the presentation in the programme to view and/or download the presentation.

For a glimpse into the Conference, please visit the Pictures section.  We look forward to seeing you all at future Local Renewables events!


Conference objectives

From model to mainstream

The Local Renewables Conferences in Freiburg are the platform for both advanced actors and those starting their local energy transformation. The conferences profile:

  • The advanced meeting their peers: A meeting place for the 100% RE communities, flagships of their regions, award winners and model communities.
  • Practical tools for practitioners: A learning place for shaping and implementing policies to benefit from RE and EE, as well as energy savings. Addressing: How to get started? Which tools are useful? How has it been done?
  • Preparing political ground: A discussion place on indispensable national and international framework conditions for local implementation of global energy and climate targets, with clear signals to the current climate negotiations for a post-2012 climate agreement.
  • Mobilising and capacity for action: From kindergarten to university - how to prepare the new generation for the post-carbon age? Practical examples, exhibition, workshops and more.
  • Sustainable energy in reality: Demonstration place for Green Cities, municipal models and tools, practices and technical solutions, Freiburg Green City as a space for study tours.