Zlin region energy strategy visions 2030

The workshop is organised by the Tomas Bata University in Zlín and supported by the SHAPE ENERGY project. It brings together stakeholders concerned with the regional energy future, including academia, business, public sector, local government and NGOs. Based on the innovative storytelling method, the workshop aims at promotion of sustainable energy future and positive perception of renewable energy sources. Smart city best practice and municipal bioenergy projects are presented and discussed.
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Workshop topics - Reasons and solutions to incoherency of national and regional energy strategies with municipality action plans - Possibilities of municipalities to be energy self-sufficient - Best practice examples of smart village/city/region - Perspectives of electromobility in the Zlin region A presentation by professor Milan Zeleny, one of the most cited Czech economists opens the workshop. The invited participants include: - Kněžice village (currently the only Czech energy self-sufficient village) - NGO Veronica Hostětín (implementing a number of sustainable projects, including a biomass plant in the village) - Valašské Meziříčí (currently working on the smart city concept) - Regional energy agency - Local university (Tomas Bata University) - Local energy companies - Zlin region authority