Case study RETS



SU Lead Person 

Funding body Interreg

Prof. Jon Fairburn


Project Partners

12 European partners (local authorities, development agencies, NGOs, chambers of commerce – see project website)

Project title Renewable Energies Transfer Scheme (RETS)



The main objective of RETS was to improve the knowledge and competencies of local and regional policymakers in renewable energies in order to facilitate the deployment of renewable energy policies.The core RETS activities concerned the creation of simple usable tools for local authorities in order to help them make informed choices for the implementation of the right renewable energy strategy within their territories.
When did it run? 2010 -2012
What were the outcomes? A wide range of academic and professional staff learned what was involved with an INTERREG project as well as EU projects in general. The project as a whole produced:

Future / ongoing activities as a result of this project We are still in contact with the lead and we hope to develop other projects together in the next funding round.An excellent project we learnt a lot and contributed a lot.
Top tips for this funder Be able to demonstrate communication and networking activities.
How easy was the application? The lead was ADEC who managed the application process
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