Civil society Local Energy Efficiency Network (CLEEN)
The CLEEN project aims to build a partnership of civil society organizations in Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine
19.04.2016 | WECF Project
|Countries:||Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine|
|Partners:||Akhatsikhe (Georgia), Ecoclub (Ukraine), Gutta-Club (Moldova)|
|Duration:||01/2015 - 12/2017|
CLEEN is a 3-year EU project with the aim to build a partnership of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The focus will be on energy efficiency and cost savings, and increased accountability of local and national authorities on this issue. WECF will coordinate this project, develop modules and provide technical expertise.
The overall objective of the CLEEN project is to build a partnership of CSOs in the four countries to strengthen CSO capacities for:
- Monitoring of local policies and budgets
- Cooperation with local authorities and stakeholders
- Policy dialogues
- Raising awareness on energy policies
In order to achieve the overall project objective, several activities will be undertaken:
- Capacity building of CSOs
- Sub-granting to local CSOs
- Partnership, networking, advocacy and outreach
The project activities are undertaken to generate the following results:
- 60-90 trained CSO staff in the four countries have enhanced skills in three areas and can contribute to public policy analysis, participate in developing local strategies and train others;
- 30-45 CSOs using their newly acquired skills to promote reform and increased public accountability in fifteen local authorities, whose improved energy efficiency skills benefit 10,000-50,000 local citizens;
- One sectorial regional partnership of CSOs sharing common values and challenges is facilitated, providing networking support for 30-45 CSOs to replicate local energy practices and strengthened advocacy impact.
Project info will be shared on a website which is at the moment still under construction.
CLEEN is financed by the European Commission
Highlights of CLEEN in 2015 – A review in pictures
After the launch of our CLEEN-Project in Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia and Moldavia in January 2015, our partner organizations have done a lot of activities to achieve their goals. Let us have a review about the present results
Field visit to CLEEN partners in Kutaisi and Khoni
In order to ensure a good cooperation field visits are undertaken on a regular basis. During this visits partners are coming together, information are exchanged and project sites inspected.
CLEEN winners for 2016 announced!
15 sub-grantees have been selected to implement small projects in Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The organizations have been picked out of 28 CSOs trained in 2015 within the CLEEN Mentoring Programme.
WECF and partners developed training module on Construction, Use, Monitoring and maintenance of Solar Water Heaters
Training modules on Construction, Use, Monitoring and Maintenance of Solar Water Heaters are made available by WECF
Succesful media outreach on sustainable energy issues in Ukraine
Subgrantees in the CLEEN project: From energy audits in kindergartens to round tables in youth development clubs
German partner organisation posts article on project WECF
The German organisation for sustainable travelling Atmosfair recently posted an article on WECF´s project for clean energy in Georgia
Heating failures in schools of Dneprodzerzhinsk cause extensive closures and diseases among pupils
Annual school closures are a in the Ukrainian city a vicious tradition by having adverse educational impacts.The organization "Voice of Nature" disagrees with the official version and blames poor heating conditions for the mass diseases.
WECF’s ‘CLEEN’-Project in the race for an EUSEW Award
CLEEN, an implementation and networking concept, with which CSOs and further important multipliers are trained and supported to expand their network in 4 project countries (Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, and Ukraine) in order to raise awareness and ensure citizen participation in energy efficiency and renewable energy
"Towards fossil-free, safe & affordable energy"
Secure, affordable and fossil-free energy supply is one of the big challenges for everybody. This was the outcome of the international energy conference organised by WECF and Ukrainian CSO NECU
“The Price of Electricity, Gas and Other Energy Sources is Rising Day by Day”
Sub-grant organization Yeghvard holds press conference on WECF’s energy project CLEEN
04.09.2015 | Carmen Chan