Activities - Goals

The TREND project is a regional initiative to support the development of the renewable energy potential of the Drava River Croatia-Hungary-Slovenia Cross Border Region by the training of local SMEs, NGOs, municipality opinion leaders and students.

The project aims to:

train the local actors to be able to organize their community for launching a local renewable energy initiative with bottom up approach train the local actors to be able to select the technologically, agriculturally, economically, socially and environmentally best fitting option for their community.

To reach this aim the project will

MAP the regional best practices and seek the competences needed for a successful renewable energy initiative

DEVELOP four e-learning modules (biomass to energy, renewable energy technology, energy efficiency, project management)

ESTABLISH an international learning management system and educate target groups in all three countries to gain the personal competences needed for successful initiatives.