The 2ISECAPconsortium is formed by a complementary mix of experienced European institutions from the area of energy, education, spatial planning, regional and local public administration and consultancy.
The Consortium in total includes 17 partner organisations from 8 countries.
EC Network A/S (ECNet) is a leading Danish company in the field of sustainable energy. It was established in 2000. The mission of EC Network is to make a professional contribution to the dissemination of sustainable energy and environmental systems. The Company has been involved in numerous technical assistance projects in Europe and Asia as well as a significant number of EU research and promotion projects (H2020, IEE, FP5, FP6, FP7 etc.).
Of relevance to the 2ISECAP proposal ECNet has been involved in numerous projects aiming at developing and implementing sustainable energy action plans and projects at regional/local level. ECNet was involved in the recent INTENSSS-PA project as RLL facilitator and Communication leader focusing on integration of the regional living lab concept into Integrated Sustainable Energy Planning. Further, ECNet served coordinator of the IEE project ENNEREG on sustainable energy action in 12 EU regions (regional and local SEAPs and SEPs). Moreover, ECNet coordinated the previous IEE SEC-Tools project on elaborating a Toolbox for local authorities in New Member States in relation to local energy planning, and assisted Danish cities on SEAP development as part of the IEE Come2CoM project. In Denmark ECNet has assisted several municipalities in the local energy planning process.
It is also worth mentioning that ECNet has been involved in EU major initiatives like the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign, ManagEnergy and Sustainable Energy Investment Forums (2016 – 2023) and from 2019 in the European City Facility. From 2012-2015 ECNet was responsible for arranging 45 ManagEnergy capacity building workshops around Europe on local sustainable development, including strategic energy planning, for local authorities in accordance with the requirements of the Covenant of Mayors Initiative (SEAPs).