On 17th and 18th of September 2009 all project partners met for the project kick-off in the city Eberswalde in Germany. After an introductory discussion on possibilities for a European Community for Renewable Energy, the Mayor of Eberswalde welcomed the international guests at the University of Applied Sciences.
All partners presented the state of affairs in their countries and involved municipalities in terms of intelligent energy measures and recent challenges. Furthermore the responsible project officer explained the points of the contractual framework of the project. The project’s work packages were discussed and the e-learning platform "Moodle" that will be used in the project has been demonstrated. The partners agreed on the prospective workflow and communication procedures.