It is an Italian initiative founded by the magazine Canale Energia and its editor Gruppo Italia Energia
The Alliance intends to act as a hub to allow the aggregation of news on the subject
and create a network of subjects who intend to fight the energy poverty’s phenomenon
INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATION
Alleanza contro la povertà energetica, from now in english “Alliance against energy poverty” or Alliance is a network of italian best practices, consumer associations and experts in energy poverty. It was created with the intention of establishing a dialogue between best practices, researchers, citizens and institutional stakeholders.
The Alliance intends to act as a hub to allow the aggregation of news on the subject and create a network of subjects who intend to fight the energy poverty’s phenomenon.
The mission is to try to develop local solutions in order to raise people’s awareness about energy poverty and solutions.
To grow the network looks to sector experts, cooperatives and foundations, associations related to the energy, consumer and social sector, similar European realities, institutions and researchers.
The initiative was born in 2019 from an idea of Canale Energia, a newspaper specialized in the energy and environment sector, already a media partner of several European projects about energy poverty and consumer awareness. At the moment include 8 brand ambassadors and 6 partners. This part is evolving and the Alliance is concluding other partnerships.
HOW OUR ORGANIZATION TACKLES ENERGY POVERTY
The network is involved in actions to disseminate knowledge and studies about the phenomenon to institutional stakeholders, citizens and enterprises.
Its done with event organizations with political stakeholders and energy poverty studies and solutions from Italy and from other countries. We also organize meeting between the Alliance brand ambassador and the partner to study the phenomenon trends and needs. We also organize some activities to involve citizens, for example we organized a comic contest to involve people and social networks activities. It has worked very well so the Alliance is thinking to a new realization.
Also we collect news and tips from the social networks and the newspaper to disclose that to the networks. About that the Alliance promotes social media information campaign