The fourth and last PROSPECT learning cycle on innovative financing for local energy and climate projects, will start this November 2019, following an ongoing 2-step recruitment process of mentors and mentees.

The Energy Agency of Plovdiv (Bulgaria) mentors about finance for private buildings the mentees of the municipality of Pétfürdö (HU) and of two energy community-based organizations - Community Works (UK) and the "Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative" (IE). Two steps were carried out on 21 June and 17 July 2019 to learn on each other, identify the learning objectives and set the learning focus of the study visit.. +Mentors' Corner

In September 2017, the Green Energy Cooperative, also known as Zelena Energetska Zadruga or ZEZ, launched the first crowd-investing initiative on renewable energy projects in Croatia. With the support of stakeholders within and outside of the city of Krizevci, ZEZ collected financial investments from individual citizens to install solar power plants on public roofs.

The Development Agency of Karditsa is sharing its expertise on financing and implementing successful projects with the Municipalities of Baião (Portugal) and Farkadona (Greece). In the context of a four step learning programme offered by the Prospect project, the municipalities are increasing their knowledge and know-how on developing biomass projects, motivating municipal companies and innovative financing schemes.