On September 8th, Helena Fitzgerald and Dirk Ahlers of +CityxChange presented at Sustainable Places 2022, taking part in a workshop with other Positive Energy District projects to explore the impact of citizen participation on energy systems. The +CxC presentation focused on the CommunityxChange toolkit for stakeholder engagement and introduced the concept of Innovation Playgrounds.
The workshop aimed to present and discuss the methods, strategies, and expected impacts for citizen engagement. The other participating projects included ENERGE, ATELIER, Bright, Pocityf, and MakingCity. For more about the event, check out the Sustainable Places website.