Since April 2020 all POWER ON Activities started running online. Members of the competence hub were engaged to participate in 3 experience exchange webinars. The focus of the webinars remained - the further development of the smart grid capacity building modules and industry-academia-public-administration collaboration.
Since October 2020 we started to disseminate information regarding the capacity building programmes through our list of stakeholders and their networks with the purpose of finding further organizations interested in the uptake of the programmes. It allowed us to identify new organisations interested in the uptake of the programmes that also led to the enlarged number of contacts in the hub.
The next step is to present the results of the SMAGRINET evaluation of 3 challenge and case-based modules and short-term programmes, through the online questionnaire, that will be sent to stakeholders asking for feedback regarding the proposed adjustments to the capacity building programmes. The adjustments of the programms will also be discussed with the competence hub through the POWER ON FORUM, which will be open for discussions, communications and feedback from January 2021.
POWER ON Forum was developed to support network building and experience exchange activities, which are impossible to run offline due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused many events around the SMAGRINET outreached countries to be cancelled or postponed.
On this forum, not only the SMAGRINET partners and Competence Hub members can start discussions related to the project, but external users can also create an account and start communications. The forum is free, but creating an account is necessary.