The project aims at helping local authorities to become models for citizens in the field of rational use of energy and developing actions to encourage citizens, local decision makers and stakeholders in taking their own initiatives, thus preparing the ground for sustainable energy communities. 41 pilot cities are involved, 7 in Poland: Bielawa, Dzierżoniów, Ełk, Gorlice, Nowa Dęba, Raciechowice, Poddębice.