As a forerunner in the energy transition, it is of course important that we look at our CO₂ footprint. In addition, we like to think along with you.

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They do this by leading multidisciplinary collaborations, which you may know as Learning Communities, CoPs (Communities of Practice), Fieldlabs, and Living Labs. Here, education, business, and government come together to work on the sustainability of neighborhoods. It is driven by demand and action-oriented. The Webber plays a key role in shaping this new landscape. To support and learn from each other in this endeavor, the Webber community was launched in November 2020. There are now over 60 active Webbers in the community.

Based on their own practical experiences, the Webbers have created a guide to assist other Webbers in setting up and leading Living Labs.

The profile of a Webber

A Webber...

  • initiates movement with a higher purpose
  • works collaboratively based on inclusive values
  • creates an environment for innovation and learning
  • has the mandate to organize decision-making
  • operates freely within and between organizations at different levels
  • creates a platform (digital or physical)

And thus brings together science and practice, education and industry, citizens and government in a movement of collaboration, learning, and innovation. Do you recognize yourself (partially) in this profile? You might be a Webber! We would love to get to know you. Send an email to

"I was not aware that my work had a specific role and name in the energy transition. The recognition helps me deepen my profession and be more effective."
– Jan Oosting, SEECE.

The Webber Community

was launched in November 2020 as an initiative to support Webbers in their work. Over 70 Webbers from municipalities, businesses, and educational institutions participate in the community. The meetings focus on intervision, deepening knowledge, and collaborating in the energy transition. Interested in joining? Please contact

Webber the Podcast

In Webber the Podcast, Jetske Thielen engages in conversations with key figures in the energy transition. Listen to the latest episode below. Want to hear more? Click on the episode to access the entire podcast series.

Webber of the Week

News about the Webber Community:

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