Kostas Komninos Dipl. Mechanical Engineer (National Technical University of Athens, NTUA 2006) with MSc studies on Wind Energy (Technical University of Denmark, DTU 2008) has significant experience in projects related to the exploitation of renewable energy sources, energy saving and energy planning at municipal level. In Copenhagen he was employed for a period of nine (9) months in the COWI A/S wind energy department. The last years he has been active in the field of local energy planning for island municipalities in the Aegean Sea in collaboration with the Network of Sustainable Aegean Islands (DAFNI) and the Aegean Energy Agency. Furthermore, as a project manager he has been involved in the maturing process of sustainable energy projects with interest for the local authorities both in the fields of energy efficiency and energy production from RES. He has also participated as an energy expert in different sustainable energy related EU funded projects (ISLE-PACT, PROMISE, ELENA – Smart Grids in 5 Aegean islands, SMILEGOV). In parallel he has acquired teaching experience in the field of “Local Energy Planning” in the framework of the “Energy Academy” (a collaboration of the Aegean Energy Agency and the Chemical Engineers Dept., NTUA) aiming to the training of employees working in the Aegean local authorities. Finally, he is a founding member of the Collective Planning & Design – CPD, an interdisciplinary engineers’ consortium with horizontal organisation and cooperative structure working for the environmentally, socially and economically viable planning of the public space and infrastructures.