A SPIN (SME Partnerships for Innovative Energy Services) is an organized cluster of independent companies, mainly SME’s, that jointly supply energy efficiency services and that have a structured long-term collaboration with commonly agreed objectives.

The main objectives of SME PARTNERSHIPS SPINS are (1) the development of tools needed for the set-up and management of the SPINs (e.g. contracts, guidelines and ICT-tools) and (2) the practical establishment of SPINs by participating partners (at least one SPIN per participating country).