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A core group of people starts shaping an idea and vision of a project



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COMPILE Toolkit: Financing Guide

This guide offers an overview of models that energy communities may consider to finance their activities and projects and presents the relationship between ownership and financing.

  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Financial

COMPILE Toolkit: Best Practice Guide

This guide provides examples and best practices on how to create energy communities in various markets of the energy sector.

  • Inspiration
  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Operation
  • Community
  • Financial
  • Political & legal
  • Technical
We the Power poster

We the Power | The Future of Energy is Community-Owned

An inspiring movie about the citizen-led community energy movement in Europe.

  • Inspiration
  • Preparation
  • Community