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Below are the conditions on which you may make use of the Energy Community Platform website. By accessing this website, you unreservedly and fully accept these conditions.

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Terms of use

This site is accessible via the URL and is operated in compliance with Belgian legislation. Use of this website is governed by the following conditions. By using the website, you acknowledge having read and accepted these conditions. These can be modified at any time and without notice by cannot be held responsible in any way for improper use of the service.

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Disclaimer of liability

The information contained on the website is as accurate as possible and the website is periodically updated, but may however contain inaccuracies, omissions or deficiencies. If you find a deficiency, error or what appears to be a malfunction, please report it to us via the contact email, describing the problem as precisely as possible (specifying which page you are referring to, the triggering action, the type of hardware or browser used, etc.). reserves the right, at its discretion, to suspend, change, modify, add or remove (portions of) the website at any time, including any materials which may have been made available by content contributors.

Any downloaded content is at the user’s own risk and under their sole responsibility. Consequently, disclaims any liability for any damage to the user’s computer or any loss of data following the download.

Not all pictures on this website are contractual. will not accept responsibility for the hypertext links contained on this website and leading to other resources on the Internet.


These conditions are governed by Belgian law and any dispute or disagreement that may arise from their interpretation or performance will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Belgian courts of the judicial district in which has its registered office. The reference language for the settlement of any dispute is Dutch.

Right of access, rectification, modification and erasure

Pursuant to this law, users have a right to access, rectify, modify and erase their personal data. More information on this subject is available on our webpage dedicated to our privacy policy.


Your personal data are confidential and will not be disclosed to third-parties without your consent.

Intellectual property

We take every possible measure to ensure that all copyrights are respected. If you notice a copyright infringement, please notify us as soon as possible.

Unless otherwise stated, all content on this website, including, but not limited to graphics, images, texts, videos, animations, sounds, logos, GIFs and icons as well as their formatting are the exclusive property of The design of this website is the exclusive property of

Any reproduction, distribution, modification, adaptation, retransmission or publication, even partial, of these elements is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Failure to comply with this prohibition constitutes an infringement that may incur the civil and penal liability of the infringer. In addition, the owners of the copied content may take legal action against you.

The resources catalogue items link or refer to content originated by third parties. These contents are subject to different copyright/terms of use. Please, refer to the authors website if you wish to use content created by third parties.

The energy community profiles on the community energy map refer to content originated by the concerned energy community. These contents (text, data, images and logos) are subject to different copyright/terms of use. Please, contact the concerned energy community if you wish to use content displayed on an energy community profile.

The expert profiles on the experts network and their pictures have been submitted to the Energy Community Platform by the concerned expert. These contents (text and images) are subject to different copyright/terms of use. Please, contact the concerned expert if you wish to use content displayed on an expert profile.

The test questions, the logic to provide the test results, the development stages provided in the result, and the additional guidance included in the community maturity dashboard are based on the document Seebauer, S., Brenner-Fliesser, M., Tuerk, A., D’Herbemont, S. (2022). Developing a tool to assess the maturity and growth of energy communities. COMPILE Working Paper, This document and its content are the property of the COMPILE Consortium. This document is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY).

The dashboard matrixes displayed on the test result page are the property of the COMPILE Consortium. They are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY).

The roadmaps displayed on the test result page are the property of and the COMPILE Consortium. These roadmaps have been developed through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Compile project (Grant Agreement number 824424) with the support of several contributors and based on an initial work of Énergies citoyennes en Pays de Vilaine through the European Union’s Interreg ECCO – Creating new local Energy Community Co-Operatives project (Grant Agreement number NWE496).

Users and visitors of the website may set up a hyperlink to this website. Opening this website within a frame (“framing”) is prohibited, except with the express prior permission of

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