This report clarifies the different meanings for key terms used in co-creation by taking stock of the growing vocabulary used in different approaches to public participation: by defining and comparing different terms and how they have been used. The report describes the challenges, as well as the benefits, of co-creation as well as the importance of managing expectations, power relationships, and sharing responsibility.
A step-by-step guide to initiating and establishing bioenergy community heating projects
This guide provides a very first introduction to community energy financing. To make it easy to read and hands-on, it includes 14 practical and recent financing stories of European energy communities.
This guide presents the different ways municipalities can work with their residents to kickstart and support community energy projects. It builds on the most relevant publications on the topic and includes many examples from all over Europe.
Whether you don’t know where to start from or you are stuck with a specific issue in the development of your energy community, an expert can help you.