Municipalities are key actors to support the empowerment of citizens in the energy transition, including the development of renewable energy communities across Europe.
This step-by-step guide, written and published in the context of the COMPILE project, collects and analyses support mechanisms that can be adopted by local authorities to initiate the creation, expansion and scaling of energy communities in their territories. These mechanisms are illustrated with real life examples.
The guide focuses on three direct support mechanisms:
Moreover, it proposes some ideas and describe examples of municipalities that have adapted procurement and concession procedures to support the development of energy communities.
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.