This guide provides examples and best practices on how to create energy communities in various markets of the energy sector with the aim of inspiring others. After reading this report, existing energy communities may use the stories to broaden their scopes and consider new activities and innovative collective schemes to engage in energy transition projects. Citizens and starting energy communities may get inspired and can use the examples to choose a direction.
The guide is organised by activity with the aim of providing an easy-to-use way to find models for energy communities. Moreover, it includes a description of the main barriers energy cooperatives face and proposed solutions to overcome them. At the end, you will find the references and contacts of all the cooperatives cited in the report.
A guide that presents different options in which municipalities may be able to adapt their public procurement processes to better support energy communities.
A guide that identifies and shortlists practical examples of digital solutions for energy communities in different scopes of application.
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.