Energy solidarity – Our transition for all Europeans starts with the most vulnerable

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105 million of Europeans on average are considered to live in energy poverty. Energy communities can empower vulnerable and low-income households across Europe to be able to share in the benefits of the energy transition.

A section of the REScoop Plus website features examples of energy communities fighting energy poverty around Europe. The examples included are the following:

  • TupperWatt: a collaborative way to explore energy efficiency
  • FJR Ordning: a collective way to save on heat cost in Denmark
  • Energy Solidaire: an innovative way to finance Energy Solidarity in France
  • The Solar House: a multi tenant social housing production project in Denmark
  • Repowering Brixton: a support mechanism for low income households to get out expensive deals in England
  • Good Energy in Social Entrepreneurship: ZEZ fights youth unemployment as well as energy poverty in Croatia
  • De Wijkwerf: support for energy efficiency measures in households

The examples featured on the website can inspire other energy communities thinking of developing energy solidarity actions.

Author: REScoop Plus
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