Case study report of Ecopower, a Belgian renewable energy sources cooperative with 66,000 members. Ecopower invests in renewable energy production installations such as wind turbines and solar PV and supplies green energy from local sources to its members.
Case study report of Brixton Energy, a not-for-profit cooperative initiative that produces renewable energy through solar PV panels in the South London area of Brixton.
This report categorises and characterises 21 good practices, providing detailed descriptions and analyses of their activities, purposes, and benefits.
This online tool is a resource for those who are currently considering investing in a wood combustion plant to replace a fossil-fired plant and want to know how profitable it is.
An insight into the social acceptance of wind projects and how innovative financing models best contribute to enhancing social acceptance.
A short document outlining the features of different financing schemes for PV projects: private equity, leasing, crowdfunding, energy cooperatives, project finance, loans and bonds.
A guide focusing on the tools and techniques to structure the core group of an energy community project and raise support in the local community.
This guide offers an overview of models that energy communities may consider to finance their activities and projects and presents the relationship between ownership and financing.
An analysis of the impact of a neighbourhood battery located in Haarlemmermeer, in the Netherlands.
The pathways pursued by islands and remote communities to develop renewable microgrids provide examples of how communities might embark on a similar transition.
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