Last week the European Commission published a series of proposals to reform the European Energy Market. REScoop.eu is happy that the Commission has finally recognised the benefits of community-owned renewables and cooperatives.
On 17 January 2017 REScoop.eu is organising an interregional conference in Eupen (Belgium) on the topic of renewable energy in an attempt to endorse the further engagement of local actors in the energy transition. In the morning various international experts will share their thoughts, facts and figures in a plenary session. The afternoon will bring interactive workshops. Read more...
264 million people or half of all European Union citizens could be producing their own electricity by 2050, and meeting 45% of the EU’s electricity demand. Collective projects like REScoops could contribute 37% of the electricity produced by prosumers.
REScoop is short for renewable energy cooperative, and refers to a business model where citizens jointly own and participate in renewable energy or energy efficiency projects. We also refer to REScoops as community power or community energy initiatives.
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