Contact: Manuel Nina - Level Up is a engineering consulting company based in Lisbon, Portugal, expert in innovation funding and IPR support and protection.

Contact: Daan Creupelandt - is the European federation for groups and cooperatives of citizens for renewable energy and energy efficiency. As a federation they endorse an international collaboration between REScoops.    

Contact: Jim Williame - Ecopower is a renewable energy cooperative based in Belgium. With over 47,000 members it is one of the largest cooperatives throughout Europe. Ecopower is both a producer and a supplier of sustainable energy.


Contact: Siward Zomer - ODE is an association of individual citizens, groups and cooperatives of citizens working on renewable energy in the Netherlands. ODE represents about 80 REScoops in the Netherland and about 15,000 local citizens.    

Contact: Maelle Guillou - Enercoop is a French cooperative energy supplier of renewable energy from local. Enercoop supplies about 110 GWh to 30,000 members.

Contact: Theocharis Tsoutsos - The Technical University of Crete (TUC) ranks amongst the most prominent academic and research institutions in Greece. It was established in 1977 in Chania and consists of five engineering schools.

Contact: Aleix Badia - Som Energia is a Spanish REScoop based in Girona. The cooperative supplies energy to about 35,000 Spanish families and businesses.

Contact: Rudi Rienzner - The Südtiroler Energie Verband (SEV) is an energy association in the Bolzano region in Italy. SEV currently has 305 members, including 119 hydropower plants, 55 district heating networks and 157 photovoltaic installations.

Contact: Nuno Brito Jorge - Coopérnico is a Portuguese REScoop that has invested 284,500 euro in RES production installations. The energy is supplied to 233 members.    

Contact: Erik Christiansen - EBO is a Danish consultancy organisation that manages the operations of local district heating networks and cooperatives. EBO has a tremendous experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency and heating.

Contact: Davide Zanoni - Avanzi Sustainability In Action is an independent think tank for sustainable innovation. The people behind the initiative are currently setting up È Nostra, an Italian cooperative energy supplier.


Contact: Thomas Hoppe - The University of Twente (Netherlands) is  home to both technical and non-technical research institutes. Next to mono-disciplinary research the university offers a multi-disciplinary approach, in close collaboration with governments, industry and consumers.