Supportive documents & Reports

Supportive documents & Reports

Collaboration REScoops and municipalities

Simon Luyts published his Master Thesis explaining how municipalities collaborate with REScoops.

Download: Research - how do municipalities work with REScoops?


Policy recommendations

Based on what REScoops do and what the REScoop 20-20-20 Intelligent Energy Europe project brought to light, this report gives specific recommendations about the characteristics of our energy supply of the future.

Download: REScoop policy recommendations 


Policy Seminars: Foster social acceptance of RES by stakeholder engagement

Targeting different stakeholders, the seminars aim to provide more information about REScoops, and to share best practices of energy cooperatives. 

Download: Policy Seminar 1 - Brussels
Download: Policy Seminar 2 - Brussels
Download: Policy Seminar 3 - Brussels
Download: Policy Seminar 4 - Brussels
Download: Policy Seminar 5 - Luxembourg
Download: Policy Seminar 6 - Brussels


Energy democracy - Power to the People

This publication is the Final results oriented report of the REScoop 20-20-20 Intelligent Energy Europe project.
REScoop 20-20-20 is an initiative launched by most of the founding members of, the Federation of groups and cooperatives of citizens for renewable energy in Europe, with the support of the Intelligent Energy Europe Program of the European Commission. 

Download: energy transition to energy democracty EN
Download: energy transition to energy democracty NL


Potential of European prosumers

This study aims to create more insight into the potential of energy citizens in the EU: how many energy citizens could there be in 2030 and 2050 throughout the EU and what is their potential contribution to renewable energy production and demand side flexibility? 

Download: Prosumer Potential - Lobby briefing
Download: Prosumer Potential - Report


Report on a cooperative society

​This report is about how cooperatives and mutuals can contribute to achieving following seven public policy objectives:
1. An economy that prioritises people before other interests
2. Policy ideas that counterbalance the effects of globalisation
3. Businesses that challenge inequality and spread wealth
4. Financial services in the interests of customers, not capital
5. Work that is meaningful and rewarding
6. Access to quality affordable housing
7. Energy security through local control

Download: The Peoples Business