Making community energy a reality in your city

Our Cooperation labs bring cities and citizens together

Meet municipal energy community trailblazers in the Balkans

How to renew cities with citizen-led renewable energy and building retrofits?

Porto, more committed than ever to a fair energy transition!

The city will retrofit 3000 homes and is developing a renewable energy community to fight energy poverty.

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Community energy from scratch

Voices from the ECF collaboration lab

2020 was a tough year and never before has the need for local resilience and solidarity been stronger. One extraordinary means for increasing solidarity while […]

Sara Capuzzo and Claudia Carani

It’s all in the mix…of consumers.

Claudia Carani (AESS) and Sara Capuzzo (enostra)

We have interviewed two amazing women and we have talked with them about the right political triggers for renewables in Italy, about the place of […]

Javier Zardoya and Juan Eguidazu

“There is a kind of movement that cannot be stopped.”

Juan Eguidazu (E+P Cooperativa) and Javier Zardoya Pamplona (Municipal Energy Agency of Pamplona)

Since almost 20 years the region of Navarra in the North of Spain pioneers with wind and more and more with solar energy. Now, building […]

One-Stop-Shop for energy home renovation
Aradippou - Cyprus

One-Stop-Shop for energy home renovation

Involving and rewarding citizens

Crowd investing for solar roofs in Križevci
Križevci - Croatia

Crowd investing for solar roofs in Križevci

Fighting energy poverty
Barcelona - Spain

Fighting energy poverty

Being cold at home is not normal

Local PACTs

Local PACTs

How municipalities create their own COP21

Local green deals vs local COPs: this could be a teaser for this publication… However, it would be too narrow in comparison to the overview […]

Climate Change Challenge

Climate Change Challenge

A Comic Book by EUKI Project BEACON

With this book the BEACON team seeks to convey the spirit of European collaboration and exchange on climate change to a wider audience of school […]

Community Energy

Community Energy

A practical guide to reclaiming power

The energy transition needs you Welcome to your community energy handbook. This is your go-to guide, packed with instructions, practical tips and resources, to build […]

SCCALE  20-30-50

SCCALE 20-30-50

Sustainable Collective Citizen Action for a Local Europe

SCCALE  20-30-50

Sustainable Collective Citizen Action for a Local Europe (SCCALE) 20-30-50 intends to bring Europe closer to its citizens by fostering the creation of energy communities, […]

WELLbased

WELLbased

Exiting energy poverty and related health problems: European pilots take action

WELLbased

While 10% of European citizens suffer from energy poverty and policy solutions remain scarce, six cities around Europe have decided to design urban programmes that may serve as blueprint for others.

mPOWER

mPOWER

Municipal action, public engagement: routes to local energy ownership

mPOWER

When it comes to managing the energy transition the need for municipally-owned energy has never been clearer. In recent years we have seen some successes of local energy ownership. However, the sharing of these experiences has been limited, and they have tended to remain local and specific.