Discover W4RES’s tools for energy communities

On 26 April 2022, W4RES participated in an event organised by 9 projects funded by the European programme H2020 and working on the topic of energy communities (EC², BECoop, DECIDE, eCREW, UP-STAIRS, COME RES, NEWCOMERS, and PowerPoor).

The event showcased in an interactive manner 18 tools available to people setting up / managing / growing energy communities. The target audiences were citizens, future and existing energy communities, policymakers, other projects / initiatives, RESCoops, etc.

The event grouped the tools into 3 categories so that stakeholders will know where to go depending on which stage of a community energy initiative they are at:

  1. Inform yourself – Prior to starting a community energy initiative – understanding the basic concepts, researching and information collection
    > Download W4RES's presentation here

  2. Test your market, your ideas, technologies – Organising and planning a community energy initiative – testing the market, which technologies to use, which business model and legal framework and how others have been doing
    > Download here W4RES's presentation here

  3. Lets act – get people involved and grow – Growing and improving an existing community initiative – Getting more people involved, engaging different social groups, data and energy sharing, one-stop shops.
    > Download here W4RES's presentation here

You can also download all the presentations here.

Watch the recording below:

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