"Through the support of DECIDE, energy communities and collective energy actions will become the wave that produces the soft revolution towards the energy turnaround."
Yearly policy briefs on regulation 2021
This the first of a series of regulatory reviews in DECIDE. It provides an overview of the transposition status of EU Directives related to Energy Communities and compares design elements. In the last months, before its delivery, particular progress was made in some new member states with almost all of them having an ongoing legislative process to transpose the EU directives on Energy Communities....
Publication Date: 10 Jun 2021
Author: Andreas Tuerk, Dorian Frieden, Camilla Neumann (JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH)
Structured overview of existing and emerging business models, related contractual conditions and recommendations
The aim of this report is to give insights into different existing and emerging approaches for business models for energy communities and collective actions, to group different business model categories of energy communities and collective actions and to provide specific examples. Also, the report analyses existing and emerging contractual conditions and investigates to what extent they could impact...
Publication Date: 23 Dec 2021
Author: Andreas Tuerk and Camilla Neumann (Joanneum Research), Malgorzata Mątowska and Lucija Rakocevic (TH!nkE))
DECIDE - Factsheet 2 - Benefits of Energy Communities and Collective Actions at a glance - The values of collective renewable energy actions for individuals & communities
Renewable Energy Communities and Collective Energy Actions have a great potential to trigger substantial positive impacts for individuals as well as their communities. This Factsheet aims to present the many possible benefits of these joint activities, organizing them in social, environmental, financial and political benefits.
Note that this clustering should not be considered neither a comprehensive...
Publication Date: 24 Jan 2022
DECIDE - Factsheet 1 - Benefits of Renewable Energy Communities from a local government perspective
Renewable Energy Communities and Collective Energy Actions have a great potential to trigger substantial positive impacts for individuals as well as their communities. This Factsheet aims to present the many possible benefits of these joint activities for the perspective of the local government that can therefore leverage such initiatives to tackle local issues or simply improve the life quality in...
Publication Date: 24 Jan 2022
DECIDE Tool Card 2
The DECIDE tool cards have been designed to provide some practical inputs that can improve the development of an energy-related community initiative.It is a handy and catchy format to present the tools and methodologies investigated by the project and make them accessible to a wide audience, despite of the knowledge background on the topic. Each card can be seen as a stand-alone piece of information...
Publication Date: 31 Jan 2022
Author: BAUM, ICLEI, Mannheim University, University Schloss Seeburg