"Through the support of DECIDE, energy communities and collective energy actions will become the wave that produces the soft revolution towards the energy turnaround."
DECIDE Tool Card 4
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
DECIDE Training material for knowledge Hub
The present document aims to provide an overview of the knowledge products created by DECIDE to foster the development and enhancement of energy communities and collective actions. This specific outline is connected with the general training material offered by DECIDE and part of its capacity building campaign to boost replication of good practice of energy communities and collective actions. This...
Publication Date: 31 Jan 2022
Author: Silvia Assalini, Valeria Eirin, Carsten Rotballer (ICLEI)
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))
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)
Guidelines to optimize energy-efficiency information campaigns and citizen participation for collective action and energy communities with practical views and methods, based on first year research
The Guidelines to optimize energy-efficiency information campaigns and citizen participation for collective action and energy communities are intended to provide a coherent summary of approaches to communication, information, and intervention campaigns for establishing and shaping Energy Communities, with a strong focus on the behavioural science perspective. Therefore, this document contains a...
Publication Date: 31 May 2021
Author: Mona Bielig, Celina Kacperski, Sonja Klingert, Florian Kutzner (Mannheim University)