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Guidance for national transposition of new EU directives relating to renewable energy prosumers (Policy Brief)

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This policy brief provides information on the progress in transposition of new EU provisions on energy communities by six EU Member States (Belgium (the Walloon and Brussels regions), France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain) and formulates transposition recommendations for them. The analysis presented in the brief are based on information collected through interviews with national stakeholders, analysis of National Energy and Climate Plans and punctual examination of existing national...

Publication date: November 2020

Author: Toporek, M, Provost, L.

Language: English


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Workshop on Citizen Energy and CEP Transposition (presentation)

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You can also find the full recording from the webinar here: https://youtu.be/Rr-WXJM00Bk.

Publication date: Thu 19 Nov 2020

Author: EUFORES

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People in transitions: Energy citizenship, prosumerism and social movements in Europe

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Active energy citizens are leading energy transitions, co-producing new cultures, practices and structures of production and consumption. This article aims to understand if prosumerism – the collective participation of prosumers in energy projects with social, economic and environmental benefits to society – can be referred to as a social movement. The article draws on a review of Social Movements Theory and applies thematic analysis to characterize 46 prosumer initiatives in Europe. The...

Publication date: November 2020

Author: InêsCampos and Esther Marín-González

Language: English


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If people demand change – Change will come

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Publication date: 2020

Author: PROSEU

Language: English


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A multi-dimensional typology of collective RES prosumers across Europe

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This report is part of WP2 in the PROSEU project - Baseline analysis and Characterisation of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) Prosumer Initiatives, which set out to establish an understanding of the characteristics and challenges of collective renewable energy prosumer initiatives. The report covers the results of Task 2.3: Developing a typology of prosumer initiatives, with the goal of “develop(ing) a typology that reflects the variety of RES prosumer initiatives in Europe”.

Publication date: October 2020

Author: Julia M Wittmayer (DRIFT), Maria Fraaije (DRIFT), Lanka Horstink (UPorto), Flor Avelino (DRIFT)

Language: English


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Prosumers for the Energy Union: mainstreaming active participation of citizens in the energy transition

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prosumer projects rely on the participation of a number of diverse stakeholders to be effective and empowering citizens to become active contributors to the energy transition is a process subject to many different kinds of enabling and constraining conditions. Going beyond just the generation of decentralised renewable energy, collective prosumerism contributes to community building by bringing together many people from local communities and beyond. This character of prosumerism as a...

Publication date: October 2020

Author: ICLEI Europe

Language: English


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Stakeholder Report on Financial Innovation for Prosumer Expansion

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This report gives examples of financial innovations already available to prosumer business models and establishes how they can be integrated into the diverse financial markets in the European Union. The main goal of this report is to inspire stakeholders – such as financial institutions and community energy intermediaries – either to adopt these models or to adapt them to their respective national and local contexts. For this purpose, we give an overview of 10 cases - local initiatives,...

Publication date: September 2020

Author: Lars Holstenkamp, Timon Becker, Alina Beigang, Moritz Ehrtmann (Leuphana University of Lüneburg) Mark Davis, Donal Brown, Stephen Hall (University of Leeds)

Language: English


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Key technical findings and recommendations for prosumer communities

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Report

This document presents conclusions and recommendations based on the technical findings of the PROSEU project to assist prosumers to choose their suitable renewable prosumer technology depending on their need, demands, size and location. Further, it offers recommendations that can support the implementation and mainstreaming of prosumer technologies. Besides this, it also gives an overview of the key prosumer technologies and their technical, economical, ecological and social parameters as well...

Publication date: August 2020

Author: Swantje Gährs, Lena Pfeifer, Nanda Naber, Borna Doračić, Jan Knoefel, Arthur Hinsch, Silvia Assalini, Reinier van der Veen, Davor Ljubas, Zoran Lulić

Language: English


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Beyond instrumentalism: Broadening the understanding of social innovation in socio-technical energy systems

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Social innovation is an important dimension of current transformations in energy systems. It can refer to alternative business models, novel policy instruments, financing schemes, participatory governance approaches to energy questions, or new discourses. Its significance for energy systems is often considered in narrow instrumentalist terms, reducing it to a tool serving particular policy objectives. Grounding the concept in social science and humanities insights, this review essay proposes a...

Publication date: July 2020

Author: Wittmayer, J.M., de Geus, T., Pel, B. et al

Language: English


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Materials on e-workshop on Future energy systems PIA#3

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Blog from Pia #3 Introduction: PIA scene,  programme & objectives of the day by Julia Wittmayer (PROSEU/DRIFT) Setting the (EU) regulatory scene by Kristian Petrick (PROSEU/Eco Union) and Marta Toporek (PROSEU/ClientEarth) Highlight #1: Technical scenarios of renewable power integration, a multi-level perspective. Exploring the full potential of prosumer technology by Borna Doracic (PROSEU/UNIZAG FSB) & Nanda Naber (PROSEU/CE Delft) Highlight #2: Enabling Energy Islands or Full...

Publication date: Wed 24 Jun 2020

Author: PROSEU

Language: English


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