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Modeling Energy Communities with Collective Photovoltaic Self-Consumption: Synergies between a Small City and a Winery in Portugal

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The recently approved regulation on Energy Communities in Europe is paving the way for new collective forms of energy consumption and production, mainly based on photovoltaics. However, energy modeling approaches that can adequately evaluate the impact of these new regulations on energy community configurations are still lacking, particularly with regards to the grid tariffs imposed on collective systems. Thus, the present work models three different energy community configurations sustained on...

Publication date: January 2021

Author: Guilherme Pontes Luz and Rodrigo Amaro e Silva

Language: English


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Prosumers for the Energy Union: A Backcasting Video

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Publication date: January 2021

Author: Leeds University

Language: English


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Prosumer Inspiration Book

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Powerful examples for your community Europe is on its way to implement a large-scale transition to a more sustainable energy system: this transition is a key ingredient for a climate neutral, more suitable and inclusive European Union. All over the EU, citizens are placed increasingly at the core of energy markets and are playing their part for more sustainability at the local level. This change has been acknowledged in the European Green Deal and a continuation and strengthening of this...

Publication date: January 2021

Author: ICLEI Europe

Language: English


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Contributing to sustainable and just energy systems? The mainstreaming of renewable energy prosumerism within and across institutional logics

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Highlights •Considers how renewable energy prosumerism contributes to just energy systems. •Unpacks mainstreaming processes across state, market and community logics. •Mainstreaming mechanisms are standardisation, marketisation and socialisation. •Specifies hybrid institutional arrangements, actor roles and power relations. •Discusses distribution of benefits, gaining recognition and delineating access.

Publication date: December 2020

Author: Julia M. Wittmayer, Flor Avelino, Bonno Pel, Inês Campos

Language: English


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

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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

Video

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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Co-learning and co-creation experiences with renewable energy prosumer Living Labs across Europe

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Report

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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