Regulatory challenges and opportunities for collective renewable energy prosumers in the EU
The transition to a low-carbon future based on renewable energy sources is leading to a new role for citizens, from passive energy consumers to active energy citizens - the so-called renewable energy (RE) prosumers. Recent EU energy policy seeks to mainstream RE prosumers in each Member State. This study carries out a cross-country comparison between the regulatory frameworks of nine countries and regions - Belgium (Flanders region only), Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain,...
Publication date: March 2020
Lisbon University, Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IOW), University of Leeds, University of Lüneburg