Question: Citizen-Owned Energy Projects?
|Title:||Citizen-Owned Energy Projects?|
|Questions in detail:||What are the advantages of citizen-owned energy projects? What is meant by "citizen energy" (Bürgerenergie)? Are those owned by cooperatives, community energy, locally owned utilities? What are the differences? Are they always pro-renewables? What are the disadvantages? Who has some experiences? For which technologies are they important?|
This articles summarises the definitions, dynamics and feasabilty of community power projects. Furthermore, it explains what type of support is need to scale up community power outreach. Examples are the German Energy Transition and the initiative to bring those experiences into project development in Africa.