Community Energy: A practical guide to reclaiming power, 2020
Community energy is key to action on the climate crisis, boosting local economies, and reinvigorating communities. But how to make it happen? This handbook from Friends of the Earth, REScoop.eu, Energy Cities is here to walk you through it, step by step.
Gathering expertise from 27 projects around Europe – this guide is packed with instructions, practical tips, powerful success stories and invaluable resources to build a local, community- led renewable energy revolution.
Whether you’re a curious individual, a group embarking on a renewable energy journey, or a local authority making plans – this manual is for you. Covering everything you need to know to get started with your very own community energy project, from tips to handle group dynamics, advice about what technology to use, to guidance on overcoming any barriers you might face. You too can be part of this quiet revolution, and this book tells you how.