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Clean energy for EU islands

Citizen cooperatives

Finance Objective(s)

Renewable energies
Energy efficiency in buildings
Energy efficient transport
Energy Transition Strategy / Decarbonisation Plan
Project development
Project implementation


Citizen or energy cooperatives refer to a business model where citizens jointly own and participate in renewable energy or energy efficiency projects. In energy cooperatives citizens are involved in both the decision making and financial & economical participation.

Who can apply

Any person can be a member of the cooperative and participate in its financing schemes.