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For people who are unable or unwilling to invest in sustainable measures in their homes, but who want to live sustainably and comfortable, Housing subscription (Woningabonnement®) is an... more
The renewable energy cooperative of Odenwald (Germany) was set up by local citizens in 2009 with the support of the local municipality. The REScoop now raised 10 million euro and invested 36 million euro in renewable energy and energy efficiency... more
The local municipality of Villers-le-Bouillet (Wallonia, Belgium) supported the startup of a local REScoop that now develops renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
The municipality of Ghent (Flanders, Belgium) actively supported the setup of Energent, a Belgian renewable energy cooperative. The local REScoop is developing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in the local area. Similar to Ecopower... more
The local municipality of Saerbeck (Germany) supported the setup of a local REScoop in the community. Through the cooperative, the municipality and its citizens have financed a local energy park and benefit in the form of energy security, stable... more
Back in 2001 Ecopower - a Belgian renewable energy cooperative with nearly 50.000 members - won a public tender to erect its first wind turbines on a piece of land that was owned by the local municipality. The tender required direct participation... more
Moulins du Haut Pays is a Belgian REScoop that was set up to erect 2 large wind turbunes in Dour (Belgium). About 75% of the shares are in hands of local citizens, people who live close to the project. The local municipality of Dour owns the... more
Ecopower is a Belgian renewable energy cooperative with nearly 50.000 members. The latter buy a cooperative share and become a co-owner of local wind turbines, hydro power installations or solar panels. Local citizens share in the profits and get... more