RES-Scoop #23 - February 2018
Energy transition to Energy Democracy
This is a newsletter of the European federation of renewable energy cooperatives (REScoop.eu). We are a growing network of 1.500 European energy cooperatives and their 1,000,000 citizens who are active in the energy transition.
Welcome to our network
We are very delighted to welcome a new member to our European network.CoopStroom cvba is a renewable energy cooperative, located in Bruges (Belgium). CoopStroom wants to produce local and 100% green energy in West and East Flanders, which will then be sold directly to the inhabitants in the area of Bruges. Read More →
21, 22 & 23 June 2018 - Milan
A lot has happened with the Clean Energy Package in the last couple of months. The Council adopted its general approach to the package in December, and the European Parliament adopted its position on the Renewable Energy Directive, the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Governance Regulation at the end of January.
On energy communities, the positions between the Parliament and the Council differ greatly, with the latter taking a rather obstructive stance towards enabling energy citizens. We expect a challenging debate, starting at the end of February. In the meantime, the ITRE Committee of the European Parliament will vote on amendments to market design legislation on the 21st of February. Contact your MEP now!
REScoop.eu organises a webinar to debrief her members on where the files of the Clean Energy Package stand and where we stand with our priorities and issues. Please fill out this Doodle to share your interest and availability.
Internet of Energy
6-7 March 2018, Berlin
Rural Renewable Energy Communities
The Ecco project
At the end of last year, the ECCO project has kicked off. REScoop.eu is one of the partners in this project, working together with farmers and communities in rural areas.
February - March
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