This briefing provides an overview of the support provided to community energy in public financing programmes (Cohesion & Recovery and Resilience Funds). The goal of the publication is to inform energy communities and managing authorities about the state of play of public finances. It more specifically explores to what extent Cohesion and Recovery and Resilience policy programmes are supporting the development of energy communities in 12 European countries.

The present briefing, developed by, CEE Bankwatch and CAN Europe, is a preview of an upcoming, in-depth analysis of the allocation of dedicated funding for community energy through various public financing programmes in 14 countries.