Institutional Aspects of Consumer (Co-)Ownership in RE Energy Communities

  • Gloria BaigorroteguiEmail author
  • Jens Lowitzsch


This Annex provides an overview of the examples of consumer (co-)ownership that are reported in the 18 country chapters following the analytical framework developed in Chap.  28. To enable a like-to-like comparison, other than grouping the country examples in the three categories developed, that is, communities of interest, communities of place, and communities of interest and place, we have organized the information on the examples in three columns. The first column summarizes the contractual arrangement and the type of project indicating—where available—the amount of the total investment and giving information on the contributions of the partners involved and legal peculiarities of the model. The second column provides information on the RE technology, the installed capacity, and the geography of the given project. The third column characterizes the participation of the local population, the distribution of benefits, and the drivers and motivations involved. Of course, not all pieces of information described above were always disclosed for the examples reported. To render the financial data comparable, all currencies in the tables have been converted into euro as of October 2018. For the original amounts please consult the individual country chapters.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Estudios Avanzados (IDEA), Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH)SantiagoChile
  2. 2.European University ViadrinaFrankfurt (Oder)Germany

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