Community Energy: A practical guide to reclaiming power

30 October 2020

Community energy is key to action on the climate crisis, boosting local economies, and reinvigorating communities. But how to make it happen? This guide is here to walk you through it, step by step.

Gathering expertise from 27 projects around Europe, this handbook from Friends of the Earth, REScoop.eu, Energy Cities is packed with instructions, practical tips, powerful success stories and invaluable resources to build a local, community-led renewable energy revolution.

Whether you’re a curious individual, a group embarking on a renewable energy journey, or a local authority making plans - this manual is for you. From tips to handle group dynamics, advice about what technology to use, to guidance on overcoming any barriers you might face. You too can start your very own community energy project and be part of this quiet revolution. This book tells you how.