European citizen renewable energy projects are more diverse now than at any time in the past 50 years, and they are likely to act as incubators for social innovation in all aspects of energy. However, efforts must be made to ensure the democratization of energy and the genuine empowerment of citizens. Those are some of the findings of a new study on community energy undertaken in the context of an EU-funded research project focussing on social innovation.
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