rescoop – Europe is the European federation of renewable energy cooperatives. We are a growing network of 1,250 European energy cooperatives and their 1.000.000 citizens who are active in the energy transition.
Through, we wish to make our voices heard in the European energy debate. Citizens after all are the ones who will be paying for the transition to a more sustainable energy system. empowers them and wants to achieve energy democracy. Our federation has four well-defined objectives:
• We represent the voice of citizens and renewable energy cooperatives to European policy makers
• We support the start-up of new REScoops and provide them with useful tools and contacts
• We provide services for the European REScoops and are currently working on a financial tool
• We promote the REScoop business model throughout Europe