Co2mmunity promotes solar community energy projects

Co-producing and co-financing renewable community energy projects

Co2mmunity in a nutshell

Aim: Support citizens to co-finance, co-develop, and co-operate sustainable energy projects.
Budget€ 3.15 million, thereof € 2.45 million from the European Union (European Regional Development Fund)
Project period: October 2017 to September 2020
Lead PartnerKiel University, Working Group Economic Geography

Aalto University School of Business is part of the Co2mmunity consortium, that has in total 14 partners from 8 different countries in the Baltic Sea Region. In each partner region, Co2mmunity project will promote community energy initiatives and manage renewable energy cooperative partnership RENCOPs. 

Aalto team’s role is to coordinate the collection of community energy case studies across the partner countries and develop a synthesis report on the current community energy situation in the region. It will showcase success factors of community energy projects that are transferable across contexts. Aalto University will also participate in writing white papers for public stakeholders.

More information: 
Project Manager, researcher, M.Sc. (Eng.) Karoliina Auvinen,, +358 50 462 4727
Postdoctoral Researcher, PhD Salvatore Ruggiero,, +358 50 435 9025