Unlocking the community bioenergy potential

About BECoop

The ambition of BECoop (2020-2023), a project supported by the European Horizon 2020 programme, is to provide the necessary conditions, technical as well as business support tools, for unlocking the underlying market potential of community bioenergy, fostering new links and partnerships.

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Unlocking replication potential and scaling up at the EU level

Developing bioenergy communities

Reducing resistance, boosting demand and start de-risking community bioenergy investments

Empowering policy to transfer the community energy momentum to bioenergy heating

Making community bioenergy project development easier, further cutting down time and cost efforts

Becoop Tools

BECoop partners will develop a set of tools to facilitate the provision of support services to bioenergy communities and foster a broad deployment of bioenergy heating technologies across Europe.

Pilot Areas

BECoop tests the implementation of community bioenergy heating support scheme in 4 complementary pilot cases before transferring to additional cases across the EU.

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What is bioenergy? What do communities offer? Learn more in our dedicated sections and with our project results.

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By going to our website menu section, you can visit a one-page introduction to BECoop in 5 languages: what BECoop is working on, what #bioenergy and #communities are as well as the project pilots and tools.


Reminder: there's still time to give your opinion on the potential for bioenergy market expansion! Are you a part of a @RESCOOP? Are you a local authority or a policymaker? Then we would love to hear from you! Fill out our short survey: https://bit.ly/3r8nTXw

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Are you part of a RESCOOP/ renewable energy cooperative?

Are you a local authority or policy maker?

We would love to hear your views on the potential for bioenergy market expansion!

Please take 4 min for this survey available in 7 languages, before May 1, 2021: German, English, Spanish, French, Polish, Italian and Greek.

Amsterdam, December 15, 2020 – In the updated Renewable Energy Directive II (RED II), the EU clearly considers community energy as a key factor for future Renewable Energy (RE) market uptake and mandates Member States to implement regulatory frameworks for enabling and facilitating this process. At the same time, several barriers prevent citizens from becoming […]

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