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.

Latest tweets

[Did You Know?] One of our pilots, the Energy Cooperative of Karditsa (@EnergyEsek), also participated in the EU-funded project #H2020PROSPECT, and is referenced in the project library of good practices:


#DYK @H2020EE

[Reading of the week] “Bioenergy is the undervalued pillar of the clean energy transition” Via @Energy_Post

…While you are thinking of bioenergy, let us know your thoughts on it! Would you like to see more of it in your community?

Have you visited the video section of @BioenergyInfo ?
Lots to learn with interviews, site production visits, different kinds of biomass focus and more.


#biomass #bioenergy #cooperatives #communities

Latest news

The first BECoop newsletter reports on project findings, plans and events. Read about bioenergy potential, our pilot solutions in , , 󠁧and , the tools that we offer for cooperatives, and much more.

Participate in a Perception survey! BECoop finds it important to listen to the local perceptions of bioenergy communities of as many locals as possible. This is why, next to the local events, we created a survey to explore your opinions and experiences with community bioenergy. The findings will help us signal key factors and dimensions of […]

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.

Latest events

Bioenergy and thermal RES have an indispensable and quantitatively relevant role in achieving the European objectives of decarbonising the economy. Especially in Italy, the forest-wood supply chain can play a leading role in the revitalization of mountain areas and in the production of energy from renewable sources. Fiper is the Italian partner of the “Unlocking […]