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

🕐2 weeks left to apply to the 1st call of the #EUEnergyCommunities! Receive technical assistance for your #energycommunity, submit the form by 31st August. More information on our website 👉https://bit.ly/TAenergycommunities

Ezagutu BECOOP eta #energia-komunitateei buruzko kontzeptuak 2' bideo batean!
BECoop proiektua aurkeztu dugu, #bioenergiarekin elikatutako berokuntza-teknologien hedapen zabala sustatzeko eta arduradun politikoak arlo honetan trebatzeko ekintzekin batera.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KQ7RnJdV84

WEBINAR - Supporting the rural green transition
13/9 - 2-3.30 CEST

Join this webinar to discover the main challenges faced by rural areas, learn from good practices identified by the Interreg Europe community & beyond, & hear from @CERTHellas on BECoop.

https://www.interregeurope.eu/policy-learning-platform/events/supporting-the-rural-green-transition

Latest news

This video explains concepts such as biomass / bioenergy, energy communities and introduces BECoop and its key actions to foster a broad deployment of bioenergy heating technologies across Europe and empower policy to transfer the community energy momentum to bioenergy heating. The video is available in Basque, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish and Spanish. […]

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2022 – September 22, 9.00-10.30, online Co-organised by Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF) Equitable access to and control over sustainable energy services for all is an essential right. For the energy transition and EU Green Deal to be realised, they need to be inclusive and participatory. Everybody is talking […]

Brussels, May 2, 2022 – In a digital event gathering over 100 participants, 9 EU-funded projects showcased the tools they are providing to organise/plan/grow a community energy initiative. Energy communities have high potential for moving away from imported fossil fuels, and tools made for various market players, from citizens to technology providers, can support. It […]

Latest events

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2022 – September 22, 9.00-10.30, online Co-organised by Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF) Equitable access to and control over sustainable energy services for all is an essential right. For the energy transition and EU Green Deal to be realised, they need to be inclusive and participatory. Everybody is talking […]

Are you setting up an energy community? Would like to join one but don’t know where to find it or where to start? You are part of a community energy initiative and want to find tools to help you develop, manage and grow? You need to analyse potential business models and who are the stakeholders […]

Join BECoop at the Sustainable place event, September 28, 15.30-17.30 CET, in the workshop “Energy Communities in Europe”, stream Business models. Acknowledging that there is still a need for clear guidance, education, and support with respect to the methodologies and current practices for the set-up and take-off of successful energy communities, both on a local […]