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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🧑‍🤝‍🧑🔋Energy communities: what are they?

👉Which challenges do they face?

👉 Which synergies can help (production, distri, DH, gas station, autorepair shop, supermarket, emobility)?

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Latest news

Do you want to receive support during the first steps of developing a community bioenergy heating project? The BECoop project is here to provide comprehensive support to 8 energy community initiatives throughout Europe during their initial stages, and offer an extensive introduction on how to apply the BECoop methodologies, tools and services (technical, business) and […]

There is a need for unlocking and activating the underlying market potential of community bioenergy and that is exactly what BECoop aims to do, fostering a broad deployment of bioenergy heating technologies across Europe, by providing the necessary conditions and technical as well as business support tools for unlocking the underlying market potential of community […]

On 22 September 2022, BECoop organised, with the support of W4RES and eCREW as well as WECF, the online event “More women in renewables and energy communities: safeguarding an enabling policy framework”, as part of the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) Extended Programme. The event gathered a group of expert panelists involved in energy transition, […]

Latest events

BECoop partners are holding a series of webinars, from November 2022 to May 2023, to introduce key topics to whoemever is interested. The webinars last 45 minutes and are recorded, then made available on our Knowledge Exchange Platform. Join us for the next ones and add them to your calendars:  

This webinar will focus on biomass as a potential source of renewable energy for generating heat and electricity in distributed energy systems and in household applications. You will hear a definition of biomass, the types, properties and forms to be used for heating purposes in bioenergy cooperatives, how to estimate the local biomass potential, biomass […]

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 […]