EC²: Energy Citizenship and Energy Communities
for a Clean-Energy Transition
The transition to a low-carbon society needs empowered energy citizens at its centre. EC²’s aim is to discover what it takes for energy citizenship and energy communities to thrive.Learn more
Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation Grant.
What is energy citizenship?
We're visualising our definition of energy citizenship with a new infographic that explores the meaning of energy citizenship, what it can look like, and why it matters.See it now!
Moving from research to practice
Who can help to mainstream and strengthen energy citizenship in Europe, in cities, and in communities?Learn more
EC² paper introduces interdisciplinary understanding
of energy citizenship
Discover our interdisciplinary definition of energy citizenship, and legal, economic, and psychological perspectives of energy citizenshipLearn more
EC²: Energy Citizenship and Energy Communities for a Clean-Energy TransitionLearn more
EC² paper introduces interdisciplinary understanding of energy citizenshipLearn more
Moving from research to practiceLearn more
Discover what EC² is all about - our objectives, and what we'll be delivering from 2021-2024.
Our inter- and transdisciplinary approach will dive deep into concepts of energy citizenship.
From municipalities to universities to ecovillages, we bring together actors from across the energy sector.Learn more
EC² aim is to discover what it takes for
energy citizenship and energy communities to thrive
LATEST NEWS & EVENTS
Five ways citizens are finding it hard to join energy communities – and what can be done about it.
New research highlights the challengesread more »
Policy Brief: Energy Citizenship - A missing piece to the energy transition puzzle?
A new policy brief unpacks the concept of energy citizenshipread more »
New video shows citizen engagement on energy in action
Co-creation workshop sparks ideas for energy citizenship toolsread more »