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
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
Celebrating our first Community Energy Open Days
Curious citizens experience community energy up-closeread more »
EC² opens doors to energy communities
Between November and March, five energy communities across the EU and UK will open their doors to showcase the power of citizen-led initiatives for a clean energy transition.read more »
An energy-community enabling community
Reporting back from our latest consortium meetingread more »