BEcoop Toolkit and self-assessment tool

BECoop is a Horizon2020 funded project that focuses on energy communities and cooperatives dealing with bioenergy, mainly in the residential sector and small heating applications. The project aims to unlock the market potential of community bioenergy by providing the necessary conditions and technical as well as business support tools. The toolkit, which is a simple to navigate web-based repository of existing open-source tools and other related material, should cover steps of the process from the initiation to the growing stages and operation of a bioenergy community, as well as scaling up.

The toolkit is structured in three main categories of tools: technical tools addressing technical issues, business model tools concerning financial models and supply chain issues, community model tools for community building and managementFinally, the project is preparing a self-assessment tool to evaluate the current status and future market potential of a bioenergy community project, providing recommendations for further development.

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