The Socio-Economic Power of Renewable Energy Production Cooperatives in Germany

Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Enviornment and Energy
Place of publication
Wuppertal, Germany
Date of Publication
April 2014
Number of Pages
25
Licence
Language of publication
English

Energy cooperatives are important players in Germany's energy transition. Their positive socio-economic impact, especially in rural regions, has been highly significant yet not well understood. PhD student and Heinrich Böll Foundation scholarship holder, Sarah Debor, takes a closer look at the empirical evidence. This paper was first published by the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy.