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Sustainable energy communities: a study contrasting Spain and Germany

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  • Romero-Rubio, Carmen
  • de Andrés Díaz, José Ramón

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In recent years, several governments and organisations in the developed world have encouraged the creation of sustainable energy communities (SECs) as a strategy for achieving their energy and environmental targets. However, whereas in some of these countries (e.g., Germany), numerous SECs have been founded, there are other countries, such as Spain, where the creation and growth of SECs has been much slower.

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  • Romero-Rubio, Carmen & de Andrés Díaz, José Ramón, 2015. "Sustainable energy communities: a study contrasting Spain and Germany," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 85(C), pages 397-409.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:85:y:2015:i:c:p:397-409
    DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2015.06.012
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