This study has identified organizational models and best practices on how large scale renewable energy projects share economic or other benefits created by projects with the local communities. The Benefit Sharing Mechanisms that we identified are: Community funds, Co-ownership, Compensation, Benefits in Kind, Local contracting & employment, energy price reduction and indirect social benefits. Please access our ‘publications’ to get access to the results in full length.
How can I tackle acceptance issues in relation to my Renewable Energy project? How to address issues related to environmental concerns, opportunism, finances and the NIMBY syndrome (not in my backyard syndrome) effectively? Use our mindmap to get direct access to the Benefit Sharing Mechanism that address the project obstacles. Follow the direct link to the database for case descriptions.
Direct access to inspiring RES projects in your country? Direct access to Benefit Sharing Projects applied for Wind power, Hydropower, Solar energy, Bio-fuel, Geo-thermal or ‘mixed’ projects. Please access our database and get direct access to inspiring practice throughout Europe.
RebelGroup and the European Commission DG Energy are constantly looking for feed back to improve and broaden up the Reshare initiative. Do not hesitate to send us your comments or suggestions.