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the catalyst
for social innovation
in the energy market

6 pilots across Europe

The POWER UP pilots explore business opportunities for energy efficiency services and renewables that benefit people in energy poverty. We co-design those services together with the most vulnerable.

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The time for big energy utilities is over. Or at least, their time is counted as new players are moving into the energy market. So, who else than tradition corporations can become an energy service provider? What shape can those still very new entities take? The most recent report produced by POWER UP provides an overview of those "social energy market players". It describes their mission, governance and composition.
How can we strengthen consumer empowerment ? And who are these local energy market players with a socio-ecological agenda that could play an important role in it? In this article we take a particular look at one powerful player in the field: citizen cooperatives.

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