Proposal for a nationwide regulation of citizen participation in wind and solar parks

Ground-mounted photovoltaic systems on a green field

Acceptance for the energy transition depends on involving residents affected by it – this is the premise of a recently published legal study by IKEM on behalf of the Bündnis Bürgerenergie (BBEn) and the Deutscher Genossenschafts- und Raiffeisenverband (DGRV). Only if wind and solar parks will only be recognized as a positive development in the […]

engage presents the Energiewende-O-Mat

Citizen Energy Convention 2023 on 23/24.06. in Frankfurt. Photo: Silke Reents

At a conference in Frankfurt am Main on Saturday, the engage research project presented the Energiewende-O-Mat. It is Germany’s first and currently only digital contact point for citizens who want to get actively involved in the energy transition. At, users can find projects and initiatives in which they can get involved financially or personally. […]