ICT for Community Energy

Caroline Van der Weerdt, Richard Carmichael, Björn Palm


Community energy initiatives are becoming more and more widespread. For them to be successful and flourish, engagement from people in the community is a prerequisite. ICT can provide the means to support engagement, by helping people to assess the impact and benefits of a CE project and by capturing and disseminating the benefits. Also, ICT can support with the design and management of a CE project; and lastly ICT can support research on the topic


Community energy; ICT; engagement; participation; CIVIS

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21622/resd.2017.03.1.071


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Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development

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