The SCCALE 20-30-50 toolkit will include different guides and briefings to support the creation of local energy communities. It will be a collection of existing knowledge within the community energy movement, and tested techniques used in the 5 pilots of the project.

Community Energy Municipal Guide

Publication Date: 1 December 2022

This guide will support municipalities to encourage and implement municipal collaboration with energy communities, or participation in energy communities outside public procurement, but taking into account the public procurement requirements and tendering framework. It will also provide examples from local pioneers to inspire further action.


Financing guide for energy communities

Publication date: January 2023

This guide provides a very first introduction to community energy financing. We strived to make it easy to read and hands-on by sharing 14 practical and recent financing stories of European energy communities.

Financing Community Energy – A short guide for banks

Publication date: January 2023

This short guide is an invitation for bank and other financial institution representatives to get to know community energy as a stable and yet future oriented field of activity. It will encourage them to learn more about renewable energies and related energy services that remain in the hands of citizens and municipalities, and inspire to set up collaborations with energy communities.