Energy as a common good

February 22- 2017

Locally designed and owned energy systems can provide several comparative advantages in Europe and beyond:

  • it favors the access to energy for all (“the right to energy”) and inclusiveness,
  • it fosters energy efficiency and saving (by not incentivising the production),
  • it strengthens democracy and collaboration, instead of extractivism and energy colonialism.

In November, we participated to the European Commons Assembly where we presented our proposal “Energy as a commons“. Here is a short video that goes along with it:


Stay tuned and get in touch if you would like to participate to the co-conception of the policy proposal (@clblanchet).

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  • “It is he who erects fences around his property who destroys civilization; the natural civilization of Man”

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau