1. Energy Community
Energy Communities or ECs are single-purpose civil cooperatives aiming to promote social and solidarity economy, as defined in paragraph 1 of Article 2 of Law 2. 4430/2016 (A’ 205) as well as innovation in the energy sector, while at the same time addressing energy poverty and promoting energy sustainability, energy production, storage, self-consumption, distribution and supply. Also, they strive to reinforce and guarantee energy self-sufficiency and energy security in the islands, as well as improving energy efficiency in end-use at local and regional level, by using Renewable Energy Sources (RES), High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power (CHP), rational energy use, energy efficiency, sustainable transport, as well as better management of energy demand and production, distribution and supply.