Decentralised renewable energy: Cooperative COOPÉRNICO

Coopérnico is a Portuguese cooperative of renewable energy, being its mission to involve citizens and companies in creating a new energy paradigm (renewable and decentralized) for the society and environment’s benefit. Coopérnico was founded by a group of 16 citizens from different professional areas and backgrounds, sharing a common concern: sustainable development. It defends a renewable energy and a responsible model contributing to social, environmental and sustainable energy’s future. To be a member of Coopérnico it’s only needed to purchase € 60 of equities, thus becoming developer and owner of the cooperative.

Mission/objectives: 
involve citizens and companies in the creation of a new energy paradigm (renewable and decentralized) in society and environment’s benefit.
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Start/end year: 
2013
Members (number): 
394
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E-mail contact person: 
gcg@fc.ul.pt