💡National tool collection

We have identified the most effective platforms and tools for supporting citizen-driven energy actions which are available and accessible for you.

Please choose those most relevant ones for your national circumstances. Make sure to find a good way to categorise your chosen tools so that your national local heroes can easily find what they need (i.e. using the given categorisation into guidelines and calculation tools).

We recommend to offer a maximum of nine tools per category.

HUNGARY

Árajánlat kérés

Request a solar panel offer from one of the 300 member companies of MNNSZ by filling in the form. By filling in the form, the ...
HUNGARY

Napelem árajánlat

One can receive PV installation offers easily, from all over Hungary, at the push of a button. It is available for companies, private persons, and ...
AUSTRIA

CO2 Indicator Calculator

The CO2 indicator calculator can be used to estimate the amount of CO2 that can be reduced by installing a photovoltaic system. Furthermore, it shows ...
HUNGARY

Energy Neighbourhoods

The programme organised by EON and Green Dependent Institution is a community competition where communities of families/households across the country compete to see who can ...
AUSTRIA

Photovoltaic self-consumption calculator

The photovoltaic self-consumption calculator provides information for a planned photovoltaic system on how and to what extent the self-consumption share of the on-site produced PV ...
HUNGARY

Renovation of buildings to near-zero energy levels with innovative financing methods -Decision support tool

It provides information on the renovation of near-zero energy buildings through innovative financing methods such as public-private partnerships (PPPs), energy performance contracts (EPCs) and community ...
AUSTRIA

Photovoltaic calculator

The main goal of this report is to support different actors in the preparation of heat/cold supply contracts. Emphasis is placed on the support of ...
AUSTRIA

e-community.at distribution tool

e-community.at offers a source code to clearly allocate generation and consumption in the energy community. The option “dynamic distribution” (proportional to consumption or generation) and ...
HUNGARY

PowerFund (in HU)

PowerFund is a web-based tool to help energy poor citizens across Europe identify and learn about collective innovative actions to tackle energy poverty and take ...
AUSTRIA

Quick Check for short range query

After entering their metering point number, this website provides consumers with information on the transformer station or substation from which they are supplied. Based on ...
AUSTRIA

Information distribution grid area EKG

After entering their address on this website, interested people receive the information to which distribution grid level their consumption metering point or installation is connected. ...
HUNGARY

How to renovate public buildings to nearly-zero energy? Step by step guide

The guide aims to help local authorities (mainly HU, SLO, HR) understand and implement the renovation process. It describes the main stages of the implementation ...
AUSTRIA

Sample contracts ebUtilities

This website provides, among other things, sample contracts between grid operators and the energy community for operation and grid access of community generation installations, citizen ...
AUSTRIA

7energy.at

7energy.at supports initiatives that are interested in establishing a renewable energy community. In addition to free basic information, services for planning and implementing renewable energy ...
AUSTRIA

e-community.at, savings calculator

e-community.at offers an online calculator that households can use to estimate the total savings in their electricity costs in a renewable energy community compared to ...
AUSTRIA

REC guide for communities

The REC guidebook for communities concisely summarises the most important information on the topic of renewable energy communities (REC). It explains what a REC is, ...
AUSTRIA

Benefit tools for REC

The Benefit Tool can be used to estimate the economic viability of a renewable energy community with photovoltaic systems (with and without storage) for projects ...
AUSTRIA

Model contracts for REC

The Austrian Coordination Office for Energy Communities website provides sample statutes for associations, a supply agreement, and agreements for full and surplus feeding. These materials ...
AUSTRIA

Six steps towards an energy community (REC)

This website briefly describes the important steps to implement a renewable energy community. The steps here go from the idea phase to start-up through to ...
GERMANY

Genossenschaften in Deutschland

The platform offers information material on cooperatives and energy cooperatives and provides detailed material on how to fund a cooperative, ideas and concepts, ongoing projects, ...
GERMANY

gemeinsam-mobil.net

The website gives all the necessary information if someone is interested in planning and implementing an electrical mobility project.
GERMANY

PV-Ertragsrechner

The calculation tool helps to find out the potential for solar energy of a building. Further calculations seem necessary, but the tool helps to get ...
GERMANY

Wärmewende

The website waermewende.de includes tools and information for people and municipalities interested in heating. Besides a calculation tool on heat demand, it gives useful material ...
GERMANY

Solarrechner

The calculation tool helps to determine the potential for solar energy of a building. Further calculations seem necessary, but the tool helps to get a ...
GERMANY

Regionale Wertschöpfung aus erneuerbaren Energien

The document offers examples of regionally added values from renewable energy projects and the underlying financial and technical numbers that may be helpful to get ...
GERMANY

Kommunale Wertschöpfung durch Klimaschutz

The document offers examples of regionally added values from renewable energy projects and the underlying financial and technical numbers that may be helpful to get ...
GERMANY

Online Wertschöpfungsrechner

The tool calculates the added value in a municipality or community. It focuses on renewable energy, but also on economic aspects.
CROATIA

Energy communities – where to start?

Webinar held by a representative of Green Energy Cooperative where all the important steps and barriers were presented on the implementation and establishment of energy ...
CROATIA

Energia naturalis solar calculator

The calculator provides information on how much you can save by installing a solar power plant on your roof. After all requested data is entered ...
CROATIA

E.on solar calculator

Naslovna Tools CROATIA The tool for calculates the service of setting up a home solar power plant and estimates the ...
GERMANY

WWF-Klimarechner

Naslovna Tools GERMANY The tool permits the user to calculate their own CO2-emissions, with very detailed aspects related to personal ...
CROATIA

My energy, my freedom

Naslovna Tools CROATIA The handbook for the installation of small PV plants on private houses provides information with 10 steps ...
CROATIA

Solar club Facebook group

A public Facebook group for all solar enthusiasts, owners of solar power plants and those who want to become one. The group is very active, ...
GERMANY

UBA Carbon Calculator

Naslovna Tools GERMANY The tool calculates the CO2-emissions of users. It provides future scenarios and a separated display of different ...
CROATIA

On the sunny side platform

Naslovna Tools CROATIA The platform offers turn-key solutions for the implementation of PV plants – from access to all relevant ...
BULGARIA

Solar Estates

Naslovna Tools BULGARIA   Solar Estates is the first specialised platform for investments in the RES parks and purchasing of ...
BULGARIA

Act4ECO

Naslovna Tools BULGARIA ACT4ECO is a dynamic knowledge-sharing platform facilitating knowledge for consumers on how to use energy efficiently. The ...
GERMANY

Klimaschutz-Planer

Naslovna Tools GERMANY Interactive tool and data collection about German municipalities’ energy consumption and emissions. Additional data and graphics are ...
GERMANY

CO2online StromCheck

Naslovna Tools GERMANY With the tool, consumers and households can get an overview of the biggest sources and sectors of ...
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