Hyperion Energy Community

Hyperion Energy Community

      Meaningful change to the lives of people and the planet by Chris Vrettos, founding member of Hyperion Energy Community and works for Electra Energy Cooperative in various projects seeking to expand citizen participation in clean energy production in Greece. People around the world excitedly welcomed 2021, eager to leave the ‘horrible year’ of 2020 behind. The overlapping crises we faced the past year, like the pandemic, extreme weather events, and the widening gap in socioeconomic equality, are not ‘random’ events we can attribute to an ‘unlucky’ year. They are the logical consequences of a system built to favor...

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Ενισχύοντας την ενεργειακή δημοκρατία σε καιρό πανδημίας

Ενισχύοντας την ενεργειακή δημοκρατία σε καιρό πανδημίας

Έναν νέο πιο ευέλικτο τρόπο χρηματοδότησης μικρών και μεσαίων έργων ΑΠΕ από πολίτες, μικρές επιχειρήσεις και ενεργειακές κοινότητες παρουσιάζει σήμερα για πρώτη φορά η Greenpeace με σκοπό την προώθηση βιώσιμων επενδύσεων που ενισχύουν και καθιστούν πιο ανθεκτικές τις τοπικές οικονομίες. Η Genervest είναι μια επενδυτική κοοπερατίβα[1] που δημιουργήθηκε με την υποστήριξη της Greenpeace, και δίνει τη δυνατότητα πρόσβασης σε χρηματοδότηση με ανταγωνιστικό επιτόκιο. Σκοπός είναι η ουσιαστική στήριξη του θεσμού της ενεργειακής δημοκρατίας και της κοινωνικά δίκαιης ενεργειακής μετάβασης,[2] μέσω της κάλυψης ενός χρηματοδοτικού κενού που εντοπίζεται και αφορά σε μικρότερα έργα καθαρής ενέργειας ιδιαίτερα στο τοπικό επίπεδο. Η Greenpeace...

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How we got here

How we got here

After many months of preparation during which many experts and experienced people have helped us, Genervest is here for those who want to invest responsibly and for those who are looking for financing to carry out their own project.

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Project Ilectra

Project Ilectra

Ilektra is the first Greek-made “smart” electric scooter that Elias, a former structural analyst on the Force India Formula 1 team, and his team designed. It is here to help make our cities "greener" and with your help it will hit the roads this year.

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Atlas Citizens

Atlas Citizens

This pilot project is a 1 MW solar park developed by Anastasia and her team of farmers and developers in Central Greece. They joined forces to “contribute to the transitioning to a decentralised, fairer and more sustainable energy system.” With your help it will be implemented next year and their vision will spread across the region!

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GOOD ENERGY

GOOD ENERGY

“Creating an energy community is a win-win situation! The Good Energy project consists of 8 solar farms that will provide 7.8 MW of clean energy to its members!” says Nektarios, co-founder of HeliosRes a leading company in Photovoltaic and Hybrid energy systems. With your help it will be fully functional next year!

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