Zum Stand von Energiegenossenschaften in Deutschland: Aktualisierter Überblick über Zahlen und Entwicklungen zum 31.12.2014

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After the number of energy cooperatives had increased significantly in the past years, the boom ended last year. There are 973 energy cooperatives listed in the comemrcial registry at the end of 2014. In the year 2014, 66 energy cooperatives have been newly registered, out of which only 29 were newly founded in that same year. A vast reduction compared to 104 founded energy cooperatives and 172 registered cooperatives in 2013. Most of the start-ups of 2014 belong to the group of energy production cooperatives and the district heating cooperatives, both with around the same number.
Original languageGerman
Place of PublicationLüneburg
PublisherUniversität Lüneburg, Institut für Bank-, Finanz- und Rechnungswesen (IBFR)
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2015