Range of the Standard:
Available to other authorities
Character of the query:
Policy not
Type of participation:
Not normative projects


On 7 october, the government introduced the recovery Plan, transformation and Resilience, understood as a “ draft country ” that guides the modernization of the spanish economy, the recovery of economic growth and job creation, reconstruction, inclusive and resilient following the crisis of the COVID, responding to the challenges of the next decade.

One of the four fundamental pillars identified in the Plan is the ecological transition with digital transformation, social and territorial cohesion and equality frame the design of the recovery Plan, transformation and Resilience.

The Plan contains ten policies lever, among which are energy transition fair and inclusive agenda or the urban and rural areas and combating depopulation, containing a total of 30 components. Within the lever rural and urban agenda and the fight against depopulation, she drew attention to the line of action “ Plan for the rehabilitation of housing and urban regeneration ” that includes an energy transition plan for Spain stripped, which aims to promote, inter alia, the Local Energy Communities.

Adicionalmente, a finales del 2020 se publicó la Consulta pública previa dePublic consultation on Local Energy communities, which closed on 2 december 2020, and that was intended to obtain the views of groups and entities concerned about the approach for the transposition of european directives with content related to Energy Communities to Local spanish legal system, identifying priorities and major challenges as well as potential measures to be able to overcome them.

The right to access to energy is another basic feature of changing our energy model. Both the National Plan Integrated Energy and climate strategy and the long-term Decarbonisation are marked as its main objectives the putting citizenship in the heart of the energy system, setting out measures that contribute to the participation of citizens in the field of energy, the generation distributed and the development of local energy communities.

The recovery Plan will be implemented through various instruments available to the Public Administration to the effective mobilization of funds. In the case of Local Energy Communities, it is expected to guide the proceedings and tools to development projects involving the formation or whose promoters energy communities which could include electricity through renewable energy, for own consumption or for delivery, the production of heat and/or cold with renewable energy, draft distribution network of heat and/or cold, efficiency and sustainable mobility or recharge for electric vehicles.

In order to be effective and efficient deployment of the measures contained in the recovery Plan, the ministry for the Ecological Transition and the demographic challenge launches this expression of interest, for the purpose of identifying projects, initiatives or lines of action in the field of energy communities. The information collected will define the strategic lines of action in this area, with their corresponding funding mechanisms or other support mechanisms, as well as the technical parameters that govern the evaluation or selection of the proceedings.

No expression of interest or response to the consultation will not limit the possibility of submitting proposals in the eventual future convening. Therefore, participation does not create any right of access to potential funding that can be convened by the administration for the attainment of the proposed objectives, or any obligation on the administration.

Remission deadline

Deadline for submitting arguments from the day Friday, January 22, 2021 until the day Friday, February 26, 2021

Submission of allegations

The allegations may be referred to the email address:

The proposals and projects will refer to your email address necessarily completing the attached file, which may be supplemented by a report or additional documentation to provide relevant information. In any case, the papers would be a limitation of 10 pages.

Will only be considered responses in which the sender is identified. Will ensure the confidentiality of all information sent and the recognition of intellectual property.