Urban Alternatives is launched by a collaboration of different actors which are united in their efforts to create a more democratic, just and sustainable world. This map seeks to highlight initiatives that work towards this goal. Proposal for initiatives not listed yet can be made directly on the website. This process is open to new collaborations.


Wolfhagen BEG

Democratic Remunicipalization

Wolfhagen BEG is a consumer cooperative that is co-owner of the Stadtwerke Wolfhagen, a municipal energy producer. It provides an outstanding example of what can be called a 'public-common' partnership, where a municipal utility is co-owned and co-governed by a cooperation between the public authority and a citizens consumer cooperative. It is thus an excellent example of what is called a 'just transition', not only contributed to increased energy efficiency and production of renewable energy, but democratizing both access and ownership.

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