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UNLOCK-PV - Analyse des Potentials von gemeinschaftlich finanzierten PV-Anlagen zur Beschleunigung der Transformation des Schweizer Energiesystems

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Community photovoltaic (CPV) enables individuals to participate in the energy transition via small investments into solar power plants. Currently a niche sector, the potential of CPV to finance the energy transition can be unlocked with offers that reach beyond early adopters, appealing to a mainstream audience (potential adopters).
The proposed project aims to gain a holistic understanding of the potentials and barriers to CPV by combining three compleinentary perspectives:
- Expert interviews with CPV providers and an analysis of the Swiss and EU CPV market generate an overview of challenges for mobilising small private investments (WP1).
- Surveying early adopters provides insights into their motivations and decision-making processes (WP2).
- WP3 tests experimentally which offers appeal to potential adopters.

WP4 will synthesize all insights with practical expertise from our industry partners (advisory group) and provide evidence-based recommendations for policymakers and CPV providers.