Siward Zomer is an expert on local sustainable energy. He is president of both ODE Decentraal and De Windvogel. The first is the Dutch federation of energy cooperatives and the latter is an energy cooperative with 3300 members and 4 windturbines. He is also involved in REScoop,eu, the European federation of groups and cooperatives of citizens for renewable energy in Europe. Siward will give an update about the social and democratic changes the energy transition encompasses including the democratization of investments in renewable energy.