The UK government has today announced a £90 million investment package for projects focused on reducing emissions from heavy industry and homes.
A national strategy could ‘kick-start’ a community energy revolution, with the potential for schemes to generate up to 5.3GW.
Co-op Energy has launched the first tariff that uses entirely community sourced power, in order to support decentralisation efforts and local schemes it says.
Current± talks to Andrew Cooper, the Green Party’s energy spokesperson and councillor for Kirklees representing the Newsome Ward in Huddersfield, about supporting onshore wind, encouraging investment and enabling community energy.
In an effort to develop an all-inclusive energy system, the Energy Networks Association’s Open Networks Project has launched a series of ‘Community Energy Forums’.
Octopus Energy and Co-op Energy have agreed a significant strategic energy partnership which will Octopus take on more than 300,000 additional customers.
Stephen Cirell discusses the trend for crowdfunding local authority energy projects, and how they could help councils decarbonise more efficiently.
Distribution network operator Electricity North West (ENW) has launched a new £75,000 community energy fund.
The British public is in favour of a significantly decarbonised, decentralised energy system and wants the government to support the transition to such a system, a new survey has found.