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10:10 invite you to sign a big petition to hit the desk of the new enrgy minister the day they are appointed, asking them to give communities the right to supply local energy for a fair price.

Community energy is developing rapidly in the UK but faces serious threats from tax changes and moves by the Financial Conduct Authority. Write to your MP. Full briefing...

West Solent Solar Cooperative is aiming to raise £2.2 million through a share offer, to build a community-owned solar farm on a 12 acre old gravel-pit site near the sea in Lower Pennington, Lymington.

Today (27 Jan) the Government has  published the UK’s first ever Community Energy Strategy.  The strategy sets out the role that communities can play in helping to meet the UK’s energy and climate change challenges, including supporting a

Hampshire Renewable Energy Co-operative Limited has been formed to maximise co-operative and community ownership of new renewable energy generation in the county, and to provide an information about all aspects of renewable energy.

How do you earn your small town 180,000 euros a year?

A brilliant talk by Howard Johns who set up a community-owned solar power project on the brewery roof in Lewes.

This WinACC briefing outlines some of the ways communities can gain funding for community renewable power projects, and where to go for more information.

The PURE Community Energy Fund has been set up to help non-commercial organisations overcome the high initial cost of buying and installing renewable energy technologies. 

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This section is about large scale renewable energy schemes. If you are looking for information about renewable energy in your home, please go to our Home Energy section.

Community energy

Local communities could break the domination of the Big Six energy companies by generating their own power and supplying it back to local people.

Local communities could break the domination of the Big Six energy companies by generating their own power and supplying it back to local people,

There's no doubt that 'People Power' can transform a community, when keen volunteers come together to collectively improve their lot.

But what happens when People Power can be measured in watts and volts?

An overview of the independent generation market in Great Britain.