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Lights out on community energy projects

Lights out on community energy projects | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it

This Friday signals the end of growth in the UK’s thriving/fledgling community energy sector. It’s the last day claims can be made for tax relief on investments in community renewables and the last in a series of blows by Westminster...

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Triodos Renewables Community Benefit Fund

Triodos Renewables Community Benefit Fund | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it

The Triodos Renewables Community Benefit Fund provides grants to community buildings close to our project sites. The funding supports energy improvements in those buildings and raises awareness of energy issues in the communities they serve.

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The Renewable Energy Hub

The Renewable Energy Hub | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it

The most comprehensive source of renewable energy information and home to the largest community, renewable energy product marketplace and installer listings in the world.

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Locally-Controlled, Renewable Energy Championed As Key To Climate Justice - CounterCurrents.org

Locally-Controlled, Renewable Energy Championed As Key To Climate Justice - CounterCurrents.org | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
CounterCurrents.org Locally-Controlled, Renewable Energy Championed As Key To Climate Justice CounterCurrents.org "We urgently need to decrease our energy consumption and push for a just transition to community-controlled renewable energy if we are...
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Local Energy Scotland - Local Energy Challenge Fund

Local Energy Scotland - Local Energy Challenge Fund | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES). £20m fund. See: http://t.co/O77M02rIHm
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Legislation and Finance for community ownership of renewable energy across Europe | P2P Foundation

REScoop 20-20-20 in cooperation with Co-power and the European Union organises a conference on legislation and finance for people’s ownership of community renewable energy across Europe.
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COMMUNITY ENERGY: REPORTS AND GUIDANCE

COMMUNITY ENERGY: REPORTS AND GUIDANCE | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
MT @SSNscotland: Guidance on model legal frameworks for citizen-owned renewable energy from ClientEarth http://t.co/KvsyYCPypt #energy
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First PPA price comparison site for renewable energy generators goes live - Greenwise Business

First PPA price comparison site for renewable energy generators goes live - Greenwise Business | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
First PPA price comparison site for renewable energy generators goes live Greenwise Business The first online price comparison service for Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) has launched, claiming it could earn independent renewable energy generators...
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Community Energy England concerned over possible community feed-in tariff U-turn

Community Energy England concerned over possible community feed-in tariff U-turn | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
The UK’s leading news portal for all solar power, solar thermal, energy efficiency and feed-in tariff information.
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Company launched to help North East communities build their own wind turbines

Company launched to help North East communities build their own wind turbines | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
The social business, Community Renewable Energy, CoRE, organised the installation of the turbine working along with Berwick Trust (RT @jnlbusiness: Community Renewable Energy launched to help local communities build their own wind turbines:
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Funding boost for local renewable energy projects

Funding boost for local renewable energy projects | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
More than £500k has been secured by 30 local renewable energy projects across the UK as the first recipients of investment from the Government's Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF).
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Oxford City Council signs pioneering investment deal with renewable energy firm - Greenwise Business

Oxford City Council signs pioneering investment deal with renewable energy firm Greenwise Business A pioneering local green energy partnership will see over £2 million go towards community-owned renewable projects in Oxford.
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Rise in independent renewable energy schemes in Scotland

Rise in independent renewable energy schemes in Scotland | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Independent renewable energy schemes in Scotland generated about £234m-worth of power last year, says new report. ("Rise in independent renewable energy schemes in Scotland" feat.
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Community energy ‘much bigger’ than industry expects, claims Ed Davey

Community energy ‘much bigger’ than industry expects, claims Ed Davey | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it

Community energy projects will play a much bigger role in the future energy landscape than Whitehall, Westminster and the renewables industry has expected, former energy secretary Ed Davey has claimed.

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Scottish communities get GBP 10m/year from renewables projects - SeeNews Renewables

Scottish communities get GBP 10m/year from renewables projects - SeeNews Renewables | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it

December 30 (SeeNews) - Scottish communities now receive more than GBP 10 million (USD 14.8m/EUR 13.6m) a year from onshore renewable energy projects ranging from large-scale wind farms to small-scale hydro schemes, the Scottish government said...

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Global Community Must Follow Scotland’s Climate Change Lead

Global Community Must Follow Scotland’s Climate Change Lead | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Scotland’s Environment and Climate Change Minister, Dr Aileen McLeod, has said that the international community must match Scotland’s world-leading climate change ambitions to tackle global warmi
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Community hydro stirs in Scotland - reNews

Community hydro stirs in Scotland - reNews | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
reNews Community hydro stirs in Scotland reNews The scheme on Forestry Commission land north-west of Callander village in Perthshire aims to generate around 1,300,000kW hours of energy per year. When fully operational it is expected to deliver ...
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Invest in local energy | Low Carbon Hub

Invest in local energy | Low Carbon Hub | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Spread the word (Become part of community renewable schemes in Oxford by investing in the Low Carbon Hub - http://t.co/skw59q6vpa)
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How a Renewable Energy Project in Denmark Created a Balance of Power

How a Renewable Energy Project in Denmark Created a Balance of Power | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Making the transition from worldwide dependence on fossil fuel to greater use of renewable energy is challenged ("how a smart-grid project in Denmark is putting power back into hands of community...awareness of energy efficiency"
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FCA putting renewable energy co-operatives at risk, says Labour - Blue & Green Tomorrow

FCA putting renewable energy co-operatives at risk, says Labour - Blue & Green Tomorrow | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Blue & Green Tomorrow FCA putting renewable energy co-operatives at risk, says Labour Blue & Green Tomorrow “Community-owned green energy projects – which enjoy widespread government support – are a crucial and growing component of the United...
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Tesla, Patents, EVs, and Renewable Energy > ENGINEERING.com

Tesla, Patents, EVs, and Renewable Energy > ENGINEERING.com | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
The announcement that Tesla Motors is releasing its patents has brought a buzz to the electric vehicle community, but what about its impact on the ren...
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Balcombe's close encounter with fracking has a silver lining

Balcombe's close encounter with fracking has a silver lining | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Joe Nixon: Being the village at the centre of a national debate on energy production has made us think about our own responsibility (RT @nodashforgas: .@bennybravo83 Balcombe's leading the way on community-controlled renewable energy!
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RenewableUK | Shared Ownership

RenewableUK | Shared Ownership | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Renewable UK consultation on community/commercial shared ownership. Good discussion papers http://t.co/DFZCR3clIz #ActEnt
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New fund sees £300000 to support clean energy projects in Cornwall communities - Blue & Green Tomorrow

New fund sees £300000 to support clean energy projects in Cornwall communities Blue & Green Tomorrow Energyshare is a renewable energy community, with River Cottage as one of its founding partners.
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Jonathon Porritt: Community energy is becoming a force for real change

Jonathon Porritt: Community energy is becoming a force for real change | Community renewable energy | Scoop.it
Community Energy England and developments in cooperative energy offer great potential for generating wealth, says environmentalist (Jonathon Porritt: Community energy is becoming a force for real change http://t.co/cRS75DCCTp...
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