Switch2Energy and Cornwall Insight join Rewire-NW
Rewire-NW, which is led by community energy and sustainability charity Pure Leapfrog, has won a share of £21m of funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for 10 ground-breaking smart UK energy projects.
National Grid backs PowerPaired community energy platform
Sustainability charity Forum for the Future has launched a new online "matchmaking" platform to pair up community energy groups and the businesses or public sector organisations that own sites or buildings that could be at the heart of community-owned schemes.
Community energy powering thousands of homes, report shows
Community energy is powering thousands of homes in the South East, East of England and London, according to a newly published report into local generation with Community Energy England and Community Energy South.
A focus on community energy
Maxine Frerk, director at Grid Edge Policy and former senior partner networks at Ofgem, recently completed a report for the Scottish government on the regulatory changes needed to support community energy including looking at network benefits. Here, she discusses the project.
Innovation, technology & operations
Social media could create a brighter future for networks
Tools like Twitter and Facebook are not just new-fangled communications channels, says Freddie Tilbrook. They are an important element in the growth of collective consumer power - which will increasingly impact on network operations.