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Comparing the costs of commercial and social enterprise: an empirical comparative analysis of the renewable energy sector


In many countries there is growing debate over the merits and disadvantages of widespread civic engagement with energy generation and the role of different ownership models in the renewable energy transition. 1,328 more words


End of the community energy dream?

One of the few positive aspects of the Coalition government between 2010 and 2015 was its apparent commitment to community energy, and its first ever official community energy strategy promised a future in which there would be genuine government support for a community energy revolution that would radically change the energy market in this country. 556 more words


Local, clean, green: The new generation

The following is a piece about Australia’s varied community energy sector that I wrote¬†for ReNew Magzine while completing my internship with the Alternative Technology Association.

Solar Energy Day in Balsall Heath

This is another chance to learn from Balsall Heath, on Saturday 18th July 2015. We shall share our knowledge about the costs and benefits of solar panels. 59 more words

Balsall Heath

The Anafon community hydro is now marching down the mountain

Its been a few months since I reported on the progress of the Anafon community hydro. The contractors are great, the weather has been superb and all is well with the world. 120 more words

National Trust

Community Energy - pathway to a different energy future

I’ve recently been awarded a Churchill Fellowship* to investigate ‘Governance and Community Energy’ and this post aims to explain what on earth that might mean. 1,054 more words

Climate Change

Big Texas City Will Soon Be Powered Entirely By Wind And Sun

Texas has always had a big reputation for so much hydrocarbon power in the ground. But even during low priced bonanza¬†with shale oil and gas, fossil fuel bidders were not prepared to match 20 year contract terms offered by wind and solar suppliers, already the winners y’all!

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