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Community energy still in the dark over its future

In a dark and stormy year, one sunny news story has been the continued growth of solar power around the world. It’s now coming in cheaper than coal and gas in the sunniest parts of the world, and prices are still dropping in the UK too. 311 more words

Climate Change

Voices from SA: CORENA leadership builds community power projects

South Australia is among a group of global leaders with a high proportion of renewable energy generation. Solar homes and wind farms will soon provide 50 percent of the state’s electricity needs. 1,476 more words


Democratic Money and Capital for the Commons

With David Bollier, Pat Conaty co-edited a report on how different democratic money and co-op capital systems can be united earlier this year. David worked for years with… 453 more words

Monetary Reform

Engaging young people in community energy - ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

‘Did you see the weather forecast? Looks like there is snow down to low levels…’

When Marianna Markantoni asked me to help organise an event as part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Sciences, one thing we did not anticipate was the possibility of snow in early November. 789 more words

First micro-scale community wind power project in North Karelia

Jakokoski community established a 20 kW wind power plant in October 2016 as a LEADER co-financed project to provide power for the observatory and a community building. 175 more words

Five reasons why we need a broader set of voices to shape our energy transition

The electricity market is a unique complex beast. When we discuss how it must change, it is easy to get drawn into technical issues that rely on detailed knowledge of how the system works. 1,082 more words

Community Energy

Free Energy Advice event

Balsall Heath is our Planet, a local charity, is offering free energy advice.
What changes can you make at home to save heating, electricity and water? 82 more words

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