Community and local energy

Community and local energy

Forging links with the sector in our region.

On these pages you will find information to help you understand community and local energy and how we are supporting the sector in our region. 

If you are new to community and local energy you can view our what is community and local energy section below and see case studies of projects, the State of the Sector report for our region and find the link to our guide what is community energy.

You can also find a link below to read about how we are supporting community and local energy and in particular our events, annual funding for projects, quarterly newsletters and regulation and policy updates, our Community and Local Energy strategy and annual reports which set out our commitments to the sector. 

If you are developing a community and local energy project we encourage you to get in touch with us a soon as you can.  We’d love to hear your plan and if your project will need a grid connection we can arrange a surgery session with our connections engineers.  See the 'developing a project' link below to find out more about our services.

If you'd like to apply for our Powering our Communities Fund, find out more here.


                                                 Powering our Communities video



What is community and local energy?

Our guide to community and local energy, our latest state of the sector survey report and case studies from our projects.

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Supporting community and local energy

Find out more about the resources we offer to support the sector including our strategy, events, newsletters and our seed fund.

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Developing a project

All the guidance and support you need to develop your community energy project and connect to our network.

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