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Community owned wind farms have paid their communities 34 times more than commercial counterparts according to a June report produced by Aquatera Ltd on behalf of Point and Sandwick Development Trust. The report compared nine community owned and four private wind farms in Scotland and found that returns from the community owned wind farms average £170,000 per installed MW per annum, far exceeding the community benefit payment industry standard of £5,000 per installed MW per
A message from All Energy and Dcarbonise – 18 – 19 August 2021 – SEC Centre, Glasgow All-Energy is at the core of the UK renewable and low carbon energy community. We bring together business, academia and government to share expertise and inspiration, forge partnerships, accelerate projects and generate business. Now in its 20th year, All-Energy has become a catalyst for innovation, opportunity and shared progress towards a prosperous and sustainable net zero, enabling users
We the Power is a film (approx. 35 mins) about the citizen-led community-energy movement in Europe and the visionaries lighting the way. The film was created by the Patagonia company. ‘We the Power’ is also the theme for Community Energy Fortnight, a programme that will run 14 – 27 June – keep a look out on our social media platforms for more information over the coming weeks. Whether your community has already experienced the benefits
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Community owned wind farms have paid their communities 34 times more than commercial counterparts according to a June report produced by Aquatera Ltd on behalf
The report, produced by Community Energy England, Community Energy Wales and Community Energy Scotland, and launched today, illustrates the progress of community energy in the
Community Energy (CE) Fortnight provides a platform for those interested in community energy to share information, raise your own community group’s profile, launch your own activities, start discussions – whatever helps you in the CE field. So, we are encouraging communities, individuals and organisation of the community energy sector to get involved.
We are delighted to announce that Community Energy Scotland are one of two Scottish partners supporting the Outer Hebrides in a multi-national research project putting
We the Power is a film (approx. 35 mins) about the citizen-led community-energy movement in Europe and the visionaries lighting the way. The film was
Scotland’s Climate Assembly is made up of over 100 citizens from all walks of life tasked with examining expert evidence and agreeing recommendations for tackling the climate emergency in a fair and effective way. The interim report, laid in the Scottish Parliament on 24 March 2021, sets out 16 goals agreed by consensus, and calls for bold and urgent action now.
Orkney’s northern outer isles communities now have access to a handy car club site near the ferry terminals at Kirkwall pier, so they no longer