From 20th March 2017, the Odgen rate of discount has been reduced from 2.5% to -0.75%. The discount rate reflects Read More
Setting up a Community Renewable Energy project can seem daunting. We’re here to help.
Our Handy Tips for Community Renewable Energy Groups is designed to help you make sense of all the insurance requirements during each stage of your project. Plus, we are happy to offer our advice to community renewable energy groups – just call and speak to one of our friendly team who will be happy to answer all of your insurance related questions.
Supporting bodies and partners who will be able to help you
Stephens Scown Solicitors can advise on all legal aspects of your community project.
RegenSW have a specific communities membership programme to help through each stage of your project.
Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) CSE are responsible for administering the DECCs Urban Community Energy Fund (UCEF). UCEF is a £10 million fund provided by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and provides the development risk capital for renewable energy generation projects in urban communities across England.
WRAP WRAP are responsible for administering the DECCs Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF). RCEF provides up to approximately £150,000 of funding for feasibility and pre-planning development work for renewable energy projects in rural communities across England.
Community Energy Coalition The Community Energy Coalition is a group of trusted and influential civic society organisations and sustainable energy experts, working to help enable communities take control of their energy.
Community Energy England Community Energy England represents and supports those committed to creating the conditions within which the community energy sector can rapidly scale and grow across the country.
The Rough Guide to Community Energy is a free website resource, essential for those looking to set up a Community Energy Project.