Project aims to put clean energy into community hands

A £40 million investment partnership has been launched to help communities take ownership of clean energy sources across the UK. The collaboration between independent trust Power to Change and investment group Big Society Capital aims to move up to eight existing solar farms into the hands of local communities over the next year. The scheme […]

£1m for renewable projects in deprived communities

A carbon reduction charity has received investment worth £1 million for renewable energy initiatives in deprived communities across the country. PURE – the Clean Planet Trust provides low interest loans for community projects to help them set up small-scale energy schemes through its ‘Community Energy Fund’. It enables community organisations to install renewable technologies that […]