Community renewables could lose out in Energy Bill

Small scale renewable energy projects run by communities could majorly lose out because of the Energy Bill. Experts believe the Contract for Difference proposed in yesterday’s draft Bill could give larger energy generators an unfair advantage by giving them more payments for the energy they make. This presents a real danger to community-led projects, according […]

Communities unconvinced by Green Deal, report says

The Green Deal must get local communities involved in cutting energy or risk failing, according to a report backed by MPs. Environmental thinktank Green Alliance also said local communities are unconvinced by the Green Deal with concerns the fuel poor won’t get enough support. The thinktank’s report out yesterday is based on workshops in November […]