Community building retrofits in Canada receive $3.2m funding

The Green Municipal Fund’s Community Building Retrofit initiative is providing the funding for 16 projects led by municipalities

HS2 Residents’ Commissioner appointed to deal with local concerns

Stewart Jackson will take-up the position, as the high-speed railway continues development

New free community for net zero

Network Net Zero will help your organisation and you, learn, engage and enjoy your net zero journey

Podcast: Decarbonising heat is difficult… but a Sussex village could hold the key

UK Power Networks and Community Energy South spoke to future Net Zero about the role Barcombe will play in delivering net zero

Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund hits £1.1m milestone

As part of the community engagement programme for Ørsted’s Hornsea One and Race Bank offshore wind farms, the fund supports local projects across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

Solar tech
Future looks sunny for UK’s largest community solar farm with finance deal

The Heart of England Community Energy solar farm has secured long-term finance from Triodos Bank UK

Community
UK fund manager helps community benefit group buy wind farm it operates

Social and Sustainable Capital has invested £1.4 million to help Resilient Energy Alvington Court Renewable buy a 500kw wind turbine in the Dean Forest

Vattenfall to buy power from ‘largest’ Dutch onshore wind farm

The 220 existing turbines at the Zeewolde wind farm will be replaced by 91 ‘larger and more powerful’ ones

Green ‘pollution barriers’ to fight toxic air in London schools

The project will cover 29 primary schools located next to some of the most polluted roads in the capital

Solar panel installation
US firm breaks 100MW community solar milestone

The projects allow people who cannot install panels to enjoy the benefits of solar energy