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Evaluation of the Next Generation programme for Community Energy – innovation

Published: 2022

Power to Change’s Next Generation programme aims to support the development of innovative business models for community energy businesses.  This evaluation report from CAG consultants summarises findings from Year 2 of CAG Consultant’s evaluation of the innovation programme.  Support and funding from the Next Generation programme …

Delivering Zero-Carbon Schools: A practical and innovative business model for the community energy sector

Published: 2022

Schools are at the heart of our local communities; they represent a quarter of public sector carbon emissions, so fully decarbonising their energy will be essential. While two-thirds of local authorities have declared a Climate Emergency, many do not have plans in place to tackle schools’ emissions. This report presents a new business mo…

Community Business Climate Action Programme Scoping Study Literature Review

Published: 2021

This rapid literature review was undertaken by CAG Consultants in late 2021 as part of a scoping study to inform Power to Change’s new Climate Action Programme under development. It takes a wide perspective of available data to provide an overview of development needs/opportunities, funding and support gaps for community businesses …

Towards resilience: Building energy systems with community at their heart

Published: 2021

COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus the fragile state and deeply interconnected nature of the critical systems we rely on for our health and prosperity. Our energy system is a case in point; the pandemic has underscored that existing top-down, centralised models of energy supply and management are not a good fit for the future.

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Next Generation case study: Crew Energy – enabling heat pump installations in London

Published: 2020

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Next Generation Community Energy – Interim Evaluation Report

Published: 2020

Power to Change commissioned CAG Consultants in May 2019 to evaluate the Next Generation Community Energy programme. This is the first interim evaluation of the programme. The programme aims to support the community energy sector in two ways: by bringing more solar farms into community ownership whilst maximising the financial, environmental an…

Next Generation case study: Plymouth Energy Community – developing affordable net zero homes through the use of an Esco

Published: 2020

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Next Generation case study: Nadder Community Energy- Partnership Models for an Electric Vehicle Car Club

Published: 2020

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Next Generation case study: Lockleaze Loves Solar

Published: 2020

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Next Generation case study: Green Fox – Zero Carbon Schools

Published: 2020

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Next Generation case study: Gloucestershire Community Energy Co-op

Published: 2020

The aims of the Gloucestershire Community Energy Coop (GCEC) are to enable local communities and individuals to take part in exciting renewable energy schemes across the county, and to encourage energy saving initiatives. By installing solar panels on community buildings, and developing suitable sites for wind and hydro schemes, we aim to give …

Next Generation case study: Chester Community Energy – FCA authorisation

Published: 2020

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