The Voice of the Community Energy Sector

Community Energy England was established in 2014 as a not for profit organisation, set up to provide a voice for the community energy sector and help create the conditions within which community energy can flourish.

Who We Are

Community Energy England represents and supports those committed to the community energy sector. Community energy includes the delivery of community renewables, energy efficiency, demand reduction and energy supply projects.

More about what we do

Community Data

We recently completed the most in-depth, first of its kind survey of the community energy sector in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. This culminated in the landmark State of the Sector Report.

The State of the Sector Report

Membership Benefits

We provide a clear voice for the sector that makes the case for change and helps create clarity within the sector for new entrants by linking, signposting and filling gaps. We represent communities at the national level, influencing decision makers and informing the energy debate.

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Latest News

First-of-its-kind platform launches in bid to boost community energy’s role in achieving UK net zero emissions targets

First-of-its-kind platform launches in bid to boost community energy’s role in achieving UK net zero emissions targets

05/12/2019

PowerPaired will ‘matchmake’ UK community energy groups and owners of lan …

UK Power Networks are tendering 170MW of flexibility in March 2020

UK Power Networks are tendering 170MW of flexibility in March 2020

05/12/2019

UK Power Networks have committed to tendering 170MW of flexibility in& …

Ashton Hayes Going Carbon Neutral Project – creating climate  ripples for 15 years

Ashton Hayes Going Carbon Neutral Project – creating climate ripples for 15 years

04/12/2019

To celebrate the pioneering Ashton Hayes Going Carbon Neutral project turning 15 …

The mechanics behind small scale hydroelectric power generation

The mechanics behind small scale hydroelectric power generation

03/12/2019

There are 26 community-owned hydropower plants in England & Wales. In 2018, they …