We support the work of different regional agencies who help to harness local community energy groups. These organisations include regional community hubs, Distribution Network Operators and Local Energy Hubs, all of whom operate over similar but sometimes overlapping areas. 

Regional Hubs

Distribution Network Operators

CEE works with Distribution Network Operators in England on research projects, events, identifying opportunities and challenges for community energy organisations and support mechanisms.

Distribution Network Operators who are members of Community Energy England are:

Local Energy Hubs

CEE works closely with the BEIS Local Energy Team who have representatives located across the country. They are responsible for energy projects that are led by local organisations (public, private, third sector) for local benefit. This includes all aspects of collective action to reduce, purchase, manage and generate energy are included within ‘local energy.’