The Voice of the Community Energy Sector

We are a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping community energy organisations create and implement new projects by advocating for a policy landscape that will support community energy and providing opportunities for community energy practitioners to connect, learn, share business models and help each other overcome obstacles. 

Who we are

We advocate on behalf of the sector and use our networks to help the sector grow.

Learn about our activities & impact

Community energy data

We lead annual community energy research and make the dataset available.

Read the State of the Sector Report 2021

Membership

Becoming a member helps get your organisation connected across the sector and shows your support for its growth.

Learn about membership and join us

New to community energy?

We've made a guide for those interested in how to get started with community energy

Learn more about community energy

Funding opportunities

We collate a wide range of funding sources for the community energy sector

Find funding for your organisation

COP26

COP26 is an opportunity to influence the UK government and show the world what community energy can do

Learn more and get involved
Exeter Community Energy named a finalist in the UK Social Enterprise Awards, recognising businesses which are transforming society

Exeter Community Energy named a finalist in the UK Social Enterprise Awards, recognising businesses which are transforming society

03/09/2021

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) has been shortlisted in the UK Social Enterprise …

IPCC Offers Narrow Pathway to Avoiding Climate Chaos

IPCC Offers Narrow Pathway to Avoiding Climate Chaos

10/08/2021

What is the IPCC?The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a transnational o …

Engaging with community energy, Helen Seagrave, Community energy manager, Electricity North West

Engaging with community energy, Helen Seagrave, Community energy manager, Electricity North West

28/07/2021

Talking to our customers and “stakeholder engagement” is key to our busin …

 Triodos Bank tops global table for financing of clean energy projects

Triodos Bank tops global table for financing of clean energy projects

26/07/2021

22 July 2021:  Triodos has topped a global league table for most clean …