Community engagement

Engaging local communities is a central part of why makes community energy is unique and brings so many benefits. Encouraging and facilitating participation from local residents and stakeholders is vital when developing your project - see this How To page.

Once your organisation is up and running or you've completed a project, community engagement shouldn't stop - it's important to continue the impact your organisation can have and helping generate the momentum you'll need to create and implement new projects. 

Behaviour change is an important part of getting people involved. Understanding individual and group motivations and drivers is essential for developing strategies to encourage participation.

Resources to help engage and educate communities:

Video Resources