Welcome to the How To section of our website.

Here you will find lots of information, advice and resources about a wide range of topics related to community energy. The aim is for you to work through the Guide in sections that are relevant to you. Topics covered are to help groups just starting out in community energy, as well as more experienced practitioners. Some introductory quick action links are also available here:

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Final thank you 

We remain grateful to Westmill Solar Co-operative and Friends Provident Foundation for generous funding to help with creation of How To. We also thank the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and MCS Charitable Foundation for funding to update these pages in 2022-2023.

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