Welcome to a collection of case studies created by Community Energy England.

We have just published case studies for the 2019 Community Energy Awards winners. 

2019 Community Renewable Energy Project Award sponsored by Co-op Community Energy
North Kensington Community Energy

2019 Community Energy & Carbon Saving Award
Brighton and Hove Energy Services Co-operative
Carbon Co-op and URBED - People Powered Retrofit – highly commended

2019 Community Energy Photo Award
Greater Manchester Community Renewables

2019 Local Authority Partner Award sponsored by Power Paired
Bristol City Council 
Islington Council - highly commended

2019 Community Energy Finance Award
Power to Change 
Friends Provident Foundation - highly commended

2019 Collaboration Award sponsored by Power to Change
Riding Sunbeams

2019 Community Energy Young Champion
Nadia Smith 

2019 Community Energy Champion
Nick Rouse 

2019 Environmental Impact Award
Naturesave

2019 Social Impact Award
South East London Community Energy 

Below is a collection of previous award winners and case studies produced by Community Energy England.

Community Renewable Energy Project Award

2018 winner: The Schools’ Energy Cooperative Ltd [see case study]

2017 Winner: Gower Power  [see case study
Commendation: Energy Local [see case study]

2016 winner: Awel Aman Tawe [see case study]
Commendation: Ynni Anafon Energy

2015 winner: Chase Community Solar

Community Energy & Carbon Saving Award

2018 winner: C.H.E.E.S.E. Domestic energy loss surveys [see case study]

2017 winner: South East London Community Energy [see case study]
Commendation: Carbon Co-op [see case study]

2016 winner: Brighton & Hove Energy Services Cooperative [see case study]

2015 winner: Wey Valley Solar Schools Energy Co-operative

Local Authority Award

2018 winner: Suffolk Climate Change Partnership [see case study]

2017 winner: Oldham Council [see case study]
Commendation: Energise Barnsley - Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council [see case study]

2016 winner: Plymouth City Council [see case study]

2015 winner: Cornwall Council

Collaboration Award 

2018 winner: Energise Barnsley [see case study]

2017 winner: M&S Energy Society [see case study]

2016 winner:  Cyd Ynni [see case study]

2015 winner: Saddleworth Community Hydro

Community Energy Finance Award 

2018 winner: Mean Moor Wind Farm in partnership with Thrive Renewables [see case study]

2017 winner: Leapfrog Finance [see case study]

2016 winner: The Naturesave Trust and Naturesave Policies Ltd [see case study]

2015 winner: Ethex

Community Energy Champion

2018 winner: Jake Burnyeat [see case study]

2017 winner: Sonya Bedford [see case study]

2016 winner: Alistair Macpherson [see case study]

2015 winner: Jon Hallé and Adam Twine

Community Energy Young Champion

2018 winner: Jason Blanchard [see case study]

Outstanding Contribution to Community Energy Award  

2018 winner (by the suggestion of the judges): Energy4All (see case study)

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