Case studies give an insight into how projects operate and are invaluable for researchers and organisations looking to develop new projects. We are always looking for new case studies to share. Please contact us if you would like us to highlight your case study.
Our Community Energy Vision details where the sector could be by 2030 and demonstrates the types of projects that could get us there.
We work with Carbon Copy and the Net Zero Hubs to host case studies on the Carbon Copy site. The best way to view community energy case studies is by searching at the link below.
Our friends, members and partners host a wide range of inspiring case studies on their websites.
- Community Energy Scotland
- Electricity North West
- Energy Saving Trust
- Joju Solar
- Local Energy Scotland
- Northern Powergird
- Western Power Distribution
The list below details previous Community Energy Awards winners and case studies prepared by Community Energy England.
2019 Community Renewable Energy Project Award – sponsored by Co-op Community Energy
North Kensington Community Energy
2019 Community Energy Photo Award
Greater Manchester Community Renewables
2019 Collaboration Award – sponsored by Power to Change
2019 Community Energy Young Champion
2019 Community Energy Champion
2019 Environmental Impact Award
2019 Social Impact Award
South East London Community Energy
Community Renewable Energy Project Award
2015 winner: Chase Community Solar
Community Energy & Carbon Saving Award
2015 winner: Wey Valley Solar Schools Energy Co-operative
Local Authority Award
2017 winner: Oldham Council [see case study]
Commendation: Energise Barnsley - Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council [see case study]
2015 winner: Cornwall Council
2015 winner: Saddleworth Community Hydro
Community Energy Finance Award
2015 winner: Ethex
Community Energy Champion
2015 winner: Jon Hallé and Adam Twine
Community Energy Young Champion
Outstanding Contribution to Community Energy Award
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Community Energy groups are well placed to provide life-changing assistance to vulnerable households living in fuel poverty. This document explores the relationship between community energy groups and the alleviation of fuel poverty, including provides case studies.View Document
This 2015 report explored community energy. Interviewing 80 organisations on their capacity, schemes and community benefits.View Document