Current Work & Highlights
COP26 is about ambition and delivery that is sufficient to achieve the Paris 1.5℃ goals. The UK government has a huge focus on delivering a successful COP26. So, we can and must exploit the focus on COP and climate action, to get government recognition and support for community energy that is essential to achieving net-zero. CEE can’t do the government lobbying alone. We need our members, their elected representatives, and anyone interested to join the campaign.
- EAC Inquiry
The Environmental Audit Committee completed an inquiry into Community Energy, which culminated in publishing a strong Letter to the Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Kwasi Kwarteng MP with the subject: Removing the barriers to the development of community energy. It contains powerful advocacy for community energy’s importance and benefits. We are working to keep the pressure up, in a positive way, and ensure that these recommendations given within the letter are addressed.
- Benefits of CE
To support our Policy Asks, we continue to collect data and case studies that demonstrate why community energy is vital to the energy transition to net-zero and a good investment of government money in achieving it alongside multiple other policy aims and incidental co-benefits.
For short summaries of some of the areas where we are actively campaigning.
For policy documents and consultations that may be of interest to community energy groups or that CEE is considering making a response to.
For a record of the policy responses we have submitted and our position on subjects that are receiving the attention of legislators.