Solar Energy



After our first year in the community energy sector, we penned a piece for Business Green on how the industry (and government legislation) has changed in the past year and what needs to happen for it to grow further – with this came a first look at why we will be launching a supply business later this year.  To […]

The community energy company Mongoose has today announced it will launch an energy supply business, opening to customers before the end of the year. The launch will see Mongoose become the UK’s first supply company that is majority owned by community energy groups. JW Bode, CEO of Mongoose said: “This is a first for a […]

Why are Bee Populations Declining? For some time now we’ve been seeing headlines in the press talking about bee population decline. The reasons are many, but human action plays a key role in all of them. The continuing spread of farmland and the simultaneous destruction of wildflower meadows that support bee populations, the widespread use […]

If you’re considering producing your own renewable electricity or investing in community energy one of the most important factors you need to learn about is the feed in tariff system. The feed in tariff, also known as FIT, is the system of subsidies the government pays to producers of renewable energy to encourage investment into […]

If you’re a regular reader, you know that we’re crazy about everything solar and green. Our particular focus is usually community energy, but there are many alternatives out there that are equally legitimate and important to the equation of building a more environmentally minded society and a healthier world for all of us to live […]

Lesley Bennett is the director of Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy (WWCE), a very successful community energy organisation and a member of Mongoose Energy. You might recognise Lesley because she let us use a picture of her for our ‘Your Green Energy SOS‘ campaign that finalised very successfully yesterday. Read on to learn more about her, the community energy group she leads, as […]