About community energy:


A guide by the Department of Energy & Climate Change aimed at local groups who are interested in setting up a community energy project.


First ever Community Energy Strategy published by a UK government. It sets out the role that communities can play in helping to meet the UK’s energy and climate change challenges.


Information about the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) Scheme and how to apply. The tariff rates for FITs are calculated by Ofgem based on legislation set by the Department of Energy & Climate Change and are listed in tariff tables published on this website.


First State of the Sector Survey. This landmark report has collected a vast amount of data on community energy generation, energy savings and CO2 reduction projects in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


About renewable energy:


The Renewable Energy Association works with government departments, agencies, regulators and NGOs in order to secure the best regulatory framework for expanding renewable energy production in the UK. The technology page on their website provides concise information on various forms of renewable energy, including solar, wind, hydro and more.


The Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) tracks the annual development of renewables worldwide. The GSR is the most frequently referenced report on renewable energy market, industry, and policy trends.


The International Renewable Energy Agency’s resource website is a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable energy.