CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Community energy UK and is for news and comment in that context. Image: Visitors at a Westmill Solar Co-operative Open Day at Westmill Solar Park, June 2012. Attribution: Ben Cavanna
  • Locals in this British seaside town could revolutionise green energy – if the government lets them, Rebecca Willis, professor of energy and climate governance at Lancaster University, (Jul 18, 2023)
  • Pumping hot: inside Britain’s first heat pump village, (Jul 12, 2023)
  • Rooftops can provide over half our solar energy targets, report shows, (May 23, 2023)
  • Wind is main source of UK electricity for first time, BBC News (May 11, 2023)
  • Why Britain’s rivers could be one solution to the energy crisis, (Feb 27, 2023)

2022[edit | edit source]

  • The cost-of-living crisis is bringing out a lot of cooperative and collective innovation - especially in Wales, The Daily Alternative (Nov 17, 2022)
  • Bristol's forthcoming solar-powered film studio will be driven by the biggest star of them all, The Daily Alternative (Oct 31, 2022)
  • The tallest wind-turbine in England, built by a community network full of agency, in one of Bristol's most deprived areas, The Daily Alternative (Apr 23, 2022)
  • How Stroud council is encouraging renewables in its Local Plan, (Mar 09, 2022)
  • Who owns Britain’s underground heat? Answering this could help slash energy bills and carbon emissions, The Conversation (Feb 16, 2022)
  • A startling UK map showing how much we use land for animal agriculture - and how much solar is crowded out, The Alternative UK (Jan 24, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

As COP visits Scotland, some are speaking out about how the people's ownership of renewable energy could be much better, Nov 7[1]

A people-powered legacy: community hydro on the River Thames, Oct 26...[2]

2020[edit | edit source]

Community-generated green electricity to be offered to all in UK.[3] Jan 12

News sources[edit | edit source]

News, Microgen Scotland

See also[edit | edit source]

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