Communities of Practice

Financing Community Renewables

Financing community renewables projects provides one of the major challenges facing community energy groups. Whilst communities are looking at funding via local share offers or debt finance the days of grant funding capital projects seems to be long gone. CEPF's Community of Practice provides an opportunity for members to collaborate around approaches to working with communities to help overcome the challenges of securing third party investment.

Communities and Green Deal

The onset of the Green Deal raises a number of questions for community energy groups including, what role can communities play in the delivery of the Green Deal? Is it possible to generate local income streams that can help communities build capacity?