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Blog
Energy communities could be a great opportunity to support system optimisation, reduce emissions and retain customers in an increasingly competitive supply market. However, beyond a few trials and pilots, most initiatives have failed to deliver enduring benefits. There is a need to reframe the narrative around the real needs of the community. Regulators, service providers...
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Whitepaper
This whitepaper was originally published in November 2021 and was updated in March 2022. The current response to the energy crisis can be characterised as short term and tactical, largely focusing on: Trying to limit the effect of wholesale energy price rises on customers’ tariffs Securing new and additional sources of natural gas and fossil...
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Whitepaper
The UK housing market is expected to grow to around 300,000 homes annually by 2030. To deliver this level of growth whilst simultaneously meeting our net zero targets, we will need to apply a wide range of technology and business model innovations. Energy Communities are seen as an integral part of this transition. Microgrid as...
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Whitepaper
As the European grid transitions to new energy, it is becoming more complex and volatile. We are becoming increasingly dependent on a resilient electricity system for mobility, heat and home working. Conventional approaches to resilience are often costly and polluting; innovative alternatives including microgrids are being already being explored and encouraged by regulators across Europe....
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News
Can Energy Communities fund the energy transition? Against the background of the worst recession in the last three centuries, the EU ambition to deliver a trillion-dollar infrastructure investment initiative seems ambitious. It raises one simple question. Where is the money going to come from? And the answer? Maybe from you! Find out more about how...
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Blog
There’s a famous saying, “never let a crisis go to waste”. The current energy crisis – while having a terrible impact on many customers – gives the energy sector a golden opportunity to get in shape for the energy transition. The crisis, being felt to different degrees across Europe, is a consequence of several unrelated...
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Webinars
Most people are familiar with Local Energy Systems such as energy communities which address the needs of households. This webinar will explore the opportunities for Local Energy Systems in the C&I sectors and will present case studies showcasing examples of C&I Local Energy Systems. It will illustrate different applications and business models such as energy...
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Webinars
Local Energy Systems have the potential to provide resilience in a number of ways. Microgrids are well known for their ability to maintain energy supplies in the event of grid failure even during natural disasters, and can also support the wider energy system. Energy Communities on the other hand whilst not necessarily providing physical resilience,...

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