News from Regen SW
Community and localised energy supply can benefit consumers, renewable generators and network operators. However, there are still many commercial and regulatory barriers to selling the energy you generate directly to your local community. In the context of increasing grid constraints, we need to look at how local supply can help overcome this barrier. So where do we go from here?
Sign the 10:10 petition to buy your power direct from local wind, solar and hydro here.
Join us for the Community Energy Markets Conference, 25 June, Bristol.
This conference will address the next steps for community energy markets. We will examine what local supply projects are currently in place, what issues they have faced and how policy or regulation can help solve these problems.
- Policy overview and context
- Examples of local supply models
- How local supply can overcome grid constraints
- Fiona Booth, head of community energy, DECC
- Jeff Hardy, sustainable energy policy team, OFGEM
- Sonya Bedford, partner, Stephens Scown