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Local Energy Challenge Fund Showcase

Read about how our first ever Local Energy Challenge Fund Showcase went. It took place on 15th February at the fantastic venue The Academy on Ingram Street in Glasgow. Around 90 delegates attended the busy day.

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Draft Scottish Energy Strategy - join in the conversation!

Scotland’s draft Energy Strategy was published in January, setting out the Scottish Government’s vision for the future energy system in Scotland for the period to 2050.

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CARES Conference 2017

The annual CARES Conference 2017 - 26th/27th April - Stirling

Key speaker: Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Scottish Government

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Local Energy Challenge Fund Showcase 2017

The Local Energy Challenge Fund is holding its first showcase event, where you can hear from current and completed projects.  

Key speaker: Sue Kearns, Head of Energy Deployment, Scottish Government


Local energy projects receive £600k from Infrastructure and Innovation Fund

Seventeen projects across Scotland have been offered a share in grant funding of over £600k of funds from the Scottish Government. These projects will investigate and develop approaches which link local energy generation with local energy demand, using innovative distribution and storage solutions.

Shared Ownership PODCAST

The latest podcast from Jennifer and Laura and this time it's all things Shared Ownership. Tune in, keep the conversation going at #localenergytalks @localenergysco 

Community Energy Fortnight!

Who keeps the lights on? Podcast #2

Laura and Jennifer's Local Energy Talks for Community Energy Fortnight 2016!

Local Energy Talks Podcast LIVE!

To celebrate Community Energy Fortnight this year we will release a podcast a day all about Local Energy.


Broom Power Hydro Achieves Funding Target

A community share offer by Lochbroom Community Renewables (LCR) has achieved its £900,000 funding target on Sunday a few days ahead of the offer closing date on 31 August. 

Shared Ownership Networking Event

On the 7th of September we will be hosting a networking drinks event in Edinburgh to explore the financing of Shared Ownership projects.

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