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Climate Challenge Fund opens for applications

Organisations have until 28 August 2017 to apply. 

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Communities to get chance of stake in new hydro scheme

Renewable energy supporters get opportunity for a stake in an exciting new community hydropower scheme.


SSEN Engagement Day for Generation & Demand customers

Are you a Generation and Demand Customer of SSEN? 


Join the Local Energy Scotland team

Opportunity to join the CARES team at Local Energy Scotland

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Read our first ever Local Energy Market briefing

New newsletter for community groups 

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Thank you for coming to CARES 2017!

CARES 2017 was a huge success - and here's links to all the presentations, information and speakers' biographies. 

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COBEN Local Energy Plan Pilot

Call for interested communities to participate in developing local energy plans in the Highlands and Islands.

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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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