Community Energy

The idea of community energy is a great one – communities setting up co-operatives to control their own energy supply. This item in the news today, with an MP giving out about the big 6 energy companies…

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/25/camerons-climate-envoy-blames-big-six-energy-firms-for-green-deals-failure

…brings to mind George Monibot’s rant last month on how the government is holding back community energy schemes:

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/25/camerons-climate-envoy-blames-big-six-energy-firms-for-green-deals-failure

Basically, unfortunately, it looks like these schemes have a lot of barriers to overcome.

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