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From Transition Stroud Community Energy Action Group

Amongst a range of proposals, Community Energy England is calling on Government to support community energy by:

  • Retaining the Feed in Tariff (FIT) generation and export tariffs for community energy projects – or introduce a modified ‘Community Feed in Tariff’.
  • Reinstating the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) to community energy projects
  • Extending the Contract for Differences (CfD) mechanism to sub-5MWe schemes and create a specific tranche for community energy generation projects, with a clear schedule of when rounds were to be announced.

See CEE’s submission to Government at:


Solar Trade Association
Open Letter: Maintaining Fair Payment for Exported Electricity


17 years left – That’s how fast the carbon clock is ticking
– The MCC carbon clock demonstrates just how much carbon can be released into the atmosphere if global warming shall be limited to 1.5°C, or 2°C with high probability. By selecting a choice of temperature targets and estimates, you can see how much time remains in each scenario.


Green Alliance, research findings: Why public engagement with climate change needs a rethink


Forthcoming IPCC report on 1.5 C (Summary for policy makers) mentioned below will be launched at the beginning of October: