Communities - News Bulletin

Bulletin: 22nd August 2013

Bulletin: 19th August 2013

Communities near energy projects need higher incentives, says Tory MP (Guardian)
Tim Yeo says significant cash benefit should go to communities affected by fracking wells, wind turbines and solar farms

Church 'out of touch' on fracking (London Evening Standard)

Bids to construct four solar farms spark angry reaction (Oxford Times)


Bulletin: 15th August 2013

Bulletin: 12th August 2013

How important is the Co-op Bank’s withdrawal from renewable energy investment? (Blue and Green Tomorrow)
This week the Co-operative Bank revealed it is halting new investment in renewable energy, removing one of the main sources of funding for independent and community projects.

Scotland has the most inequitable land ownership in the west. Why? (Observer)
Relevance for renewables ownership

Reclaim the power! A call to action against energy austerity (Red Pepper)
A left wing view on popular energy ownership


Bulletin: 8th August 2013

MPs: Community renewables projects need more support (BusinessGreen)
Report calls for subsidy mechanism covering projects between 10MW and 50MW to help schools and small businesses benefit from green energy

POLL: Minister warns of 'monstrous desecration' of countryside (Western Morning News)
Debate hots up on SW solar

Campaign group backing solar farm plans (Southampton Daily Echo)
Group gets behind projects in the South


Bulletin: 5th August 2013