On August 27th, the Government announced a full-scale review of the Feed-in Tariff, or FiT, scheme that supports renewable technologies in the UK and has allowed community energy to flourish. The proposal is to dramatically cut the FiT, introduce… Continue reading
Harborough Energy has been set up to give residents in and around Market Harborough the opportunity to collectively invest in, and own, local renewable energy projects. We are now almost ready to launch our first community scheme.
In order to… Continue reading
- Drop in to Harborough Energy Summit for a full day of talks, Q and A sessions, peer to peer support and networking suitable for Businesses, Landlords and Investors at the Angel Hotel in Market Harborough from 7am-… Continue reading
Solar farm developer Public Power Solutions has collaborated with Mongoose Energy and Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy (WWCE) to develop what is claimed to be the first split-ownership community-commercial solar farm in the UK.
In April this year the government issued… Continue reading
Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a proven, well-tried and tested process that uses organic matter to produce biogas (renewable energy) and digestate (biofertiliser). AD provides a source of renewable energy, a method for recycling organic matter and a means of lowering… Continue reading
US President Barack Obama has called on world leaders to agree to cut carbon emissions at crucial talks in Paris later this year.
Speaking in Alaska, he said countries including his own were not doing enough to stop global warming.… Continue reading
The aim of every community owned renewable energy project is to make sufficient profits to pay investors a decent return, and to generate an income stream to invest in new Carbon saving projects while also giving a benefit to the… Continue reading
Ethical investment funds tend to take one of two approaches:
- Funds that avoid stocks that have a negative impact on the environment and its people – they tend to screen out companies involved in contentious sectors such as tobacco,… Continue reading
The new solar array on the Market Hall is coming on nicely. Harborough Energy is not involved in this one but we are looking for similar roofs on commercial premises, warehouses, community buildings and schools. Could your roof host… Continue reading
UK interest rates have been held at 0.5% again by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. Maybe its time to consider an ethical investment with an attractive rate of return. We shall be launching our first community… Continue reading