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Community energy

Save our solar – make our community voice heard

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

Join the Community Energy Revolution!

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

Food waste disposal – a local community solution

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

Obama pleads for Paris climate change deal

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

Ethical Investment – is it for me?


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

Free solar with community benefits

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 still at a record low

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