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Sun set to shine on UK solar costs

Day 3 of our own solar installation at NBJ near Husbands Bosworth

The cost of energy produced by large-scale solar plants in the UK is set to fall to £40 per megawatt-hour by 2030, according to the latest findings by… Continue reading

Harborough Solar One Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of our Community Benefit Society, Harborough Solar One was held on 22nd November at the Angel Hotel.  The minutes of that meeting may be found on this website in the Governance pages.

It was… Continue reading

Solar tax hike for schools


The new hike in business rates on buildings with solar panel installations (#solartaxhike) is not a new concept and indeed the Solar Trade Association (STA) has been campaigning against this increase since the summer of 2016. In December 2016… Continue reading

A tenth of small businesses generate own power

More than one in 10 small businesses now generates electricity on site, according to new figures that underscore the increasing shift towards localised power production in the UK.

The Federation of Small Businesses said that 12pc of its members… Continue reading

An energy supplier league table is to be published

An energy supplier league table is to be published to increase transparency on the numbers of people on expensive standard variable tariffs.

  • new measures to help more households benefit from the UK’s competitive energy market
  • energy supplier league table to… Continue reading

Interested in local food and Drink?

Sustainable Harborough are building on their success with local food in the town. Work is underway to set up a community cafe in Market Harborough, to promote local food and drink.

A working group is coming together but they are… Continue reading