Community Energy Scotland unveils The Fishermen Three, its community wind farm
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We are Scotland's national community energy charity

Next Steps in Community Energy

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

Next Steps in Community EnergyIn the context of the post-COVID-19 recovery, the ongoing Climate Emergency and slow progress

in the decentralisation of the energy system, this paper highlights the need for community energy
to be seen as an activity which is essential for the large-scale integration of renewable energy
into the system. It starts with our ‘vision’ of what we are aiming for when we speak of ‘community
energy’ and then works through what we see as key areas requiring action to achieve it.

Read a summary of Next Steps in Community Energy, or view the full paper.

Community Energy Futures

Helping communities understand the changing energy system and develop low carbon, locally owned energy projects

Community Energy Futures is an exciting new programme designed to help community groups across Scotland understand the coming changes in the UK energy system and provide them with the knowledge and support to develop innovative renewable energy projects of their own with their local communities. Find out more on our Community Energy Futures website.

Community Energy Futures

Commercial Services

Our Community Energy Scotland Trading subsidiary provides commercial consultancy services and develops joint ventures.

Aerial view of turbine under construction (courtesy Prelec Ltd)The 'Fishermen Three' is our own 7.5MW joint venture wind farm at Hoprigshiels in the Scottish Borders.

CES Trading also developed and operates a micro wind turbine portfolio in the Western Isles.


Community Support

Are you interested in developing a renewable energy project to benefit your community but don’t know where to start?

Are you struggling to find the time to move a project forward?

We offer a unified project management service to community groups and members.

We have 400 Community Members across Scotland. Find who's near you by exploring the interactive map.

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Community Energy Scotland, Highlands and Islands Social Enterprise Zone, 67A Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU
Registered Scottish Charity (No. SC039673), and company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland (No. SC333698)
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