It’s no secret that we, as a nation need to drastically change the way we consume fossil fuels. Add in the instability of the current energy market and the effect this is having on people’s pockets. We need to seek new ways to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels for the sake of the planet, and our pockets.
Although the Government has a strategy for its UK 2050 net zero target, there is a lack of clarity on how this applies to residential energy and there is no clear strategy for the decarbonising of our homes by 2050. Community energy groups are decentralising the approach to decarbonisation by putting power into the hands of local people.