Energy Saving Trust Foundation


Energy Saving Trust Foundation is a charity that aims to accelerate the growth of community energy. As a part of the Energy Saving Trust group, the Foundation is able to draw on over 20 years experience of local activity on energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable living. Through research, piloting and information exchange we aim to help the community energy sector to increase its impact on carbon emissions and improving the sustainability and affordability of energy in the UK and beyond.

Our activity includes:

Research into the impact and experience of community action on energy efficiency and fuel poverty
Leading a partnership to establish the Community Energy Hub
Developing new tools to support local energy advice
Working with local authorities to support and partner with community energy
Convening roundtables between community, private and public sectors to discuss the role of community energy in our energy future


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4 years ago  /  edit reply

See below for our New Year Blog on Community Energy. 2015 was a tough year for everyone in the sector, lets make 2016 a better one.