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Advice and Support for Local Community Projects

We encourage proactive relationships with community energy establishments and energy hubs. We partner with several third parties in Scotland and England providing advice, support, and funding to customers seeking to start a community energy project. These groups work with organisations and their stakeholders to support the development of local, renewable energy.
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Contact and Escalation Guides, Connections Meetings, and Videos

Need to speak to someone? Have a look at our Contact and Escalation guides to find the appropriate person. We have one for our Northern Scotland (SHEPD) license area and one for our Central Southern England (SEPD) license area. 
 
You can also book a meeting with us to discuss your project. See our Connections Meetings leaflet for more information. 
 
We also have a YouTube channel where we post useful videos on processes as well as our recorded webinars.
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Contact and Escalation guides

  • Resilient Communities Fund

    Our Resilient Communities Fund was set up in 2015 and operates across our regions in the north of Scotland and central southern England. Its core aim is to help communities become more resilient in the face of storms, severe weather and prolonged power interruptions.

  • Community news

    Find out the most recent news on the work we're doing in communities across central southern England and northern Scotland.

  • Social Constraint Management Zone - Process Report

    The aim of the Social Constraint Management Zone (SCMZ) trials is to provide an easily accessible route for ‘communities’ in the Coxmoor Wood and Drayton areas to receive benefits for reducing peak demand by time shifting electricity consumption or reducing overall demand.

  • Social Constraint Management Zone – Community Flex Brochure

    Download the Community Flex brochure which provides an overview of measures that businesses and communities can take to support this, and remuneration that is available from us and other sources.

  • ENA Storage Guide

    We collaborated with Regen SW and all Distribution Network Operators to produce two guides that have been endorsed by the Energy Networks Association (ENA).

  • ENA Community Innovation Guide

    We collaborated with Regen SW and all Distribution Network Operators to produce two guides that have been endorsed by the Energy Networks Association (ENA).