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The Community Power Fund case studies

The Harbury Future Energy project

Harbury Energy Initiative

Location: Warwickshire
Energy/power type: Onshore Wind
Community Power Fund

The Harbury Future Energy project needed to purchase and erect a wind data monitoring and recording device for them to gain more accurate estimates of potential energy generation.

Southill Community Energy

Southill Community Energy

Location: Oxfordshire
Energy/power type: Solar PV
Community Power Fund

Southill Community Energy (SCE) requested funds for the purchase and installation of cattle fencing at Southill, to allow conservation grazing on the southern portion of the site.

South East London

SELCE

Location: South East London
Energy/power type: Mixed
Community Power Fund

SELCE is committed to fighting fuel poverty amongst the most vulnerable residents in South East London. They will use the money to produce two films; one explaining how they can support clients struggling to pay their fuel bills and another explaining how to fit light measures.

Wind Turbine - Younity Community Power Fund

Awel Aman Tawe

Location: Swansea
Energy/power type: Onshore Wind
Community Power Fund

Awel Aman Tawe wanted to develop an online education resource pack for teachers, youth groups and home educators on renewable energy, co-ops and low carbon solutions to climate change. Where better to invest the Younity Community Power Fund?

Solar and wind turbine image

Brighton Energy Co-op

Location: Brighton
Energy/power type: Solar PV
Community Power Fund

Creating opportunities for school leavers and graduates to learn about running an environmental business? That's a cause Younity just had to help. Our Community Energy Fund allowed young people to learn about sustainable energy, whilst being fully paid for seven weeks of full-time work.

Sheep grazing at Southill Community Energy

Southill Community Energy

Location: Oxfordshire
Energy/power type: Solar PV - Ground mounted
Community Power Fund

Blending sustainable agriculture with solar energy... what could be better? Southill Community Energy wanted to enable sheep grazing within the solar farm, to replace the system of mowing which is carbon intensive and compacts the ground.