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Community Energy Accelerator

Accelerate your Community Energy project with funding support from Younity.


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About Community Energy Accelerator

Launched in collaboration with Octopus Energy and Midcounties Co-Operative, the Community Energy Accelerator is here to help plug the funding gap for community energy projects.

With £1.5m of funds available, this bridging loan is for projects across England, Scotland and Wales who are building and managing local renewable generation to benefit the local community while creating more cheap, green energy.


“Community energy projects play an important role in bringing more cheap, green energy closer to communities who’ll benefit. Launching this Accelerator is hugely exciting as it’ll unleash the sector’s potential, tap into growing demand for home-grown green power, and lower bills.”

Zoisa North-Bond, CEO of Octopus Energy Generation

Find out more about Younity and our other projects, including the PowerShare initiative, which aims to give everyone the opportunity to directly invest in community energy projects through their domestic energy bills.


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Complete this form to register your interest in applying for Community Energy Accelerator.

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Are you a member of an existing community energy group?