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Just Transition

Nov 2021

Our MD, Tom Hoines gives his thoughts on day 4 of COP26

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Glasgow Community Energy

Nov 2021

We sat down with Glasgow Community Energy to learn a little more about what they do, and their plans for the future.

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A voice of optimism from Sir David Attenborough, and thoughts from the opening day of COP26

Nov 2021

Tom Hoines,

Managing Director, Younity

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What is eco-anxiety and how can we deal with it?

Nov 2021

With talks of a climate crisis all around us - in magazines and on the internet, it’s no surprise that it is having a detrimental effect on the mental health of people across the world, especially young people and those being directly affected.



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The History of Community Energy - How It All Started

Sep 2021

Over the last two decades, we have seen a big rise in the number of community energy projects in the UK, with more and more projects being set up each year.  

You may have been following the community energy space for years or it may be all new to you. Whatever your knowledge of community energy is let’s take a look at where it all started. 

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Powering Communities Fund – August 2021 Winners

Aug 2021

Younity is delighted to announce the winners of the Powering Communities Fund most recent round of distributions.

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Key challenges for community energy

Apr 2021

By far the best thing about my role at Younity is the amount of conversations I get to have with community energy practitioners across the UK. You can’t help but be inspired when you hear of the work they are doing and how they are battling against an antiquated energy system in order to ensure the move towards a sustainable, low carbon future is equitable, operated by and for the communities in which they sit.