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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.

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Call for new low carbon generation

Apr 2021

Younity are excited to see that the government has taken the recommendations of the independent Climate Change Committee (CCC) Sixth Carbon Budget on board and have confirmed a statutory target to cut UK territorial emissions by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels, expected to become enshrined in law by the end of June 2021.