Community-funded renewable energy inspiration!

Transition Town Totnes’s Energy group has recently offered everyone in Totnes and the 15 parishes surrounding Totnes (and only those people) a share in their energy future with a public offer of shares. Read all about it here:

Could this be a model we could learn from in Leicester to develop renewable energy through local investment?

Another useful example is the case of Sustainable Hockerton in Nottinghamshire, which has installed a community wind turbine after a share offer to local people:

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