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Community Energy Fortnight 1st - 14th July


We are proud to support Community Energy England to promote Community Energy Fortnight 2024.

Over the next two weeks, we will be bringing you news and resources to highlight how community organisations are getting involved in community energy projects here in County Durham.

We would love to hear what you are doing around community energy in your community; to share your story please email 

Want to know more about community energy? Check out our information and resources below:

What is Community Energy?

Power to Change Video - What is Community Energy?

People Power Article - What is Community Energy?

Exploring community micro/minigrids as a pathway to decarbonisation

Please also see Funding and Resources for Community Energy Projects below. 

What are we doing to support Community Energy in County Durham?

Community Spaces

CBEEG Project - Greener Steps to make County Durham a Net Zero Place to Live

Understanding County Durham's Energy Needs

Funding and Resources for Community Energy Projects

Funding Opportunities


Local Community Energy Projects

Horden Minewater Project