The government recently announced that it would be stopping support for community energy projects and substantially reducing its Feed-in-Tariffs for renewable energy:
Futures Forum: Britain's boom-and-bust in solar power >>> cutting the Feed-in-Tariff and cutting investment in community energy schemes
This has had a serious effect on projects:
Futures Forum: Balcombe: community-owned solar park brought to an end by government cuts: "either they haven't got a clue about business, or they are trying to destroy the community energy sector."
However, projects are still going ahead:
Futures Forum: Exeter Community Energy >>> solar power share offer >>> closes 27th November
Sidmouth's community energy project is also determined to forge ahead: