30 Apr '18, 9am

Can mini-grids solve sustainable energy access?

The challenge for community energy is to plot a path to sustained growth. Whether through innovative funding models such as "corporate outcomes buying," redesigned commercial models for solar installations or the "boosting" of returns through applications of new technology (such as blockchain-enabled peer-to-peer trading or solar plus battery), community energy must evolve to survive. Just as the energy industry as a whole in the U.K. is undergoing fundamental change as the system transitions to a decentralized, renewables-based model, community energy also must adapt in order to provide sustainable energy access to customers and to unlock economic value for community projects.

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