Future Models for Community Energy

Future Models for Community Energy

I recently attended a workshop on Future Models for Community Energy hosted by Community Energy England and Power To Change. There are a number of successful community energy cooperatives in the West Midlands, that receive little or no recognition for their work on...
Gloucestershire Gateway Trust

Gloucestershire Gateway Trust

Gloucestershire Gateway Trust – a groundbreaking partnership between a retailer and local communities – with implications for the way cooperative retailers work with communities.   Recently I went on a study visit to the Gloucestershire Gateway Trust.  ...
Alternative Finance – Could the past inform our future?

Alternative Finance – Could the past inform our future?

When people think about the economy, one thing that springs to mind is banks and money. And any attempts to shift the economy to work better for people and places, is going to have to consider how the finance system could work better. Recently I attended two events...