Finding project opportunities

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Shared Community Ownership

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All about shared community ownership under the Community Energy Strategy's voluntary protocol

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Finding projects to participate in


Finding project opportunities

The Taskforce report places the onus for finding partners on the commercial project developer as shown here.

We believe that many community organisations will wish to be more pro-active, so the sponsors of this website have developed:

Online resources

Two of the 'intermediaries' listed in the Taskforce report have collaborated to develop this website and offer online services to match relevant projects to established community energy groups. The links to these resources are given on the right.

The CEE service in England already had 30 experienced community groups registered by the end of 2014 as has started to make links between projects and prospective parties.It is a fully confidential service - see a summary of how it works here.

If your community wants to partner in shared ownership projects, register here.

If you are a developer:

  • to find suitable community partners, register here; or
  • register your projects for compliance with the protocol here