COMMUNITY ENERGY SYSTEMS
Community energy is based on low carbon renewable heat and power. It is produced locally and distributed via a heat network or private wire. Because it is produced close to where it’s needed, community energy reduces transmission losses and, over the longer term, lowers the cost of energy. It enhances communities by providing decentralised, locally generated, energy solutions that are “Smart”, Low Carbon & Secure.
Dr Patrick Keatley, University of Ulster, Energy Policy & Infrastructure,
Community led, low carbon energy transformation and disruption through engagement and the role of society in behavioural changes needed to redefine ...