Social Innovation for Community Energy


Organised by Low Carbon South West

Register online, here.

With Jon GethingDirector of Low Carbon Gordanoas our lead speaker, we look at the recently completed Moorhouse Solar Farm and the lessons learnt through this pioneering project. Following this case study the day will consist of presentations, workshops and discussion with a range of experts from across community energy development. These in-depth sessions have been designed to increase understanding and promote collaboration, with a view to building new, innovative community energy projects.

Additional Speakers confirmed:

  • Peter Andrews, Mongoose Energy – Enabling community projects
  • Mark Collinson, WRAP – The Rural Community Energy Fund and DECC and Defra’s commitment to Community Energy
  • TLT Solicitors – The legal landscape for energy projects
  • Steven Gough, Western Power Distribution – distributed generation and alternative connection


There will also be the opportunity for smaller discussions with professionals at various stages of project development with details to follow. The day will run from 9:30am to 3.30pm with lunch provided and will be followed by networking and refreshments.

This event is for existing and emerging community energy projects looking to make new connections and those interested in establishing projects, as well as businesses and organisations working across the CE supply chain and those interested in collaboration.