Edinburgh has made an important step towards meeting its ambitious target of a 42% reduction in carbon emissions by 2020, whilst simultaneously ensuring community involvement and social benefit. This is courtesy of the exemplary work of the Edinburgh Community Solar
Cities and local communities could soon be sourcing their own energy online following SmartKlub’s successful feasibility study for a “Local Energy Marketplace”. The study, funded by InnovateUK, shows that it is technically feasible to bring willing buyers and sellers together
SmartKlub’s mission is: Switching cities on to new, collaborative ways of powering themselves There is much depth behind this simple statement that I will unpack over the next few blogs. For now I want to focus on one aspect: the collaborative term.