What has happened to progressive ideas on energy policy?  Politicians seem to be locked in a rhetorical battle to go further and further backwards. There’s talk of a windfall tax which...

Did you forget to send a Father’s Day gift? Fear not, I have the very thing.  This brilliant idea could save you from a year of repentance and might even win...

The conclusion of the government’s consultation on planning guidance for onshore wind farms in England has thrown up some significant changes.  Here are my initial thoughts: – the idea of discounts...

Originally posted on Inside track:
This post is a version of a longer essay which first appeared in Making it mutual: the ownership revolution that Britain needs, recently published...

An influential report has provided damning evidence of the Welsh Government’s lack of progress on community energy. Published today, the Second Annual Report of the Climate Change Commission for Wales  highlights...

Connecting communities to their local renewable power supply seems to me to be one of the best ways to achieve a popular green revolution. Bottom-up action is always the most effective...