Pixie Chart of the week | Community energy in 2018: mixed messages

Community Energy England (CEE), a not-for-profit organisation which is the voice of the community energy sector, launched its State of the Sector 2019 report at an event on 22 June, coinciding with the start of community energy fortnight.

Our chart this week illustrates that communities raised £2.3mn in development funding and £40mn finance during the year, over half of which was loans. However, installed capacity was the lowest since CEE began records in 2016, with just 7.92MW installed. Furthermore, 42% of groups reported that at least one project had stalled or failed during the year.

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