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Key organisations

Across the Hub region, there are many key organisations working in the sector of local energy.

Useful links are provided below:

  • Association of Public Service Excellence – Energy
    •  APSE Energy is designed to bring councils together to share information, ideas, resources, best practice, and to support local energy projects.
  • Aura Innovation
    • Aura Innovation is a consortium that promotes the activities of the offshore wind sector, identifying opportunities to innovate and collaborate and to find solutions for challenges within the industry.
  • Community Energy England
    • Community Energy England is an advocacy group acting on behalf of actors within the energy sector, with its membership comprising of over 280 community energy organisations. The organisation provides a lobbying function to central government, and also provides opportunities for providers to collaborate and share.
  • Energy Saving Trust
    •  A respected and trusted voice on energy efficiency and clean energy solutions working alongside households, businesses and government towards a smart, decarbonised, decentralised energy system.
  • Energy Systems Catapult
    •  Energy Systems Catapult provides technical, commercial and policy expertise to drive innovation across the whole energy system.
  • Energy Efficiency Association
    •  The Energy Efficiency Association is a UK based trade association set up in 2018 to help coordinate communication and collaboration within the field of Energy Efficiency.
  • Gov.uk Climate Change Portal
    • If you’re developing business cases for net zero projects, the Office for National Statistics has developed a portal collating key datasets on the impact of climate change.
    • The dashboards provide detail regarding climate impacts across a variety of domains, including mean temperature, emissions and environmental impact.
    • You can access the data portal at the link above. The layout and content of the portal remain under development so any feedback is welcome.
  • Net Zero Go
    • Net Zero Go is a tool created by the Energy Systems Catapult providing one-stop-shop support to local authorities looking to deliver energy projects, including business case writing and portfolio development. 
  • North East Climate Coalition
    • A cross-sector initiative bringing the region together to tackle climate emergency, reverse ecological collapse and deliver an urgent and just transition.
  • Yorkshire and Humber Climate Coalition
    • The Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission is an independent advisory body set up to bring actors from the public, private and third sectors together to support and guide ambitious climate actions across the region.

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