The conference will hear from expert speakers on a range of topics which will be of interest to anyone who is interested in future development of energy co-operatives in Scotland.

The conference will be of interest not just to people with a professional interest in this area, but also to individual members of energy co-operatives, and those with a general interest in the subject.



Full details of the conference programme and speakers can be found on the Eventbrite page, but the topics will include:

  • The growth of the energy cooperative movement in the UK and Scotland
  • Case Studies from Edinburgh Solar Co-op, and a community hydro project
  • The potential for the energy cooperative movement, and the future regulatory framework
  • Community empowerment and community planning – new opportunities for community energy
  • Scottish policy on energy cooperatives and future support for the community energy movement
  • Future opportunities for cooperative energy across the UK
  • Energy4All’s perspectives for support and development of the community energy cooperative movement

When and Where

When: 16th Oct, 9.30am – 3.30pm

Where: Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation


Free places at the conference are available to all energy and other co-operatives, community energy groups, NGOs, other community groups. Individual members of those groups are also welcome to book free places.

You can book places on the Eventbrite page for the conference at:


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