Business

Business

Innovative local energy businesses are aiming to benefit communities, customers and the environment by supplying clean, affordable and flexible energy to a mix of households, businesses and public facilities. New business models are required, including energy services customised for different groups and sectors; peer-to-peer energy trading; and, municipal and community energy.

In this research we will be mapping the UK's current local energy business sector and working with practitioners to understand what changes are needed to accelerate innovation in finance and business models for smart local energy systems.