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The National Lottery Community Fund is putting their money where their mouth is!

They are committing £75 million to help with the cost of living crisis over the next year, with a focus on energy and climate.

Energy Local and the value of communities are recognised by TNL as vital ingredients in the strategy towards net zero - read more in their blog below:

Stories | The National Lottery Community Fund

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New members join

We have had new members join Bridport, Machynlleth, Corwen, Crickhowell, Llandysul and Capel Dewi.

Energy Local featured in the Telegraph

Energy Local was featured in a Telegraph article 'We're not worried about gas prices - we make our own Energy'.  

Energy Local featured on Ted Talk

Energy Local featured in a Ted Talk from Felix Wright of Repowering London as one of the answers to the energy crises. 
Why are energy bills so high - especially when solutions are already here? In this powerful talk, Felix explains why our current energy system is failing and how the community energy model shows us a way forward.

"When was the last time you got to decide how much your electricity costs?"

Our energy system is broken - and this is how we fix it | Felix Wight | TEDxLondon - YouTube

Energy Local on the BBC

Energy Local featured on BBC News and BBC Wales Today with director Dr Mary Gillie highlighting how the Bethesda Club benefits the community, above and beyond saving money for residents.

We won a National Lottery Community Fund grant!

Energy Local CIC successfully applied for a grant of £400,000 to expand and roll our model out across Britain. The Energy Local model makes power truly local, benefiting the community’s economy whilst decarbonising the power system. Read the attached press release for more details.

Press Release (EN)

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