Department of Energy and Climate Change webpage sets out the Governments approach to community energy and contains some useful links.
Community Pathways website offers practical advice on setting up a community energy scheme based on real working examples.
PlanLoCal webpage provides a good general introduction to community energy.
The Rough Guide to Community Energy downloadable version
Hydropower: A guide for you and your community provides a clear overview on setting up a hydro power scheme.
Regen SW provides a good overview of setting up a community energy project and provides information and advice on the various technologies available.
Department of Energy and Climate Change information on Feed-in-Tariffs
Department of Energy and Climate Change information on the Renewable Heat Incentive
Community Shares website backed by the Department for Communities and local Government offering advice on how to set up a community share offer scheme.
Department of Energy and Climate Change webpage actions to stimulate rural economic growth
FSE Community Generation Fund a nationally available fund created to provide a catalyst for community-owned renewable energy infrastructure
Community Energy Peer Mentoring Fund £0.5million fund designed to help new groups working on community energy projects. Fund open from the 15th November until noon of the 12th December 2013
Legal and planning
Centre for Sustainable Energy advice on finance and legal issues associated with community energy projects
Department for Communities and Local Government Planning Portal advice on all aspects of the planning process