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The real value of people power: New research project with the British Academy
22nd October 2015
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With renewables policy in a state of flux (I think that’s the polite way of putting it) it’s really important to make the case for community-based initiatives, which offer much more than megawatts – contributing to local regeneration, social cohesion and engagement in climate change. So I’m really pleased to be working with the British Academy on a project which really gets under the skin of these projects. Working with colleagues Pete Capener, of Bath and West Community Energy, and Neil Simcock at Lancaster University,¬†we’ll be delving into the all-important cultural factors which influence these projects, and seeing what the impact is on local communities. There’s more on the project on this blog for the British Academy.

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