Good Energy and Power for People have called on MPs to support the Local Electricity Bill, in an effort to spark a community energy revolution as part of new campaign. The law would create a new ‘Right to Local Supply’, allowing communities to sell locally generated electricity directly to local households and businesses. As MPs return to Parliament, Power for People – an NGO focused on community clean energy – together with the supplier have urged them to back the pair’s Community Energy Revolution campaign for the Bill. Currently, it is only possible to purchase electricity from nationally licensed utilities, and the cost and complexity of registering as such means it is impossible for small, local generators to compete.
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