Fancy getting your hands on a bit of lovely solar or wind power, while making friends and sticking it to the big energy companies? Course you do.

So, er, why isn’t community energy more of a thing in the UK? Is it the fault of that nasty ol’ Government?

In our first ever Babble panel chat, we meet Emma Bridge, CEO of Community Energy England; Leonie Cooper, Labour’s lead on Environment in the London Assembly & chair of the Environment Committee; and Andy Hunt from Bury Community Hydro. Crikey!

Also, listen to the end for the sound of two adults watching a bridge go up.

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