The government is nuking community energy: don’t let them get away with it. Tell the Government: Stand up for Community Energy Share Tweet Government policy is quietly wiping out community-owned renewable energy. Help us make sure they don’t get away with it. In recent years, the UK has seen an explosion in the number of energy projects owned by local people. From windfarms in Scotland to solar panels on tower block roofs in Brixton, local people are standing up to the big private energy companies and doing things for themselves. But the Government and their friends in the multinational energy companies are fighting back. Under the Tories, we’ve seen tax breaks halted, subsidies slashed, and red tape put in the way – all while the government continues to pump billions into to big coal, gas and nuclear. These changes have left the community energy sector on its knees. Dozens of schemes have gone bust in the past year alone, with others put on hold. It’s clear that we need to ramp up the pressure on the Energy Minister to stand up for this vital sector. Use this page to show your support and to help spread the word.