A distributed energy future for the UK


IPPR looks at how designing and creating a bottom-up, decentralised and distributed energy system can meet the energy needs of the great majority of citizens with their ‘fuel’, benefitting themselves and their community, and the global community as well (by avoiding the worst effects of catastrophic climate change). It will be an energy system that is more resilient, more engaging of citizens and more appropriate to the challenges of the next century, while making the most of the local energy assets that the UK deploys to secure its energy future.

To begin that task, IPPR sets out a vision of what such a system might look like.

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