2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Does the council have a scheme to allow residents to purchase renewable energy cheaply, through collective buying?

Question code
1.11
Section
Buildings & Heating
Topic
Renewable Energy purchasing schemes
Source
Volunteer Research
Question weight
Low

Criteria

Two tier criteria
Criteria met if the council is running a Solar Streets or equivalent collective energy buying project.

Additional points awarded if the council is running a Solar Together or equivalent project, such as iChoosr. Points awarded to any other scheme councils are doing that are on a similar scale to Solar Together.

Clarifications

If the project is being led by the County Council or a combined authority and all other councils in that area are involved too, then all those district councils will be awarded the points.

The project cannot be a trial project.

Marked using data provided by Solar Streets - https://solarstreets.co.uk/ and Solar Together - https://solartogether.co.uk/landing

Question performance

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0 points

62 district councils

1 point

4 district councils

2 points

98 district councils
CouncilScoreEvidence
Adur District Council2/2adur-worthing.gov.uk
Arun District Council2/2arun.gov.uk
Ashford Borough Council2/2kent.gov.uk
solartogether.co.uk
Basildon Borough Council2/2basildon.gov.uk
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council2/2basingstoke.gov.uk
Blaby District Council2/2blaby.gov.uk
leicestershire.gov.uk
Borough of Broxbourne2/2hccsp.org.uk
Braintree District Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Brentwood Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Broadland District Council2/2southnorfolkandbroadland.gov.uk
southnorfolkandbroadland.gov.uk
Cambridge City Council2/2cambridge.gov.uk
Page
solartogether.co.uk
Canterbury City Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
news.canterbury.gov.uk
Charnwood Borough Council2/2charnwood.gov.uk
Chelmsford City Council2/2citylife.chelmsford.gov.uk
Chichester District Council2/2chichester.gov.uk
City of Lincoln Council2/2bigcommunityswitch.co.uk
lincoln.gov.uk
Colchester Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
//www.colchester.gov.uk/sustainability/what-you-can-do/?id=&page=renewable--energy--and--energy--efficiency
Crawley Borough Council2/2westsussex.gov.uk
Dacorum Council2/2dacorum.gov.uk
Dartford Borough Council2/2dartford.gov.uk
Dover District Council2/2dover.gov.uk
Eastbourne Borough Council2/2lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk
East Cambridgeshire District Council2/2cambridgeshire.gov.uk
East Hertfordshire District Council2/2eastherts.gov.uk
Eastleigh Borough Council2/2eastleigh.gov.uk
East Suffolk Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Elmbridge Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Epping Forest District Council2/2eppingforestdc.gov.uk
eppingforestdc.gov.uk
essex.gov.uk
Epsom and Ewell Borough Council2/2epsom-ewell.gov.uk
news.surreycc.gov.uk
Exeter City Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Fareham Borough Council2/2planningpdf.fareham.gov.uk
Fenland District Council2/2fenland.gov.uk
Folkestone and Hythe District Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
folkestone-hythe.gov.uk
Gosport Borough Council2/2gosport.gov.uk
Link
hants.gov.uk
Link
solartogether.co.uk
Gravesham Borough Council2/2gravesham.gov.uk
Guildford Borough Council2/2democracy.guildford.gov.uk
Link
surreysgreenerfuture.commonplace.is
Link
solartogether.co.uk
Harborough District Council2/2harborough.gov.uk
solartogether.co.uk
Harlow Council2/2harlow.gov.uk
Hart District Council2/2hart.gov.uk
Hastings Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Havant Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Hertsmere Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council2/2hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk
Horsham District Council2/2horsham.gov.uk
Huntingdonshire District Council2/2huntingdonshire.gov.uk
Ipswich Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
bigcommunityswitch.co.uk
Lewes District Council2/2lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk
lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk
Maidstone Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
bigcommunityswitch.co.uk
Maldon District Council2/2maldon.gov.uk
solartogether.co.uk
maldon.gov.uk
Malvern Hills District Council2/2worcestershire.gov.uk
Melton Borough Council2/2melton.gov.uk
Mid Devon District Council2/2middevon.gov.uk
Mole Valley District Council2/2molevalley.gov.uk
molevalley.gov.uk
New Forest District Council2/2hants.gov.uk
North Hertfordshire District Council2/2north-herts.gov.uk
North Norfolk District Council2/2jobs.north-norfolk.gov.uk
North West Leicestershire District Council2/2nwleics.gov.uk
nwleics.gov.uk
Norwich City Council2/2norwich.gov.uk
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Oadby and Wigston Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Redditch Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
worcestershire.gov.uk
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council2/2reigate-banstead.gov.uk
solartogether.co.uk
Rochford District Council2/2rochford.gov.uk
solartogether.co.uk
warmhomesessex.org.uk
Rother District Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
rother.gov.uk
Rugby Borough Council2/2bigcommunityswitch.co.uk
Runnymede Borough Council2/2runnymede.gov.uk
Rushmoor Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
rushmoor.gov.uk
Sevenoaks District Council2/2sevenoaks.gov.uk
kent.gov.uk
South Cambridgeshire District Council2/2scambs.gov.uk
South Hams District Council2/2southhams-today.co.uk
South Kesteven District Council2/2bigcommunityswitch.co.uk
South Norfolk District Council2/2southnorfolkandbroadland.gov.uk
Spelthorne Borough Council2/2spelthorne.gov.uk
St Albans City and District Council2/2stalbans.gov.uk
Stevenage Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Surrey Heath Borough Council2/2facebook.com
solartogether.co.uk
Swale Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
kent.gov.uk
Tandridge District Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Teignbridge District Council2/2eastdevon.gov.uk
devonclimateemergency.org.uk
Tendring District Council2/2essex.gov.uk
Test Valley Borough Council2/2testvalley.gov.uk
Thanet District Council2/2thanet.gov.uk
Three Rivers District Council2/2threerivers.gov.uk
Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council2/2tmbc.gov.uk
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council2/2tunbridgewells.gov.uk
Uttlesford District Council2/2uttlesford.gov.uk
Waverley Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
news.surreycc.gov.uk
Wealden District Council2/2wealden.gov.uk
Welwyn Hatfield Council2/2hccsp.org.uk
West Devon Borough Council2/2devon.gov.uk
West Suffolk Council2/2westsuffolk.gov.uk
Winchester City Council2/2hants.gov.uk
solartogether.co.uk
Woking Borough Council2/2woking.gov.uk
Worcester City Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Worthing Borough Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
Wychavon District Council2/2worcestershire.gov.uk
Wyre Forest District Council2/2solartogether.co.uk
wyreforestdc.gov.uk
South Oxfordshire District Council1/2southoxon.gov.uk
Vale of White Horse District Council1/2solarstreets.co.uk
solarstreets.co.uk
Warwick District Council1/2solartogether.co.uk
warwickshire.gov.uk
Watford Borough Council1/2watford.gov.uk
Amber Valley Borough Council0/2
Ashfield District Council0/2
Babergh District Council0/2
Bassetlaw District Council0/2
Bolsover District Council0/2
Boston Borough Council0/2
Breckland District Council0/2
Bromsgrove District Council0/2
Broxtowe Borough Council0/2
Burnley Borough Council0/2
Cannock Chase District Council0/2
Castle Point Borough Council0/2
Cheltenham Borough Council0/2
Cherwell District Council0/2
Chesterfield Borough Council0/2
Chorley Council0/2
Cotswold District Council0/2
Derbyshire Dales District Council0/2
East Devon District Council0/2
East Hampshire District Council0/2
East Lindsey District Council0/2
East Staffordshire Borough Council0/2
Erewash Borough Council0/2
Forest of Dean District Council0/2
Fylde Borough Council0/2
Gedling Borough Council0/2
Gloucester City Council0/2
Great Yarmouth Borough Council0/2
High Peak Borough Council0/2
Hyndburn Borough Council0/2
Lancaster City Council0/2
Lichfield District Council0/2
Mansfield District Council0/2
Mid Suffolk District Council0/2
Mid Sussex District Council0/2
Newark and Sherwood District Council0/2
Newcastle-Under-Lyme District Council0/2
North Devon Council0/2
North East Derbyshire District Council0/2
North Kesteven District Council0/2
North Warwickshire Borough Council0/2
Oxford City Council0/2
Pendle Borough Council0/2
Preston City Council0/2
Ribble Valley Borough Council0/2
Rossendale Borough Council0/2
Rushcliffe Borough Council0/2
South Derbyshire District Council0/2
South Holland District Council0/2
South Ribble Borough Council0/2
South Staffordshire Council0/2
Stafford Borough Council0/2
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council0/2
Stratford-on-Avon District Council0/2
Stroud District Council0/2
Tamworth Borough Council0/2
Tewkesbury Borough Council0/2
Torridge District Council0/2
West Lancashire Borough Council0/2
West Lindsey District Council0/2
West Oxfordshire District Council0/2
Wyre Council0/2