The SMART Fintry project, funded through the Scottish Government’s Local Energy Challenge Fund, aims to test and prove a new way to purchase electricity that’s cheaper and greener. How? It will do this by enabling the residents of Fintry to buy their power directly from nearby renewable energy generators – without the need to change supplier or add any additional cables or wires. We’re working on the project with Fintry Development Trust (FDT), which was formed to help make Fintry a sustainable rural community. Since 2007, FDT have encouraged and helped hundreds of homes and businesses to install renewable energy and energy efficient technologies. We’ve been designing community tariffs for a long time, so it makes sense for Good Energy to be the supplier for SMART at Fintry. We’ll be offering a low-cost, local renewable energy tariff to the residents of the village, worked out through the virtual linkage of their energy consumption to the electricity produced by nearby renewable generators.
Good Energy 30th June 2016 read more »