The Isle of Eigg launched an off-grid electric system powered by wind, water and solar in 2008 with direct investment from islanders, making Eigg the world’s first community to develop such a project. The National Lottery and the Highlands and Islands Community Energy Company partially funded The Heritage Trust to form a company, Eigg Electric Ltd. (partly citizen-owned), which would operate the new 1.6 million £ network.
Published on 30.06.2020
Published on 24.06.2020
Today, the European Commission and 14 EU Member States signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ensure the future of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Initiative.READ MORE