The People, Power, Planet Partnership (PPPP) was formed to assess, document and share the experiences and lessons of community energy developments across Canada and beyond, with the goal of increasing the level of awareness and rate of implementation of such projects nation-wide.
Community energy projects can generate many positive outcomes, serving many local, provincial and national objectives:
Despite these many potential benefits, community energy proliferation has grown at a relatively slow rate. The reasons most commonly cited for this slow rate of uptake are:
This website will be used to share our findings and tell the story of community energy and renewable energy successes in Canada.
This project is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.