The Bill, if made law, would empower local communities to sell locally generated clean energy directly to local customers by establishing a statutory Right to Local Supply. This is currently impossible because of the huge setup and running costs involved in doing so.
The ultimate result of this would be:
- Local communities and businesses could buy their electricity from a local energy company
- Building more local renewable energy would be financially viable
- Communities would benefit from the revenues that new local energy supply companies would generate, such as more local skilled jobs, energy efficiency schemes and investment in local facilities
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