Over the last year, Scene have been looking into the value and implementation of community energy projects in Oaxaca, Mexico - a resource rich region counterbalanced by economic deprivation and unequal politics.
Working with the Scottish Government's ClimateXChange Secreteriat to assess the comparative costs of community and commercial renewable energy projects in Scotland. The research outputs aim to influence future community energy policy in the UK.
Scene provided support for the ECCI's ongoing Smart Accelerator Programme. Specifically, Scene identified and matched international best practice relevant SMEs to the low carbon projects within the programme.
This project was commissioned to assist policymakers in supporting community investment in commercial renewable energy projects, and implemented in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh. Based on Scene's community energy database, a typology for business models currently facilitating shared ownership in the UK was developed.
This project aimed to characterize and assess the potential of the local energy market, in order to engage policymakers in its development.
In a collaboration with Edinburgh University, and funded by the ClimateXchange, Scene investigated the social factors which influence the success of community energy schemes in Scotland.
Energy Archipelago is a long term project that aims to put community energy in the public spotlight. The project involves development and expansion of a global and self-governed community energy portal that included project mapping, comparative statistics and communications functions.
This project involved development of a virtual monitoring and evaluation platform for easy overview of location and status of biodigester installations and participating households in Northern Cameroon.
Development of ICT solutions for overcoming maintenance and end-of-life problems related to renewable energy technology