Next Generation Community Energy Peer Mentoring programme – Get Involved!

​The Next Generation Community Energy Peer Mentoring programme will support up to 40 community energy groups in England to help them share their learning and experience.

In the first phase of the Next Generation Community Energy Peer Mentoring programme we are looking to recruit 10 passionate and enthusiastic individuals to participate in the programme as mentors and share their knowledge and experience.

They anticipate the mentoring will be on a 1 to 4 basis i.e. 1 mentor and 4 mentees. Mentoring will be based around the topics identified in the match making process in order to maximise the reach of the programme and enhance the conversations.

The mentoring sessions will take place between March and September 2021 however the pace, number and length of sessions will being flexible and client-led. Guidance and tips will be provided on how to run the mentoring sessions including the dos and don’ts around providing advice. They will also providing funding for up to 4 days of peer mentoring support @ £350 + VAT per day for mentors to co-ordinate and lead the sessions.

Get Involved

In this first phase they are recruiting up to 10 passionate and enthusiastic community energy mentoring organisations. You will be keen to share your knowledge and experience and each mentoring organisation will work with a cohort of up to 4 other community energy groups.

You will be:

  • From an established community energy group who has developed new innovative projects

  • An individual, sole trader or consultant with specific community energy technology expertise ideally with first-hand experience of developing ‘post-subsidy’ community business models

  • From other organisation such as a local authority, parish council etc. with expertise in the community energy sector

  • Based in England

Click here for more details and to apply to be a mentor.