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The Greater London Authority (GLA) recently published a draft Environment Strategy, Solar Action Plan and Fuel Poverty Strategy. The Mayor asked everyone interested to provide any feedback they had on the strategies. Pure Leapfrog's detailed response is here for anyone who wishes to read it.Read more
Congratulations to Leapfrog Finance who won the Community Energy Finance Award at the Community Energy Awards on Wednesday!Read more
A few words from Susanne Denison, TrusteeRead more
Pure Leapfrog is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Hanratty as the new CEO of Pure Leapfrog, replacing Alex Germanis who is stepping down after having served as CEO for over two years.Read more
As we announced back in March 2017, Alex Germanis has decided to resign his position as CEO of Pure Leapfrog. He kindly remained in position until the new CEO, Claire Hanratty, was in post.Read more
Community Energy provides environmental, social and financial benefits to communities. However, there is currently no tool that enables groups to accurately and comprehensively monitor and evaluate these benefits. Pure Leapfrog, in conjunction with SELCE, CEE and BSC have produced a report examining this lack of a M&E tool.Read more
Our most recent seminar explored lessons that UK Community Energy can take from other jurisdictions where there has been a withdrawal of government support or never was any support in the first place.Read more
Press Release 30th May 2017: Leapfrog Finance funds acquisition of two community solar projects by Empower Community Foundation from Pfalzsolar.Read more
LEAP, Pure Leapfrog's Local Energy Accelerator Platform is now almost two years old and we are continuing to update it to ensure that community groups get the best possible value for money on their legal costs.Read more
Our most recent networking event, on the 7th of March, explored the topic of Blockchain technology in community energy. The event was kindly hosted by Latham & Watkins and supported by Co-operative Energy.Read more
In trying to maximise community benefit, are communities better off working with the private sector more closely?Read more
Pure Leapfrog have long been aware that the legal costs faced by organisations delivering community energy projects can be significant and in extreme cases can even prevent groups from carrying out projects. Pure Leapfrog considered what could be done to change this and so just over a year ago we launched LEAP.Read more