This section of our website contains a selection of articles, reports and papers that Pure Leapfrog & friends have written. These will be on a wide range of subjects which will directly and indirectly link to community energy. If you have a topic that you would like to cover, please feel free to get in touch.

The Role of Community Energy in the Energy Transition - its strengths and limitations

Victoria Pelka, a policy researcher, has kindly written us an article on the role of community energy in the energy transition and its strengths and limits based on interviews she conducted during summer 2016. The article contains a summary of her findings and outlines the current contribution of community energy to the transition, its underlying strengths and limitations and her recommendations of where we should go from here. Read the full article here

(All views expressed in the article are entirely her own and do not represent the views of her past or present employers)

The Environmental and Social Impacts of Lithium Based Energy Storage

Elodie Javor, who interned with us in the summer of 2016, researched the socio-economic impacts of the supply chain of lithium-ion batteries. This article sheds some light on the mining and production of a key ingredient, lithium. Read the full article here