Community Energy in Surrey

Closed 6 Feb 2022

Opened 1 Dec 2021


Community energy is about people coming together to generate, own, manage or reduce consumption of energy. Community-owned low carbon and renewable energy projects focus on local engagement, local leadership and control, and the local community benefitting collectively from the projects.

Surrey County Council has declared a Climate Emergency and launched its Climate Change Strategy to put in place its commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. As part of this, Surrey County Council is working with Community Energy South to support the growth and development of community energy groups and projects across the County.

There are some community energy groups already well established with others emerging.  This survey is to understand where interest lies and identify how we can provide practical support for communities to take ownership of their energy and become more resilient in the process.

Accessability Statement

This survey is compatible with speech recognition software and screen readers. If you have any queries about the survey and/or require this survey in hard copy or an alternative format, please contact us and we will do our best to assist you.

Privacy Policy

All responses are strictly confidential, and your data will be used in-line with both Surrey County Council's data protection policy and Community Energy South data protection policy.

Why your views matter

Community-led low carbon and renewable energy projects make a hugely important contribution to reducing carbon emissions in your local area and creating more resilient communities.  With Surrey County Council’s commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, your views matter because they will help Community Energy South and Surrey County Council understand how best to support the development of community-led energy groups and projects across the county.

What happens next

Community Energy South will be in touch as part of this new initiative with Surrey County Council to help communities take action on the climate crisis.  We would like to find out more about what low carbon and renewable energy projects you may already be involved in, listen to your ideas and talk about what support you might be looking for in order to help the development of community-led energy groups and projects across Surrey.


  • All Areas


  • Anyone from any background


  • Climate change