REACH: An innovation project for rural communities

An exciting opportunity for rural communities in the South West, South Wales and the Midlands.

Regen is working with National Grid Electricity Distribution on an innovation project focused on the decarbonisation of rural areas. REACH: Rural Energy and Community Heat. The project has been funded by network users and consumers under the Strategic Innovation Fund, an Ofgem programme managed in partnership with UKRI.

The goal is to find 5-10 rural communities to work with over the next 2 months to co-create innovative approaches for meeting the local area’s decarbonisation ambitions. These will then be taken forward into a second round of project funding to support feasibility studies.

If your organisation represents a rural community that is interested in developing low carbon projects, including renewable generation, EV charging, energy storage, or low carbon heat, then Regen want to hear from you!

What you need to do now if you are interested in taking part: