From Robin Hood Energy to solar mosques, community energy schemes are hotting up – but so is the fracking scene

Robin Hood: one of Britain’s best-loved folk heroes. He speaks to our national love of subverting the rules. Fighting against institutional injustice, he protected the most vulnerable from the predatory practices of a corrupt establishment.

Nottingham city council’s new not-for-profit energy supply company, Robin Hood Energy, is not only the first of its kind, but the perfect contemporary manifestation of this spirit of righteous derring-do.

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Source: Guardian Environment