Sussex village gives up plans for community-run project that would have enabled it to run largely on clean energy

A project to generate renewable energy in the village at the centre of the UK’s first fracking protests has become the latest casualty of the shake-up of the government’s green policies.

REPOWERBalcombe, a group of local residents who raised money to install green electricity generation, has cancelled its plans to set up a range of solar panels in the nearby area, citing a series of changes to government policy as the reason.

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Source: Guardian Environment