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Andrew King  Chairman, Energy4All
<ul><li>Background. Why do we exist? </li></ul><ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><li>What do we do?  </li></ul><ul><li>Busi...
Background  Why do we exist?
Principles <ul><li>We seek to combine….. </li></ul><ul><li>Co-op / Environmental Ethics  </li></ul><ul><li>with </li></ul>...
What do we do?  We ‘facilitate’ community ownership Note: Sector Characteristics Why Co-ops?  Why Regulated offers? Why Wi...
<ul><li>Sector Issues – Scale / cost / Planning / Variables etc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deals with the devil? </li></ul></u...
Achievements? <ul><li>Since 2002…….. </li></ul><ul><li>9 projects trading </li></ul><ul><li>£14m equity raised  + £ 7m bor...
E4All Projects Millennium Ben Aketil Boyndie Kilbraur Fenland Baywind Westmill Findhorn Community Co-ops owning turbines C...
Key Lessons <ul><li>Co-op structure flexible and effective </li></ul><ul><li>High skill / performance levels essential - c...
Energy4All Core Structure 2010 Andrew King Chair Marna McMillin CEO Stephen Andrews Non-exec Annette Heslop Admin / Accoun...
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Presentation at the Innovation Manchester Boardroom: The Formula for Cooperation from Andrew King the Chairman and Founder of Energy4All

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Andrew King Energy4All presentation

  1. 1. Andrew King Chairman, Energy4All
  2. 2. <ul><li>Background. Why do we exist? </li></ul><ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><li>What do we do? </li></ul><ul><li>Business Challenges? </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements? </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons </li></ul>ENERGY4ALL
  3. 3. Background Why do we exist?
  4. 4. Principles <ul><li>We seek to combine….. </li></ul><ul><li>Co-op / Environmental Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>with </li></ul><ul><li>Business Professionalism </li></ul>
  5. 5. What do we do? We ‘facilitate’ community ownership Note: Sector Characteristics Why Co-ops? Why Regulated offers? Why Wind?
  6. 6. <ul><li>Sector Issues – Scale / cost / Planning / Variables etc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deals with the devil? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A minnow amongst sharks? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>USPs? Unique / flexible / Co-op family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professionalism - vital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earning a living – SME issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ethics vs profits? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Members Motivations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gearing dilemmas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Democracy vs. effectiveness? Long term relationships </li></ul></ul>Business Challenges?
  7. 7. Achievements? <ul><li>Since 2002…….. </li></ul><ul><li>9 projects trading </li></ul><ul><li>£14m equity raised + £ 7m borrowed </li></ul><ul><li>>7,500 members </li></ul><ul><li>Returns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social / environmental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. E4All Projects Millennium Ben Aketil Boyndie Kilbraur Fenland Baywind Westmill Findhorn Community Co-ops owning turbines Community co-ops owning stakes Also: ENERGY PROSPECTS CO-OP Pre-planning developments
  9. 9. Key Lessons <ul><li>Co-op structure flexible and effective </li></ul><ul><li>High skill / performance levels essential - credibility </li></ul><ul><li>Huge latent support for community engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Potential in many other sectors? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Energy4All Core Structure 2010 Andrew King Chair Marna McMillin CEO Stephen Andrews Non-exec Annette Heslop Admin / Accounts Director Tammy / Steph / Sue / Claire John Malone England Dev Dir Jon Halle Mark Jennison Scotland Dev Dir Paul Phare Mike Smyth Non-exec Simon Williams Non-exec

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