Our energy, your power
PUNL is a non-profit community organisation that enables local people to tackle climate change by delivering renewable energy projects. Our projects reduce carbon emissions and running costs for site owners while supporting the local economy.
Our vision is to contribute to North London boroughs becoming net zero carbon by 2030 underpinned by a resilient, independent and collaborative community of residents harnessing clean energy.
To deliver on this, we…
Enable people in North London to invest in clean technologies, leading to a reduction in carbon emissions.
Invest surpluses from energy generation in the communities that generate them through our Community Energy Fund.
Give our volunteers and members fulfilling opportunities to contribute to our vision.
Catch up on PUNL news
A letter written by our chair Dr Jo Macrae was published in the Camden New Journal. It discusses the struggles that schools will face this Winter due to soaring energy costs and highlights the work that Power Up North London (PUNL) is doing to help. PUNL is working with schools to increase their energy efficiency, […]
In a profile on PUNL on page 13 of the Camden New Journal, chair Jo Macrae was interviewed. It describes PUNLs work – installing solar panels using funds from community share offers; and work with other groups to help with interventions to reduce energy use. And mentions projects ranging from St Anne’s Church Highgate, Caversham […]
PUNL has developed a Roadmap Report showing how community energy can help achieve Islington’s plan to be zero carbon by 2030 led by PUNL director Tanuja Pandit. One of the conclusions is: “there are two main areas of community energy activity prevalent in cities: community financed, or grant financed renewable energy generation and energy efficiency/fuel poverty alleviation work. […]
PUNL Film 2021
“Power Up North London (PUNL) is a fantastic, independent grass roots organisation in Camden, which is pioneering a new model for combatting climate change by empowering local residents to play a part in reducing carbon emissions and developing strong community resilience.”Sir Keir Starmer QC, MP for Holborn & St Pancras
Community Energy Fund
The Community Energy Fund uses surpluses from the business activity of Power Up North London (PUNL) to encourage and support community action in reducing carbon in our atmosphere. The fund is administered by a committee formed of PUNL members, some of whom are directors of the Society. We want to tackle climate change, and are excited about this opportunity to take that journey with other organisations based in North London.