A village in Oxfordshire has taken steps to cut its cheap energy usage by 25 per cent with help from British Gas.
The energy supplier has provided support to householders in Tackley, who have fitted solar panels and a ground source heat pump in the village hall to generate their own green electricity.
A number of energy efficiency improvements have also been carried out, such as switching to greener light bulbs and installing energy monitors in homes.
Prime minister David Cameron visited the community and said it represents his vision of the Big Society.
"I have been supporting this project from the beginning and it's great to see the people of Tackley and British Gas working hard and getting results, which are cutting energy bills and generating clean, green energy," he added.
The village's solar panels have also started making a profit of £2,900 a year through the feed-in tariff scheme.
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