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Power to the parishes

Feed in tariffs for renewable electricity made community energy schemes a pretty good proposition for investors. Now they’ve gone, it can be harder to make…

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Energy in the West of England – the future?

Some of you will have heard Tom Stedall’s presentation at our conference last week. We’ve been asked to put his slides up here – and…

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Heat now, Sir? Certainly Sir – heat as a service

Bristol Energy’s Market Development Manager, Sarah Diver spoke to a highly engaged audience at Zero West’s recent ‘Zero Carbon Heat’ event. Sarah explained how proposing energy…

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Moving to zero carbon heat

We were delighted to host a well-focussed workshop yesterday in Bristol on one of the hardest nuts to crack in the move to zero carbon…

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Winter conference postponed to 16th January

Winter conference now after the general election… Our winter conference was planned before the General Election campaign began. Now the Election is set for Dec…

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Building the battery network

Big arrays of batteries are already making their presence felt in the UK’s energy system. A decade ago, Energy Storage News notes, there were no…

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Netham Weir – round two!

Delighted to report that Bristol Energy Co-op smashed their crowdfunding target for the next stages of planning the Netham Weir hydro power project. They have…

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Emergency – then what?

The summer climate news is bad. (It usually is these days). This year a combination of record temperatures and flash floods in the UK, heat…

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Our Action Plan

Getting toward zero carbon is a massive undertaking. We’re pushing it along in three ways: Vision Creation; enabling Green infrastructure; and Community Action. Vision Creation…

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What’s stopping us?

You probably noticed we now have official endorsement of a zero carbon target for the UK. There’ll be disagreement about how it’s framed, and the…

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