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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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Thinking of joining? Do it now!

The climate and energy discussion is moving on fast – and in the right direction. In just the last week we’ve had an unprecedented announcement…

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Conference conversations…

Thanks to everyone who contributed to our Winter Conference yesterday, to all our speakers, all of you who came, the Elmgrove Centre staff, to Moveable…

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Regional energy – without the hot air?

What’s the West of England region’s solar electricity generation capacity today? How much more could there be if we covered every roof with solar panels?…

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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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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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Posted in Events and workshops Vision Creation

Festival of Solutions – Up Our Street

Lucy and I just had a great afternoon at Up Our Street’s Festival of Solutions event in Easton Community Centre in Bristol. We had some…

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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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