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We have funding – for transport planning!

Hello – we’ve been a bit quiet of late (the pandemic and all that), but here’s some exciting Zero West news. Transport is a huge…

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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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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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Please join our stakeholder reference group to shape Bristol’s future transport

We see a possibility for a city with good air quality, safe cycling and walking, accessible public transport for all, and where everyone can get…

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Going local – a key move to reduce carbon emissions?

Damiano Sguotti is a recent graduate of the Master’s in International Development at  the University of Bath, during which he worked closely with Zero West….

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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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