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The power of zero

There’s a lot to digest in the report from the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) earlier this month. The full release, including technical appendices,…

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Write to your MP – about onshore wind, and more…

We’re getting involved in 10:10’s campaign to persuade MPs to press the government to ease restrictions that block onshore wind. And we thought you’d like…

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Microgrids – key to zero-carbon homes?

Our new energy system will be a mosaic of large and small projects, and one venture Zero West has helped get off the ground is…

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Hydrogen, green gas, and energy storage

Zero carbon means that we completely stop using fossil fuels (or does it? maybe a topic for a future blog). We can meet all of…

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Working together

Zero West’s ambition to speed up the shift to a new energy system means we must find  the ‘sweet spot’ where business, community and government…

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Offshore wind – An MP who gets it (and the big picture)

Parliament has had an, er, mixed record in the last couple of years, but don’t underestimate the less visible work of MPs. An example we…

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100 per cent renewables plan for Wales

Wales could meet all its energy needs from renewables by 2035 if it boosts investment in the right areas now, and take a lead in…

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Bath joins the club

Bath and North East Somerset Council has voted to declared a climate emergency and set a goal of going carbon neutral by 2030. The motion…

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North Somerset declares Climate Emergency

Another Local Authority in our region has declared that we face a climate emergency. North Somerset – the Council which is not part of the…

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Time to get more ambitious

Today (15 Feb) the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) considers its energy strategy. The discussion was originally scheduled for a meeting a couple of…

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