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TCW and Bristol Energy Network to Host Community Energy Open Day

Fri, 29/10/2010

Saturday 27th November, Cabot Circus, BristolThe Converging World (TCW) and Bristol Energy Network (BEN) are hosting a community energy open day at the new Start Living green advice centre in Cabot Circus. The day will be full of practical advice on how communities and schools can save energy, money and carbon.TCW will present their free Community Energy Programme, which takes community groups through a process of energy and cost reduction via domestic efficiency measures, and facilitates renewable energy installations where possible.

Opinion: What is the 'Big Society'?

Tue, 12/10/2010

Matt Wood and Miguel Mendonca join those trying to make sense of David Cameron's 'Big Society' concept

Hermann Scheer - The Passing of a Pioneer

Fri, 15/10/2010

By Miguel Mendonca This week saw the very sad death of Dr Hermann Scheer, in many ways the father figure of German renewable energy, and a hugely influential figure worldwide. He was a fighter who seemed to relish his battles, and an inspirational, irreplaceable character. Hermann died unexpectedly on Thursday the 14th of October, aged just 66 years old. In those years he fought the fight for renewable energy in face of huge opposition, sometimes from his own party (the Social Democrats), and endlessly from the big energy companies.

New Adaptation Report Forthcoming

Tue, 12/10/2010

Climate Change Adaptation Study Finds Existing Research Inadequate

Schumacher Conference 2010: Zero Carbon Britain 2030

Mon, 25/10/2010

Another Hugely Inspiring Day from Schumacher Society and CAT"Yes We Can" was the message from The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT). They presented their recent report 'Zero Carbon Britain 2030' (ZCB) to an enthusiastic Council House audience, showing that this challenge can be met, if we make the decision to do so.

Bristol Energy Network Holds Inaugural Meeting

Tue, 12/10/2010

New Community Energy Network Formed in Bristol There are now so many community groups, organisations and people active in community energy projects in Bristol that we are forming a network. The Easton Energy Group convened the first meeting of the Bristol Energy Network on the 7th of October at Hamilton House, Stokes Croft.

Renewables Policy Under Threat

Mon, 11/10/2010

Crucial Energy Policy Decision Awaited in Spending Review The new coalition government must preserve one of the best policy tools for moving Britain towards the new economy, according to TCW advisor Miguel Mendonça.

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