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2012

TCW and Sustainable Backwell partner on Energy Assessments

In December 2011, the Government’s Department for Energy and Climate Change announced a £10M Local Energy Assessment Fund (LEAF) to support communities to find options for energy efficiency and renewable energy measures. TCW and the local community group Sustainable Backwell submitted a joint bid and received around £40,000 to model energy saving potential in the town, engage the community, and to further develop Backwell’s community wind turbine project. Read more “TCW and Sustainable Backwell partner on Energy Assessments”

2012

Twinning project connects school children in India and the…

Over the past six months, The Converging World, in collaboration with the Knowle West Media Centre, has been developing an exciting Twinning Programme for Schools. The concept of twinning has always been at the heart of TCW. This idea of ‘connecting communities’ has remained a constant theme throughout the charity’s development and it is an integral part of our vision for how we continue our journey towards one planet living. Read more “Twinning project connects school children in India and the UK”

2012

EnergyMap tool launching soon

The TCW team have been hard at work recently developing a new online tool to support people working in energy efficiency or renewables: Energy Map. Funding from Artist Project Earth and the Vodafone Foundation have allowed us to invest time into EnergyMap – we’re extremely grateful to these organisations for their support. Read more “EnergyMap tool launching soon”

2011

An Overland Adventure: from Wales to New Zealand without…

On a flight to Ho Chi Minh City in the summer of 2010, Abel Pearson was struck by how many interesting people and places he was passing by, travelling above the clouds in a pressurised symbol of our age of travel. He decided to turn his idea into a challenge: to travel by land and sea to New Zealand, with the defining condition being no planes. Read more “An Overland Adventure: from Wales to New Zealand without Planes”