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Warmer Cheltenham

Warmer Cheltenham – Home retrofit information Our friends at Cheltenham Green Doors have recently launched their new ‘Warmer Cheltenham’ website. It is a great resource should you be looking for information about how to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient. If you live in a traditionally built Cheltenham home (though a lot of the information… read more

Link to Energy Meeting, Solar Futures – April 19th 2016

April 19th 2016  8.45am-10.40am Committee Room, Stroud District Council offices For our next Link to Energy meeting we are focusing on companies who are meeting the challenges posed by the potential futures of solar energy. Ian Murray from ‘Powerflow‘ will be talking us through their innovative solutions which include the Sundial battery storage system and Andy Trewin from ‘Sunamp‘ will be telling… read more

Support our next ‘Your Green Future’ event in Bristol

The Severn Wye Your Green Futures team are looking forward to returning to the University of the West of England on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 May 2016 to run a Your Green Future event at their Department of Architecture and the Built Environment. The event will engage school students with a more sustainable economy,… read more

Top 10 tips for saving energy this Christmas

Christmas can be an expensive time of the year – don’t let this be the case for your energy bills or the environment! Our Warm and Well team have put together their Top 10 tips to save energy this Christmas. For further ideas, you can call the freephone advice line on 0800 500 3076.

The future of energy

Are you interested in what the Governments chief scientific advisor thinks about how the UK will be powered in the future? Sir Mark Walport will be talking about this at a free event in Bristol on Tuesday 8th December. He will introduce you to the options we have and there will also be a valuable audience… read more

Your Green Future

Your Green Future is an interactive event which brings together schools and businesses in order to explore the growing job opportunities in a low carbon, resilient economy. Each event investigates the changing face of business, from local sustainable business models to cutting edge technologies, which are generating increasing demand for appropriately skilled young people. Between… read more

Power to transform the South West

Molly Scott Cato, the South West’s Green Party MEP has published a report that shows how the South West has the capacity to be entirely powered by renewable energy by 2050. Written by Link to Energy installer member ‘The Resilience Centre’ it demonstrates how one third of the regions energy needs  can be met from marine and… read more

Western Power Distribution Community Chest

The Western Power Distribution Community Chest has just reopened offering community groups a share of £50,000 to install energy saving improvements in their village halls and community facilities.   Community buildings across WPD’s network area, which covers areas of the South West of England, South Wales and parts of the Midlands, can apply for up… read more

A good time to invest in Solar Photovoltaics?

The government has recently announced a consultation of the Feed in Tariff scheme. Currently if you install an eligible solar PV system of up to 4Kwp, you are paid 13.39p for every unit of electricity that the system generates. The consultation proposes to reduce this to 1.63p for solar systems of up to 10Kwp! There… read more