Category Archives: CommunityEnergy

Business rates killing community hydro and some!

Its been a while coming this blog but i have been living the dream of the impact of the business rates revaluation on community hydro. A community hydro we have been working with is in danger of being taxed to … Continue reading

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Generating opportunities

I have been spouting on and on about KW. Well the process of making KW’s with renewables also generates opportunities and not necessarily from the money. Several of the community energy companies I work with are now employing local people … Continue reading

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Best dressed on the COP Carpet

I know this is a blog about sustainable technologies and practical solutions and that many readers are more interested in boiler rooms than boiler suits, but I’ve got Keith’s log-in details (mwahahaha) and am hijacking the blog to bring you … Continue reading

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China, Trump and Paris – fresh off the press

I’ve just spent the last few hours at press conferences in the Chinese and USA pavilions at COP22 and thought I’d do a quick blog update as they were both pretty insightful. Since the outcome of the USA election last … Continue reading

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Getting into the swing of it at COP22

Posted by Chloe Hampson, Manager of Fit for the Future Network: Day two and I’m definitely getting into the COP groove and under the skin of what it’s all about . The initial shock has subsided slightly, but I do … Continue reading

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COP-shock: my first day at the UN’s conference on climate change

I’ve (Chloe Hampson) been passed on the COP baton from Keith as I join the INTO (International National Trust Organisation) delegation at COP 22, which this year is in Marrakech. Like Keith, I’m going out there on behalf of National Trust … Continue reading

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Community energy flying or should I say digging in

It’s been a mad few months on community energy in this part of Wales. I am one of the founding directors of the first end to end community energy supply companies in UK and the smart meters are being installed … Continue reading

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