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Day 4 COP23 Bonn. Bula Vinaka

Bula Vinaka is a warm welcome in Fijian which was the greeting we got this morning in the first event . Warm welcome but big subject. Loss and damage leading to climate justice. The pacific islands as they say have almost … Continue reading

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What a chat over a cup of coffee can lead to

The Fit for the Future Network received the huge accolade of winning a  Business Green Leaders Award in the Employee Engagement Campaign of the Year 2016 category. The Fit for the Future Network set up in 2013 following myself and Keith … Continue reading

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Its all getting very, very real with the Anafon Community Hydro

Last night I attended the latest Anafon community hydro project team meeting. It’s now moved from share issues and on to CDM, Risk registers, project delivery plans and deposits on all sorts of stuff. The hydro to date has sold over … Continue reading

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Community energy. Bloody mindedness needed and it works despite the system!

Saturday and I was reading the Guardian’s article on social finance and it was superb to see the Anafon Hydro there in print. Few hours later and I was in Abergwyngregyn for AberDabberDoo or the launch of the community share … Continue reading

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Homework. Community energy in ‘my’ valley.

Its been 12 very busy months at home with community energy. I have been blogging about all sorts of wonderful projects the National Trust are involved in. But I have also been taking my work home with me. I, along with … Continue reading

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Community energy progress to date – Spreading our wings

Its been a busy few weeks on the community energy front. This is an area of huge growth in our day-to-day work. Good and challenging. The challenge being ‘time resource’ (we don’t have enough!) The following is a flavour of … Continue reading

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Community Energy Aggregation. Buy energy smarter – like the big boys (cheaper?)

Friday and I was in Abergwyngregyn again. Aber’ is the site of one of the community hydro’s we are working with (cross fingers we get the planning permission this week) But we had convened a meeting to discuss how the … Continue reading

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