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Update on community energy in New Mills

You may remember this blog post posing the question of whether we need more community energy in New Mills. An overwhelming 90% of people thought we did. 477 more words


Tide turns on fossil fuels

Over the past week, hundreds of thousands of people have taken action for climate justice in 160 countries around the world, joining People’s Climate Marches ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York on 23rd September. 979 more words

Green Open Day at the Centre for Disability Studies on 24th September

Essex Community Energy Fortnight

Learn how to make your home cosier and save £’s on energy

Visit the Green Open Day at the Centre for Disability Studies, 34 Rocheway, Rochford SS4 1DQ on 24th September from 10am to 2pm for a guided tour of their eco-building and learn how to reduce energy use at home. 203 more words

Awareness Raising

Community Energy Project

My name is Micheál Walsh and I’m a new member of Cultivate Celbridge. I live in Maynooth and am interested in looking at options for a community energy project in the Maynooth/ Celbridge area. 288 more words

Community Energy

Germany generated 31% of its electricity from renewables throughout the first six months of 2014 – let’s catch up!

In a recent blog, Jonathon Porritt opened: “I’m always rather heartened by the fact that the Prime Minister takes his holidays in Cornwall – for the simple reason that at least once a year he gets to see wind turbines in action, happily churning around (as they do most of the time in Cornwall) . 248 more words

Renewable Energy

Community energy co-operatives: green neoliberalism or a radical alternative?

Initially the concept of the ‘green economy’ sounded promising; combining environmental and economic critiques of capitalism to consolidate a radical vision of a new society. Changes in the way we consume (and subsequent reductions in ‘productive’ labour), localised forms of collective production and equitable distributions of resources seemed to form a constellation of concepts closely associated with libertarian socialist aspirations. 882 more words


Electricity for all? New research assesses the successes and failures of community-based micro grids

In this post Lorenz Gollwitzer, Research Student at SPRU, discusses with us his recently published paper that introduces a new methodological and theoretical foundation for studying the reasons for successes and failures of community-based micro grids… 242 more words