Community Energy News
A Bulletin of Transition-minded Notices for July/August 2017
Including items on energy, music, eating better, crowdfunding, arts, trains, DIY, cycling, local plans and topical reports on architecture and electric/hybrid cars….
Compiled for Transition minded community groups in & around Hertfordshire by John Webb of Transition Town Letchworth: firstname.lastname@example.org
click here to view PDF:- Notices for Transition-minded groups July-August 2017
Big Energy Saving Network programme 2016/17
DECC invites applications for grant funding under the Big Energy Saving Network programme 2016/17 from eligible third sector organisations and community groups across Great Britain.
The revised guidance and application form has been updated on .GOV today: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/big-energy-saving-network-grant-offer-fund
This year’s £1.7m programme is jointly funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and National Energy Action (NEA). The deadline for receipt of completed applications is midnight on 10 July 2016.
What is Community Energy?
Community Energy is community based collective action to purchase, save, manage or generate Energy. Click link Rough Guide Community_Energy
What is Transition?
It describes the era of change, from our dependence on fossil fuels and energy-hungry ways of living.
It is about communities making positive commitments to change, see TT Letchworth.
Hertfordshire Community Energy Network
If you are interested in Community Energy or the Transition movement join our informal Network which has a communications group for sharing information and resources or come to our quarterly meetings.
Next Meeting of the Hertfordshire Community Energy Network – Monday 20th June Seminar “Community Energy & Neighbourhood Planning”with Lydia Grainger from Planning Aid at the University of Hertfordshire DeHavilland Campus.
Please contact email@example.com for meeting details.