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Community Energy in Yorkshire and Humber

February 5, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 4:30 pm

Following the success of the community energy events hosted by Northern Powergrid, Involve Yorkshire & Humber and VONNE in April 2014, they are excited to announce 2015’s events, which will explore the key problems and solutions identified. Participants will hear from a range of national and local experts and attend a series of practical workshops designed to provide support to existing projects and provide tools to facilitate the development of new projects. There will also be plenty of opportunities for peer support and capacity building and to learn from best practice.

 

There will be a keynote speech by Fiona Booth, Head of Community Energy at DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change).

 

What will be covered?

  • National community energy strategy and activity
  • Sources of funding
  • Access to the electricity grid
  • Writing successful funding applications
  • How to involve your community
  • Effective partnership with your local authority
  • Reducing energy use
  • Generating energy
  • Collective purchasing

 

Who should attend?

  • Groups currently working on community energy projects
  • Groups working towards or considering community energy projects

 

Click here for full details and how to apply for a place

 

Please note places are limited to two per organisation or group.

Details

Date:
February 5, 2015
Time:
8:45 am - 4:30 pm

Venue

Unity Works
Westgate
Wakefield, WF1 1EP
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