Community Energy Consultation

B&NES Community Energy Strategy Consultation

B&NES Council have launched their Community Energy Strategy Consultation and would like to know what you think about their strategy? The deadline for your feedback is 31st December 2014. The strategy calls for 7 MW of renewable energy and 11 MW of renewable heat to be installed each year between 2014 and 2029, which is quite […]

Transition Bath Carbon Descent Plan: Part 1 – Electricity

Summary This first of a number of instalments of Transition Bath’s Carbon Descent Plan which we plan on presenting over the next year. The plan is to look at the trajectory of Bath’s energy consumption and renewable energy production to see what impact they have on Bath’s carbon emissions over the next 15 years. In […]

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B&NES Council dismisses Call In on BWCE £500K loan

This morning (29/9/2014) the council’s Scrutiny Panel looked at a motion to delay or withdraw B&NES’s offer of a £500K loan for its 2.34MW Wilmington Solar Farm near Markbury. The £500K loan had been agreed by council cabinet members Paul Crossley and David Bellotti from its £1M Green Investment Fund. A large number of written […]

BWCE UK Community Energy Award 2014

BWCE wins “UK Community Energy Organisation of the Year” Award

Congratulations to Bath and West Community Energy in fighting off strong national competition to win the ”UK Community Energy Organisation of the Year” Award . Peter Capener, was named ‘Leader of the Year’ for his work as Chair of BWCE and supporting development of the national government’s Community Energy Strategy. Pete Capener said ‘After many years in […]