Our downlighter kit which can be used to try our a selection of 40 different GU10 and MR16 LED bulbs has had lots of positive feedback since was made available to borrow from Bath Central Library in December. Feedback includes: I think the tester kit is a truly brilliant idea! In my mother-in-law’s kitchen, where […]
Category Archives: Energy
Transition Bath responds to B&NES Placemaking Plan Consultation
We have responded on your behalf to B&NES council’s Placemaking Plans which will shape plans for Bath into the foreseeable future. The detailed consultation document of 325 pages covers everything from plans for the development of individual sites and areas within Bath, to more general policies on food, transport, the built environment, energy and environmental […]
Should the government use strict environmental regulation to control global warming? Constituency survey.
An interesting online survey, if it is to be believed, suggests that the residents of Bath’s Parliamentary Constituency have a much stronger belief government should employ strict environmental controls to control global warming than the residents of the surrounding North West Somerset Constituency. Given there is only a single question, whose wording includes the word […]
Free training courses for tradespeople and community groups
If you apply between 9am on Monday 19th January 2015 and 5pm Friday 30th January 2015 B&NES Energy At Home scheme will be providing free training and certification programmes for trades-people and community groups. More details are available here: www.energyathome.org.uk/trade-support If you are having work being done on your home at the moment we would encourage you to point out […]
BWCE Chair Pete Capener awarded MBE for services to Sustainable Energy
Congratulations go to Pete Capener for the MBE he was awarded as part of the 2015 New Year’s honours list. Pete has been a supporter of Transition Bath over the years. More information on Pete and the award is available on Bath and West Community Energy’s website.
BWCE gains planning permission for a water turbine at Batheaston Old Mill
Bath and West Community Energy (BWCE) has been given
B&NES Placemaking Consultation
This consultation runs until 30th January 2015 and aim to provide the following for Bath: allocate sites for development for housing, employment and other uses to help meet development needs identified in the Core Strategy; review and update the development management policies used in the determination of planning applications facilitate the delivery of key development […]
Transition Bath Try-Before-You-Buy LED down-lighter kit now available to borrow from the library
Our Try-Before-You-Buy LED down-lighter kit is now available to borrow from the library – further instructions how to borrow the kit are provided here: www.transitionbath.org/ledkit . The kit consists of 40 different LED GU10 and MR16 LED lights which can try, to decide which you prefer before buying. We would encourage anyone connected with Transition Bath to […]
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 […]
Subsidised Green Training Courses – please encourage your trades-persons to make use of them?
As part of the B&NES Energy At Home scheme B&NES Council are continuing to provide heavily subsidised training and certification programmes for trades-people. If you are having work being done on your home at the moment we would encourage you to point out to your trades-people that these subsidised courses are available and will enable them […]