May 2015 Newsletter

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Chelsea Road

Final stage and completion of the Chelsea Road project

The Chelsea Road project was brought to a close at the promised public meeting held on Friday 20th March.  The presentation of the second stage survey findings, “Chelsea Rd: Promoting & Enhancing Walking Access”, was led by three members of the Transition Bath team.   The report of the project’s first had been launched and […]

BWCE Energy Demand Management Project

BWCE and Transition Community Corsham are involved in a project to see how domestic and small scale micro-renewable electricity generation can be integrated with battery storage and automated control of appliances to lower carbon footprints by time-shifting demand. Background: the reason for time shifting demand Electricity demand varies throughout the day: with peak demand on […]

Summary of Parties’ Election Manifesto Commitments for Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change

To save you looking it up for yourself we have tried to summarise the major parties’ manifesto commitments for Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change: Conservatives   Manifesto: Energy: Investment in energy research in Blackpool (fracking), Cumbria (nuclear?), Thornton (fracking). Midland Energy Research Accelerator: research in shale gas, carbon capture and storage, energy storage. Energy […]

BWCE Wilmington Solar Farm Under Construction

Wilmington Solar PV Farm goes live

The 2.3MW Wilmington Farm Solar PV Farm went live on the 25th March and is now contributing electricity to the national grid. On Wednesday April 8th it was generating 1.9MW enough to power 650 homes enough to power the nearby villages of Marksbury, Compton Dando, Woollard, Hunstrete, Chewton Keynsham, Saltford and Stanton Prior.