LCSB News and Events
Next LCSB Targets Zero Waste
The first LCSB training and network event of the 2017/18 season takes place on Wednesday 21st June (9.30am-1.30pm) and will focus on sustainable waste practices and the support and resources available to help organisations reduce waste and the associated carbon footprint. Target Zero Waste will include a presentation from WRAP, local case studies and a discussion workshop. For more details and to book places - click here.
Gower Power Launch First Community Solar Farm
LCSB member, Gower Power, have launched a community share offer for their latest project - the first community owned solar farm in Wales. For more about Gower Regeneration power and the solar farm project - click here.
New Flyer to Promote LCSB Network
Help the network to grow - download and circulate the latest Low Carbon Swansea Bay promotional flyer - click here. The flyer includes an outline of this year's main training events.
Training Resources Still Available
The latest LCSB training event, which focused on energy bills and carbon compliance legislation, was another big hit with members, who gave a fantastic 4.5 out of 5 score for the event with comments such as 'very good session once again', 'another full and useful agenda' and 'a great event'. CR Plus, who provided expert practical workshops, have set up a dedicated LCSB webpage where our members can access further support and resources - click here.
Other News and Events
Negative Emissions UK Research Programme
Public money is being ploughed into projects exploring 'negative emissions' technologies such as soil carbon management, afforestation, carbon capture and storage, and capture of methane from the air. To read more – click here.
Spray on and Printable Solar Generators
The Guardian looks at the latest technologies set to boost the solar energy market. To read the full story – click here.
Beating Drum for Carbon Offsetting
Coeden Fach is setting up a local carbon offsetting scheme and the first to take up the opportunity is Swansea-based Shiko Community Drum Group. To read more about the new scheme - click here.
EC1 ECO Connect Wales
A one-day conference focused on raising the quality and quantity of sustainable house building and retrofit in Wales takes place at Swansea University's Bay Campus on Thursday 29th June. For more information and booking details – click here.
Community Energy Conference 2017
Saturday 24th June is the date set for the fifth annual conference organised by Community Energy England. This is a free event and will include presentations, workshops and a networking lunch. For more information – click here.
Sustainable Fleet Management
Energy Savings Trust have a range of free practical guides to help businesses and public bodies reduce costs and emissions through improvements to the management of their fleet vehicles. To take a look – click here.
Energy Impact Award Scheme Launched
A top prize of £10,000 is on offer from this year's awards, run by NEA and British Gas, which seek to recognise innovation and best practice in projects that focus on energy and tackling fuel poverty. For more details – click here.
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