LCSB News and Events
Moore on Carbon: Making the Most of Building Energy Management Systems
Dave explores how to optimise your energy management using a BEMS. To take a look at the latest in his series of top tips - click here.
CRPlus Workshop for LCSB Members
A morning workshop with energy experts CRPlus will take place on Wednesday 18th October.
Click here for details.
Low Emission Vehicle Event Hosted by Swansea Council
Swansea will welcome APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) for a conference focused on developing a regional approach to low emission vehicles, charging and infrastructure. It will take place on Tuesday 31st October. Click here for more details.
Determined Dan Wins Recognition
Congratulations to Awel Aman Tawe's Dan McCallum who has been presented with a special recognition award by Renew Wales for his incredible commitment and determination in promoting renewables over the past two decades. For more - click here.
Vote Now for National Awards
Voting for this year's Sustain Wales Awards is open and three LCSB members are in the running: Swansea University's SWell Staff Engagement Programme, Down to Earth and Awel Co-op. For more details and to place your votes - click here.
Tata to Host Next LCSB Event
The next LCSB network training event takes place on Tuesday 5th December at Tata's Port Talbot site. The morning event will include presentations on Tata's low carbon activities and the Flexis project. More details will follow soon. (The event planned for September with Welsh Water has been delayed to January).
Getting Your ACTS Together
Several LCSB members have asked about the implications of the Environment (Wales) Act and the Well-being of Future Generations Act on their organisations' activities. Download some simple guides and summaries for these acts and their most relevant aspects - click here.
First Community Solar Farm in Wales Captured in Short Video
LCSB member, Gower Power, have launched a community share offer for their latest project - the first community owned solar farm in Wales. To coincide with Community Energy Fortnight, they have published a short about the project - click here.
Other News and Events
Swansea-based Marine Power Makes Waves
Local wave power tech company, Marine Power Systems, has unveiled its latest energy device - the Wave Sub. For more details and to view a video simulation – click here.
Creating Homes and Communities for the Future
The Sustainable Building Cymru 2017 Conference takes place on Tuesday 24th October in Cardiff and will bring together a group of great speakers to explore how to meet housing demands whilst addressing low carbon and environmentally responsible. For more details – click here.
Radio 4 Takes Another Look at Battery Power
The popular 'Costing the Earth' radio programme continued its exploration of the battery revolution. To listen to the second of two podcast – click here.
UK Clean Growth Strategy Published
The UK Government has published a strategy to grow the economy whilst continuing to reduce emissions. To download the document – click here.
Massive Battery Store in California
Could this latest development be the turning point for energy storage. To read Guardian article – click here.
Changes to Renewable Heat Incentive
Tariff payments are increasing for some technologies under the RHI scheme and further changes are expected. To read the Energy Saving Trust article – click here.
Towards to a Decentralised Energy System
Join Western Power Distribution and Regen for a free half-day event in Cardiff on Wednesday 18th October
to examine the rapid transition to a smart, decentralised and flexible energy system. For more – click here.
Free Low Carbon Britain Conference Places
Funded (free) delegate places are available for this year’s Low Carbon Britain event being held on Wednesday 8th November in London’s prestigious One Great George Street venue. For more details – click here.
Zero Carbon Britain Report Published
The Centre for Alternative Energy has published a plan to reach zero carbon in the UK outlining what now needs to be done, particularly with food, transport, buildings and energy. To download the report and find out more – click here.
Smarter Community Energy Innovation
An afternoon event in Cardiff on Wednesday 18th October will examine the rapid transition to a smart, decentralised and flexible energy system. To find out more – click here.
Low Carbon Cities Conference Announced
The Carbon Trust's next annual public sector conference will be on Thursday 22nd February 2018 in London with free places for public sector. For more details – click here.
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