Reduce energy use, generate your own energy, switch to a renewable energy supplier — just some of the things the Energy group concentrates on to help us move towards carbon neutrality and better lives. You'll probably save quite a bit of money in the process.
Solar roofs! Any south-facing roof could be generating power - and the cost of photovoltaic (PV) panels is falling fast. A Trowbridge PV installer is offering a 4kWh system, surveyed and fully installed for £4,750 (inc. VAT).
The Energy Group is also starting to provide resource-efficiency for local businesses, an energy-use survey of the town, and energy-trading local networks.
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Energy Group Articles
Warm and Safe Wiltshire (here) is a service provided by the Centre for Sustainable Energy on behalf of Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council.
Bradford-on-Avon Domestic Solar PV Offer
One of the key issues facing CFB’s aim to help Bradford-on-Avon’s carbon neutral commitment is to see a widespread take-up of solar systems
POTENTIAL SOLAR PV SCAM ALERT from Nigel Gerdes
A friend in Nottingham wrote recently: ‘We’ve had solar panels for around 8 years and this morning I received a letter saying I have not received my free solar system health check and service and that the warranty is about to expire.’
Energy from Waste – the Westbury Northacre plant
You may well be aware that a planning application for the construction of an advanced Energy from Waste (EfW) plant at Westbury
Clive Tomlinson spoke at our November 2018 evening meeting. He works for Swanbarton, a company which specialises in energy storage.
The air quality in our towns is not great. Zero emission Electric Vehicles (EV) can help but unfortunately many of us have no driveway to charge them. Well, a solution…
Because electricity and gas are so easily accessible and make our lives so much easier and more comfortable, we tend to take them for granted. How often do we ask…
Good insulation allows us to use less energy. So we’d like to make sure that, where possible, every home in the Bradford on Avon Community Area is fully insulated by…
If you can’t fit solar panels or other renewable energy source, or simply don’t want to, a really good alternative is to switch to a renewable energy supplier. Ecotricity and…
With new, improved technologies and new tariffs, generating your own energy is still very attractive, both financially and to reduce CO2e (CO2emissions). Under the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme, electricity companies pay…