Warm and Safe Wiltshire (here) is a service provided by the Centre for Sustainable Energy on behalf of Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council.
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 may be just around the street corner. Ubitricity, a Berlin based business, is rolling out a network of lamppost based chargers following trials in London … Read more
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 ourselves the questions: “Do I really need that light on?” “Have I left anything on standby?” “If I turn down the heating by a couple … Read more
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 2015. For all sorts of ideas to help you reduce your energy consumption by insulating your home better, take a look at these links for … Read more
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 Good Energy both supply 100% green electricity and Ecotricity will donate money to CFB for every householder who switches to them.
Investing in locally generated, renewable energy is becoming an increasingly popular way of individuals helping to increase the amount of clean energy generation. It’s also an ideal solution for those of us not so keen on having things such as solar panels on our own buildings. It’s a win-win situation for communities. Not only is … Read more
Solar Thermal Hot Water and Domestic Heating in Bradford on Avon In 2011, Climate Friendly Bradford started to promote adoption of Photovoltaic electricity generation across Bradford and the surrounding villages as means of reducing individual householder’s carbon footprint, and, at the same time capitalising on the government’s Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) that is designed to offset initial … Read more
CFB’s primary aim is to reduce carbon emissions by reducing our reliance on the burning of fossil fuels to create energy. To this end the town is committed to becoming “Carbon Neutral by 2050” and CFB has been working with the town over the past 9 years to encourage people to live low carbon lifestyles. … Read more