PEG Energy Workshop 4th October 2009

Raw Output from workshop This is merely the typed up notes from the workshop. Workshop attendees should suggest any updates in comments. Or add extra thoughts since the workshop. Flipchart What can we do? -       Schools -       Individual homes -       Tenements (and other flats) are communities. How do we get together with neighbours to take … Continue reading PEG Energy Workshop 4th October 2009

Energy Heritage fact finding seminar for community groups

Changeworks has great pleasure in inviting you to the Energy Heritage fact finding seminar for community groups. Date: 14th October 2009 Time: 11.45 to 4.45 (includes a networking lunch) Venue: The City of Edinburgh Methodist Mission, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP Cost: free The day will include presentations from experts at Changeworks, Lister Housing … Continue reading Energy Heritage fact finding seminar for community groups

Public meeting: Hydroelectric Power generation in Dean Village

Tuesday 22nd September 2009 at 7.30pm Dean Parish Church Hall, Dean Path The City of Edinburgh Council has identified a number of sites along the Water of Leith suitable for placing micro hydroelectric power generators. One such site is the lower weir downstream from West Mill in Dean Village. The generator would provide 50 - … Continue reading Public meeting: Hydroelectric Power generation in Dean Village

Home energy issues specific to life in Edinburgh?

Lots of towns and cities have Transition initiatives and are working on Energy Descent Action Plans. With climate change and oil increasingly in the news we are all more aware generally of better practices. So what are the issues of particular relevance to those living in Edinburgh? Multi-occupancy - like in other cities, many of … Continue reading Home energy issues specific to life in Edinburgh?

Energy / Power Sub Group Meeting 14/4/2008

Attendees: Alistair Hamilton, Scott Langley Agenda Review of previous minutes General discussion of progress and ideas Discussion The minutes of the previous meetings were reviewed and AH detailed any further information to SL. The main point noted throughout the review was the question of “Where to get involved?” AH stated that raising awareness is the … Continue reading Energy / Power Sub Group Meeting 14/4/2008

Energy / Power Sub Group Meeting 18/2/2008

Attendees: Keith Farvis, Alister Hamilton, Judith Shepherd, Liam Young The information gathering since the first meeting on 21/1, and additional information brought by Liam to this meeting, highlighted how much is already going on in Edinburgh that we weren’t all aware of. A challenge for a communities-based initiative such as Transition Towns is to decide … Continue reading Energy / Power Sub Group Meeting 18/2/2008

Edinburgh Community Energy Co-operative Ltd

Mark Lazarowicz MP has been progressing a community energy initiative in North Edinburgh since 2006 http://www.edinburghcommunityenergy.btik.com A public meeting was held on Saturday 17th November 2007 at South Leith Parish Church Halls, Henderson Street, Leith. Members of the community applied to join a co-operative at that meeting. Edinburgh Community Energy Co-operative Ltd was subsequently set … Continue reading Edinburgh Community Energy Co-operative Ltd