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Could cafe culture aid energy woes?

Sorting out your energy worries over a cuppa sounds like an idea hatched with Brits in mind - and, funnily enough, it is one currently being rolled out in communities. Our interest was piqued on being told about South East London Community Energy’s (SELCE) network of cafes . “Your neighbour is...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 01/04/2015 - 12:51



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Energy could be catalyst for renewed neighbourhoods

A recent poll suggests we’re all into renewable energy . The study by the universities of Cardiff and Nottingham suggests that 85 per cent of Brits support solar energy, while three quarters back wind. But supporting the idea of these technologies in the abstract is all well and good; what about...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 08:40



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Useful utilities: home and away

There has just been a league table published by the Environment Agency looking at the energy efficiency performance of 2,000 organisations. Notably, energy companies are ranking quite highly, with EDF, Centrica, SSE and RWE Npower all making the top 300. Good for them, you might say, sneeringly...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 25/03/2013 - 08:30