Community energy projects can range from community owned solar farms to local fuel poverty advice services and community owned electric vehicle car clubs. Community energy has been around for a long time and it’s a growing sector with communities developing exciting and innovative projects bringing financial, social and environmental benefits to communities across the UK.
This 2-hour webinar will cover:
- What community energy is
- The benefits of community energy
- Case studies highlighting successful community energy and transport projects
- How you as a local council can develop and enable community energy in your area
Monday 18 September, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
SLCC Members: £60 + VAT
Non-Members: £70 + VAT
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About the Trainers
Megan Blyth (Lead Trainer)
Megan has been working for CSE for 5 years, and is experienced in managing energy projects, grant programmes and organising and delivering community engagement events. Megan works on projects supporting communities and local councils take action on energy and climate change in their communities. She manages grant schemes within the Local and Community Empowerment Team, and designs and facilitates face-to-face and virtual workshops that support the community energy sector, community groups, young people and councils.
Leah Bromley (Co-trainer)
Leah joined CSE in July 2021 and supports a variety of projects in the Local and Community Empowerment team including Bright Green Future and a range of planning-related projects including the facilitation of community consultation events on the topic of renewable and low carbon energy planning. Prior to CSE, she worked for The Students’ Union at the University of the West of England on delivering their sustainability engagement programme and empowering students to run their own campaigns. She has a BSc in Geography from Swansea University and an MSc in Sustainable Development from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Prior to joining CSE, Kate has experience as a local campaign organiser with the Australian Youth Climate Coalition.
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