Sustainable Energy Partnership - Past events
Saving with Solar PV
Thursday 14 May, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, at Girton Baptist Church, High St, Girton CB3 0QQ (parking available in Manor Farm road off the High St)
- Is solar pv still a worthwhile investment?
- How to choose a good installer
- How to maximise your savings once you've got your panels
Andy Rankin from Midsummer Energy - a link to the presentation provided can be found here - Saving with Solar Presentation
Nicola Terry from Transition Cambridge Energy Group - a link to the presentation provided can be found - http://nicola.qeng-ho.org/resources/pv-workshop
Investing in a community solar project
Paul Robinson from Reach Community Farm - http://reachsolarfarm.co.uk/index.html
Eco Installer - http://www.ecoinstaller.net/
Cernunnos - http://www.cernunnos-homes.co.uk/
Cambridge Solar - http://www.cambridge-solar.co.uk/
This event was organised by volunteers from Sustainable Girton and Rampton Energy Group for the Sustainable Parish Energy Partnership.
Download a Poster for this event.
All about Renewable Heating...
heat pumps, biomass and solar thermal
Wednesday 29 April, doors open at 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm start, ending at 9.30 pm, at Coton Village Hall, 56 High St, Coton, CB23 7PL
- What is renewable heat?
- How does it work?
- What are the options?
- Is it the right solution for my house?
- What government funding is available?
with speakers, Pete McKeown of Cernunnos, and householders with personal experience of renewable heating systems, Peter Brunning and Mike Radford
Do you want to find out more about how you might heat your home more cheaply and efficiently? Come to Coton to get some expert advice, hear about local residents’ experiences, and talk to local installers. This event is organised by volunteers from Haslingfield, Barton, Meldreth, Gamlingay and Coton for the Sustainable Parish Energy Partnership.
Download a pdf of the Poster for this event.
Download a report of the event.
A Candle in the Wind?
How to do your own low cost energy saving
7.30 - 9.30 pm, 19 March 2015 at Rampton Village Hall
Thirty people came to this lively and informative session to hear about simple, low cost steps to transform your home and reduce your energy bills. Speakers were:
- Andrew Davies of My Green Lighting on the latest in fluorescent and LED light bulbs
- Jane Perks of Rampton Energy Group on how a thermal camera can help find your draughts and heat leaks (view a pdf of Jane's presentation)
- Tom Bragg of Cambridge Carbon Footprint on simple DIY to fix problems (view a pdf of Tom's presentation)
This event was organised by volunteers from Rampton Energy Group, Sustainable Cottenham and Sustainable Girton for the Sustainable Parish Energy Partnership.
Visit to Gamlingay taking in the Ecohub and the Community Wind Turbine
12.45 - 3.30 pm, Sunday 11 January
A packed afternoon hearing about sustainability initiatives in Gamlingay, seeing the wind turbine up close and touring the award-winning Ecohub.
Thanks to Gamlingay Environment Action Group for their help in organising this event.