Listen to the successful public meeting "Producing our own Energy"

An engaged audience listened and questioned the guest speakers: Chris Blake
Community Energy Wales, Robert Proctor RENEW Wales / Community Energy Wales, Shea Jones
Re-Energising Wales Project Officer, Institute of Welsh Affairs, Ceri Williams Bridgend C.B.C. and Margaret Minhinnick, Director Sustainable Wales.

The meeting was chaired by Richard Thomas (Sustainable Wales) and Introduced by Councillor Huw David, Leader of Bridgend County Borough Council. Welsh Government and Rural Development Plan (reach, BCBC) representatives were also present to talk with attendees and provide information on their current activities. Thanks to all who attended and spoke, and the help of the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl staff for enabling the event to run smoothly. 

An audio podcast of the meeting is now available. Listen now or download below or directly access the recording at SoundCloud where it can be downloaded.

Original description details of the event.

Other podcasts are available from Sustainable Wales

This recording omits the Shine a Light? film as you can watch that separately on our site 

Free Renew Wales Regional event – ‘Sustainable, Resilient and Healthy Communities’.

A Renew Wales Regional event – ‘Sustainable, Resilient and Healthy Communities’.

Wednesday 21st September, 10am-3pm at Canolfan Gorseinon Centre, Swansea.

Organised in partnership with Swansea Environmental Forum, it is aimed at community groups and other third sector organisations in the South west Wales region.

A great combination of practical advice workshops, strategic information session and networking opportunities await you. 

Topics covered include food waste, renewable energies and growing and green spaces, together with a session from the Future Generations Commissioner’s Office on the Well-being of Future Generations Act.

Do you want to know more about:

  • the impact of the Well-being of Future Generations Act on your group
  •  how to reduce food waste in your community
  • the pros and cons of different Renewable Energy
  • community growing and green spaces

To book a place e-mail the booking form to or call 01792 480200

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p.s. don't forget the Renew Wales Annual Conference in October

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