Find out more with these useful links:

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news:

News related to to renewable energy from the Guardian

Latest updates from Renewable UK Cymru - a good source for news relating to Wales.


Organisations:

Community Energy Wales - Community Energy Wales Manifesto download the current manifesto launched prior to the 2016 Welsh Assembly elections

March 2016 -  a smarter energy future for Wales report briefing (National Assembly for Wales - download for full report below)


guides:

The Rough Guide to Community Energy - Whether you’re looking for inspiration or you already have a local energy group, The Rough Guide to Community Energy will help you make your project happen. Here's a direct link to their useful PDF guide.

Energy Saving Trust - guide to renewables

Welsh Government renewable toolkit The Wales Community Renewable Energy Toolkit has been developed to help community groups take forward the development of renewable energy projects. It is designed to be accessible to people with different levels of understanding of the technology, project development, financial and legal issues.

UK Government: A guide aimed at local groups who are interested in setting up a community energy project.

Guide to choosing renewable energy types from Planlocal

Friends of The Earth Cymru - a guide  to community energy in Wales.

going deeper - learn more:

Green Growth Wales Local Energy document (PDF) Welsh Government.

An updated version of the toolkit to assist local planning authorities produce renewable energy assessments and develop policies in their local development plans.


good practice in the real world

An example of a renewable cluster in Wales (you can almost see it from our office!) Cenin Renewables where Solcer house is based. Solcer house was designed by Cardiff University to be the UK’s first purpose-built, low-cost energy smart house, capable of exporting more energy to the national electricity grid than it uses.


Downloads:

PDF An 'Energiewende' for Wales scoping document (regenwales) 

A Smarter Energy Future for Wales report - National Assembly for Wales. March 2016 - PDF 5.5mb

Call for Small Scale Renewable Energy Proposals March 2017

English (PDF)  -  Cymraeg (PDF)

Institute of Welsh Affairs: 

Re-energising Wales - Funding renewable energy projects in Wales (PDF download)

Resources from the 2017 Transition Bro Gwaun Renew Wales Regional Event (Coastal Energy Event)

Downloads:

Community energy Orkney presentation - ppt

TBG Tidal energy project presentation (MSL) - ppt

Pembroke dock marine final summary (marine energy) - PDF

REVCymru electric car share club notes - doc

Complete set of notes and presentations from the event (zipped archive c.15mb) 

 

Questions to ask decision-makers about community energy

- to ask politicians/policy makers  Word document (English) and Word document (Cymraeg)


 

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