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Monday, June 27, 2011

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Marches Energy Agency (MEA) have two exciting pieces of news for anyone interested in local community renewable projects


***NEW*** Friday 7th October – Bowbridge Primary School, Newark, Nottinghamshire. Flier attached.
Saturday 8th October – County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire. Flier attached.
Friday 28th October, Corby, Northamptonshire
Saturday 29th October, The Queens Building, DeMontfort University, Leicester

Pre-booking essential, email

FREE to anyone living in the East Midlands

MEA is very excited to be working with the Centre for Sustainable Energy to run these free events. They will help community groups, individuals and councillors engage with local planning and low-carbon development – and help you understand how you can generate local, renewable energy. If you or your group is interested in community-owned renewables then this is the workshop for you!

It will feature the PlanLoCaL model, a large-scale model of a town demonstrating how renewable energy technologies work, and the PlanLoCaL films, which include case studies and information on how to set up community-owned renewable energy projects. There will be a local keynote speaker at each event to provide a local context.

Interactive, practical sessions will focus on how communities can get involved in local plan making, different kinds of renewable energy technologies, climate change adaptation, community engagement, and funding issues. All community groups represented will receive a comprehensive handout pack, including DVDs.

Email for a flier or details.

Funded by Groundwork East Midlands.

Email to book your free place.

2) Support Local Groups on Energy Share - JUST A FEW DAYS LEFT

Have you supported your local Energy Share project(s) yet?

Edwalton Primary School is the closest to us here in West Bridgford - and one of the team leading this project is Jerome, a member of the West Bridgford Eco House Group. Just go to and click on the red button to support this project.

Or are you near Beeston and would like to support their Energy Share bid?

Search by postcode for other local projects you might like to support - there are more than 100 in the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire area!

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