Three community energy events scheduled for this autumn
Free workshops and seminars
29 August 2012
CSE has three events scheduled for early autumn that will be of interest to those working in the community energy sector.
The workshops and seminars are free, but you do need to book using the downloadable booking forms provided.
1) Planning for Low-carbon Living
Monday, 24 September 2012, Civic Offices, Milton Keynes
A one-day training workshop for community group members or those working with communities on any local planning or sustainable living initiatives and who would like a more robust understanding of the issues, and interactive tools to use with their client groups. Particularly relevant to officers of local authorities, national parks/AONBs and third sector organisations working in the field of community empowerment, community-led planning or sustainability.
And if you're interested you may also like to watch the five minute video on Low-carbon community-led planning below ...
2) Low Carbon Neighbourhood Planning
Thursday, 27 September 2012, Town & Country Planning Association, London SW1Y
A short early-evening workshop for policy-makers and funders with an interest in promoting community renewable energy and low carbon neighbourhood plans. We will be showcasing the PlanLoCaL model (see www.cse.org.uk/planlocalmodel) which has been used successfully to demonstrate a neighbourhood’s renewable energy potential.
3) Community Energy for Landowners
Thursday, 18 October 2012, De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham
A seminar for landowning organisations with an interest in promoting community energy, whether as part of their social responsibility or climate reduction targets. With contributions from the National Trust and other landowner and community interests, this event promises a unique opportunity to explore the challenges and opportunities arising from the growth of community-based sustainable energy schemes.
Thumbnail photo: Elvert Barnes