Following its successful first year of operation, RCES is extending its portfolio of buildings to cover a radius of 10 miles from the centre of Reading. As a consequence, the Society is seeking owners and users of suitable buildings to have renewable energy facilities (such as solar and possibly other technologies) installed on their buildings […]
All of a Twist Exhibition will run from 2nd to 11th September in Blakes Lock Museum All of a Twist All of a Twist Exhibition
It is now possible to install wind turbines almost anywhere in the sea, an innovative new design allows them to simply float in deep water with a thick cable teathering them to the seabed. See this link http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40699979
Join Reading Hydro and come to our AGM! We are holding the first AGM of Reading Hydro CBS on Tuesday 4th July 2017, 19:00 to 21:00 at the Reading Borough Council Offices, Bridge Street. Only Members may attend an AGM, but if you want to support us, why not come along and pay the £1 […]
Reading community hydropower project gets go ahead from planning Community group Reading Hydro has received planning permission to install two water turbines at Caversham Weir. We expect to begin construction early next year. The hydro turbines are expected to generate about 380 MWh of electricity each year, enough for 100 average homes. This will prevent […]
The Reading Hydro Project is having a get-together at Great Expectations at 7:30 on Tuesday 9th May Link https://www.facebook.com/events/1299704550077892/
Sunday 30th April starting at the Museum of English Rural Life at mid day, followed by a picnic in Forbury Gardens at 2:00pm Please join for one or both, there will be circle dancing afterwards we think too.
Recycling in Germany is not just about trash. Whilst dictionary definitions captures well the concept of recycling, they fail to explain the emotional side of recycling. Is there really an emotional side to recycling? To explain Christoph describes early memories of playing the German board game ‘Ene mene Müll’ (Transl.: Eenie meenie trash) in the early 1980s.
If you missed this panel discussion at the University of Reading on 8th October you can now watch it on the Royal Society’s YouTube Channel
We are on the shortlist for a Shift Award in their category “Best Sustainability Project Proposal”.