Community buildings across Reading benefit from solar panel installations. 10 community buildings have benefited. That’s a total of 176kWp of solar panels!
Cities have an ‘unprecedented’ opportunity to transform and decarbonise energy systems and transition to greener city infrastructure, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy in Cities released on 18 October 2016, analyses the overall energy use in 3,649 cities, including London and Aberdeen, and explores how different cities can scale-up […]
In its last report before being disbanded, the Energy and Climate Change Committee (ECC) has urged the UK Government to incentivise innovative energy storage and demand response technologies that could provide a clean, flexible and secure energy system fit for the future. Read more on the Edie web site. Full article ‘Final call: MPs urge […]
With the construction industry responsible for about a third of all waste (YES, A THIRD OF ALL WASTE), reducing wastage on site and in the supply chain is a big issue. Apart from the obvious impact on the environment, waste costs money. BRE estimate that once everything is taken in to account – wasted materials, […]
7:00 – 9:00 PM, Wednesday 5 October, Reading Bicycle Kitchen. Prof. Gavin Parker and Kat Salter of the University of Reading will help us understand the planning hierarchy, what local plans can and cannot include, and how we can best influence them.