Other Projects

Other community focused projects and businesses include:

Bristol Energy Network
Umbrella organisation for all grassroots initiatives broadly engaged in energy and sustainability issues within Bristol and the surrounding area.

Bristol Community Energy map
Map of other groups in Bristol

Bristol Energy Cooperative
Community owned renewable energy enterprise

Bristol Green Doors
Open day showcasing homes in Bristol that have made energy saving improvements from easy low cost changes to big retrofits and renewables

The Centre for Alternative Technology

Centre for Sustainable Energy
Bristol based energy charity. Excellent information resources, research and reports as well as a range of practical local projects advising on energy saving and addressing fuel poverty

Demand Energy Equality
Workshops where individuals and groups can build their own solar panels, learn how to connect the panels to their homes, source recycled materials and correlate their supply of renewable power with their demand

FRESH Cosy Homes
Is a trusted small local business with a community outlook providing small practical energy efficiency improvements like draught-proofing as well as small maintenance to your home whilst undertaking painting and decorating work. Within the FRESH Cosy Homes package, they also provide you with an official Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) and Recommendations Report enabling you to make greater energy efficiency improvements in the future. Vincent (founder of FRESH Cosy Homes) is a core member of BEG, and a Director of the Bristol Energy Network.

http://www.freshcosyhomes.co.uk  https://www.facebook.com/freshcosyhomes

Greater Bedminster Community Partnership
An alliance of local councillors, voluntary and community organisations, private businesses and public agencies within the two Bristol wards of Southville and Bedminster

Community Learning Initiative that runs engaging, affordable courses in Bristol for people interested in making changes to their homes and lives to save them energy, money and carbon

Excellent resources for community renewable energy projects, from videos and case studies to guidance on finances and planning… everything you need to get going as an energy group, with lots of resources relevant for householders too.

Southville Centre
Community building in the heart of BS3

Sustainable BS3
Sustainability group for Southville and Bedminster

Transition initiative
The Transition movement supports community-led responses to climate change and shrinking supplies of cheap energy, building resilience and happiness

The Schumacher Society


Upcoming Events – BEG Calendar

Nikki Jones climate change and energy series
1930-2130 at Tobacco Factory (The Snug)

9th October - What is climate change?
16th October - Global energy trends
23rd October - UK energy, emissions and targets
30th October - Is nuclear the answer?
13th November - Film showing: Food, Inc.
20th November - Land use and climate change
27th November - The way forward