Network news: Jackie Carpenter at Trelay

Trelay’s bid to the Government’s Department of Energy and Climate Change,  has been successful and a grant of £76K awarded from their Local Energy Assessment Fund (LEAF).

LEAF aims to support communities across England and Wales to play an active role in the development of a low carbon society where energy supply is both secure and affordable.

Money is made available to finance projects that increase understanding and uptake of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and help to make energy supply secure and affordable for everyone in the local community.

It will give us the opportunity to install and test different forms of insulation on three of the Trelay properties and also to support similar work in St Gennys.

The sustainability group at Trelay Farm is doing engagement work with this wider community and holding some educational sessions regarding the benefit of insulation.

A dedicated St Gennys Low Carbon Community website has been set up: http://lcc.stgennys.org

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s