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A Moixa battery storage unit

The future of energy storage

If Britain is to reach its energy targets for 2020 and meet the energy challenges that lie ahead of us, flexibility is essential, along with innovative technology and efficient energy systems, according to Jonathan Radcliffe of the Birmingham Energy Institute. Increased battery storage will play a vital role in this strategy.  Zelly Restorick asks Dudley Moor-Radford, managing director of Moixa, some questions about its battery storage innovations.

Posted 09:17 Friday, Oct 20, 2017 In: Energy Wise Tags: , ,
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A Sustainable Transport Forum for Hastings

A number of local community groups working on issues relating to transport and the environment have been looking at ways of sharing information, working collaboratively and developing a focal point for consultation and engagement on matters related to sustainable transport. Tony Polain from the Forum writes.

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The Primrose Piano Quartet

One of the UK’s leading chamber ensembles The Primrose Piano Quartet returns to Battle Festival, performing at no less than four eventthis year. Ahead of the Mozart Quintet with Michael Collins on 28 Oct, for which they are joined by the star clarinettist, we hear from one of their members, violinist Susanne Stanzeleit (based in Battle) who tells of her musical upbringing and some very special collaborations. Hannah Collinson writes.

John D Robinson July B&W portrait

Holy&intoxicated Series 4

Life long Hastings-ite and poet, John D. Robinson has produced Series 4 of his Holy&intoxicated Publications Poetry Card Series. Following in the footsteps of the previous Series, John says that Number 4 is “firing full power on all 5 cylinders, with high calibre poetry”. Zelly Restorick asks John about his poetry initiative. 

Barefoot Opera Production

L’Incoronazione di Poppea

ONE NIGHT ONLY! L’Incoronazione di Poppea: Barefoot Opera’s new, multi-layered, one-off production, bringing to life Monteverdi’s classic tale of lust, power and tyranny. Janet Hodgson writes.

Members of the public present the current list of signatures for the Divest East Sussex petition to County Council chairman Michael Ensor, County Hall, 17 October

Managed decline of oil industry

At a full Council meeting at County Hall in Lewes, campaigners handed-in over 2,800 signatures calling for East Sussex County Council to divest local people’s pensions from fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas). Cllr Richard Stogdon, Chair of the East Sussex Pension Committee stated:  ‘[I]t is in the best interest of the [East Sussex Pension] Fund to get the entire oil industry to put itself on a pathway of “managed decline”.’  

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Everyone can draw!

That’s EVERYONE! If you have any doubts, come to Hastings Arts Forum on Saturday or Sunday, October 21 or 22, from 10am to 4pm and give it a try, writes HOT reporter John Cole.

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John Knowles talks about his most recent play Hitleria Pizzeria Parts I&II and plans for Eastern Europe.

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