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Launch of 1066 Local Energy share offer

Hastings will see its first ever community energy investment offer go live this week with residents able to buy shares to fund 250 kilowatts of solar (roughly 1066 panels) on the roof of the Ore campus of East Sussex Coast College. Kate Meakin from the 1066 Local Energy campaign writes.

Ore campus

Great news for 1066 Local Energy campaign

After long negotiations and discussions, the directors of Ore Campus of East Sussex College Hastings have said ‘Yes’ to the installation of solar panels on their roof. Fantastic news, marking the first big success of the 1066 Local Energy Campaign. HOT’s Zelly Restorick spoke to Richard Watson of Energise Sussex Coast, one of the partner organisations involved in the project.

Green Job Fair at Sussex Coast College

The Future is Green for young people

Green energy and how it can power our future was the talking point at a recent day-long symposium at Sussex Coast College. Twelve high-profile future energy ‘champions’ addressed a mixed audience of students and other guests as part of Green GB Week. The high-profile symposium, organised by Energise Sussex Coast and Community Energy South was also attended by Amber Rudd MP, Peter Chowney, leader of the council and Nigel Sinden, the Mayor of Hastings. Rod Webb writes. 

Energise Sussex Coast logo

Free solar panel, SMART meter and energy workshop

Energise Sussex Coast, the local, not for profit, independent, impartial, energy organisation are hosting some free workshops on solar panels, SMART meters and energy training.

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Free environmental management workshop

The Steps To Environmental Management (STEM) scheme is designed for businesses that want to demonstrate they are working to improve their environmental performance and competitiveness.

Posted 10:48 Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: , ,
The Future of Energy

Energising energy event!

The Future of Energy in Hastings  and Rother. You are invited to take part in an open table discussion on the Future of Energy in Hastings with key energy thinkers and innovators from across the UK.

Posted 19:41 Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: ,
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Sustainability on Sea: 22-30 September!

Sustainability… makes sense, n’est-ce pas? This week of events, jointly organised by Transition Town Hastings (TTH) and Energise Sussex Coast (ESC), is celebrating all things sustainable in our local area: gathering together as many of the organisations who are already thinking in sustainable terms. Starting with the ocean symposium, culminating in a big festival day and with all sorts of good stuff happening in between, you are very welcome to come along, check things out and get involved.

Photo: Fossil fuels funeral parade, Hastings, 13 May 2017

Hastings joins day of climate change action

Thousands of actions will be taking place across the world, from Papua New Guinea to Panama, as part of Rise for Climate, a day of action calling for a fast and fair transition to a world without fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas) and 100% renewable energy for all. Fossil Free Hastings encourages local people to participate.

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