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Support urged for Christ Church solar energy scheme following HBC refusal

Plans to install solar panels on Christ Church in Ore, while fully in line with Hastings Borough Council’s policy of boosting renewable energy, have run into objections from the council’s planners. Energise Sussex Coast, one of the project partners, is calling on town residents to post a supportive comment. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:49 Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 In: Energy Tags: Christ church Dudley Infants Energise Sussex Coast Hastings Borough Council Kate Meakin Nick Terdre Richard Street

Wheels, and a grant, will help energy advice group reach residents in remoter parts

Energise Sussex Coast’s winter energy advice service has resumed. And with the aid of an Energy Caravan the group will be extending its service to out-of-town areas. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:10 Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 In: Energy Wise Tags: Anton Hack Energise Sussex Coast Energy Caravan Kate Meakin Nick Terdre UK Power Networks

Big Green Fair on Sunday brings fitting end to sustainability festival

After a hectic nine days of activities and events, including Hastings’ first car-free day, the Sustainability on Sea festival culminates this Sunday with the Big Green Fair on the Stade. Nick Terdre reports.

ESC launch community share offer for solar panel projects

Energise Sussex Coast is launching a new community share offer to fund the installation of solar panels on the roofs of five schools in Hastings. The offer will be launched at a meeting at St Leonards Academy on Wednesday 18 September. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:20 Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 In: Energy Tags: Baird Primary Churchwood Primary Dudley Infant Academy Energise South Energise Sussex Coast Energy4All ESC Hastings Academy Kate Meakin Nick Terdre St Leonards Academy

Households respond positively to challenge to use less energy

Results from the Living Labs research project in Hastings and St Leonards indicate that families respond positively when challenged to reduce their energy consumption at home. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:32 Saturday, May 11, 2019 In: Energy Tags: Audley Genus Climate Change Committee Energise Sussex Coast Kate Meakin Living Labs Marfuga Iskendarova Maya Evans Nick Terdre

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.

Posted 12:07 Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: 1066 Local Energy Amber Rudd Kate Meakin Peter Chowney

Cut your energy costs and get free veg box!

Would you be interested in participating in a research experiment designed to help you cut the amount of energy you use in your home? The team at local not-for-profit organisation, Energise Sussex Coast is looking for local residents who’d be willing to take part in the ENERGISE Living Lab research project, along with thousands of other citizens nationwide. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asks Kate Meakin of Energise Sussex Coast about the research project and what you would receive in return for your participation.   

Posted 07:16 Sunday, May 20, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: Energise Sussex Coast EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme Kate Meakin Kingston University Living lab Zelly Restorick

Local eco show homes sought

Have you made changes to your home to make it more energy efficient? Changes like an eco-refurb? Better insulation? Solar panels? Wind turbine? New heating system or boiler? Damp-proofing? Compost toilet in the garden? Simple DIY measures such as draught-exclusion? Energise Sussex Coast (ESC) is looking for local homes to be included in their Eco Show Homes tour taking place in September and they’d love to hear from you if you’d like to take part. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 11:31 Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: 1066 Local Energy eco refurbs Eco Show Homes Energise Sussex Coast energy efficiency Frome Green Homes Green Open Homes Hastings eco homes Kate Meakin Richard Watson
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