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HBC and ESC sign landmark pact to tackle climate change

Hastings Borough Council and Energise Sussex Coast have signed a landmark agreement to work in partnership to tackle the impact of climate change in the town, as the council’s communications department explains in a statement.

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.

Posted 13:35 Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: 1066 Local Energy 1066 Local Energy Campaign Amber Rudd Energise Sussex Coast Green Great Britain Heart of Hastings Nigel Sinden Optivo Ore Campus Peter Chowney Richard Watson Scotia Gas Networks UK Power Networks video

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

A step closer to vision of solar-energised town

Great news for Energise Sussex Coast (ESC) – the local independent not-for-profit organization that helps people to reduce their energy bills, be more energy efficient, reduce fuel poverty and increase the use of clean renewables – who have won £2,500 from Brighton Energy Co-op (BEC). Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 06:15 Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: 1066 Local Energy Christ church Energise Sussex Coast Kate Meakin Ore Solar Valley Share Scheme Richard Watson

Local energy workshops

Energise Sussex Coast holds monthly training events covering all things energy – from energy in the home, switching suppliers, dealing with damp and mould and renewable energy. 

Posted 15:23 Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: Energise Sussex Coast Kate Meakin Richard Watson

SHINE: Energy initiative launches

Fuel poverty, a major issue in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, means paying fuel bills results in a state of poverty. Reducing fuel poverty, lowering fuel bills, helping people to keep warm and spreading the word about energy efficiency methods are all within the remit of SHINE (Sustainable Houses In Inclusive Neighbourhoods), which launched on 26 October at Christ Church Hall in St Leonards. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 18:00 Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 In: Energy Wise Tags: Citizens Advice 1066 Energise Sussex Coast Hastings Borough Council Optivo Osbourne Energy Richard Watson SHINE Tracy Dighton

The Big Happy Sun-day

The Big Happy Sun-day, launching the 1066 Local Energy Campaign for Local Energy, was a resounding success, with many visitors from home and wider afield exploring and participating in the various stalls demonstrating how clean, renewable energy makes simple common sense. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Sustainability advisor backs 1066 Local Energy

Imagination, creativity and innovation. Intrinsic elements for our shared future. And elements encapsulated deep in the heart of 1066 Local Energy’s vision for Hastings and St Leonards on Sea for clean electricity generation. Alan Simpson, advisor on sustainability to the Shadow Cabinet and committed renewable clean energy advocate was the main speaker at a pre-launch gathering held at The Beacon, adding his enthusiastic support to the evolution of locally owned, lower priced energy production where the money generated would stay within the local community. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

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