Caroline Bird and Jake Barnes collaborated on writing a paper reflecting on some of the learning from the ‘Maintaining Momentum’ project and from developing the Bristol Community Strategy for Energy.
Energised communities: research in practice. This research seminar drew together lessons from a range of projects, including the University of Bristol’s ‘Maintaining Momentum’, in exploring how communities impact on the way we use energy. Starting with the launch of the Bristol Community Strategy for Energy, the day looked at approaches from a whole community … Continued
HOW KNOWLEDGE BROKERS AND POLICY TRANSLATORS CAN HELP COMMUNITIES MAINTAIN MOMENTUM FROM SEED GRANTS. What structures, processes and practical arrangements best allow brokers to ‘manage up and manage down’ between energy policy frameworks and community energy groups? How can community energies be harnessed and developed in ways that continue to both engage communities and constructively … Continued