The main purpose of the meeting is to:
1) Better understand the projects in totality that have been awarded funding (to date) as part of Green Capital Year.
2) Better understand opportunities and need for collaborative working between these projects.
3) Better understand key timings on these projects.
4) Potentially give people the opportunity to get involved with projects where support is needed.
5) Additionally we will discuss proposed Energy Action Group timings and priorities for 2015.
Relevant projects that have been awarded funding under small grants include:
1) African Voices – to train people in energy efficiency in the BME community – £7k
2) Easton Energy Group – to engage people in establishing a local community energy group – £7k
3) Lawrence Weston – to engage people in establishing a local community energy group – £5k
4) Talking Money – to help people get out of debt and make home energy efficiency improvements – £7k.
5) Ecomedia – to support local groups tell their stories through contemporary media.
And under strategic grants those with a primary energy focus include:
1) Bristol Green Doors – Route to Retrofit – Encourage and Enable Retrofitting – £24k
2) Energy Champions – Raise awareness of energy efficiency – £50k
3) CSE – NICE – Implement effective warmth to homes of vulnerable people – £50k
4) Demand Energy Equality – Solar Tree – Erection of solar tree in Millenium Square and solar power workshops at At Bristol – £50k
And those with some energy content include:
5) Gathering Voices – Elements: the divine paradox of human beings in paradise – work with schools / choirs to produce / perform music with a renewable energy theme. Working with Andy Shepherd an internationally renowned musician – £50k
6) Ecomotive – Snug homes programme – Design and showcase energy efficient housing to encourage sustainable construction – £50k
7) UWE (Faculty of Environment and Technology) – MOOC (massive online open course) – Provide free open access to showcase the vision and practice associated with each of the city’s 2015 priorities and programme. – £50k
Please register here