Localism and Community Renewables


Dear community groups,

Regen SW is holding a free information and networking session for community groups interested in renewable energy. The session is linked to our Financing Renewable Solutions conference, which is aimed at the public sector. The conference is on 12 June in Bristol,at Burges Salmon's offices near Bristol Temple Meads.

Representatives from community groups and networks are invited to attend for free from 3.40pm. It is a great opportunity to learn about ambitious community energy projects that are up and running in the south west and to meet with other groups to exchange ideas and experiences.


The agenda for the session is as follows:

Localism and Community Renewables

Chair: Jonathan Johns, director of Climatechangematters

16.00 Community generation fund – Jon d’Este-Hoare, fund manager, The FSE Group

16.15 Leading community projects:

  • Pete Capener, chair, Bath and West Community Energy (TBC)
  • Ian Bright, managing director, TRESOC
  • Jake Burnyeat, director, Communities for Renewables


16.45 Question and answer session

16.55 Networking session on community energy, open to local community groups – local community initiatives are invited to bring literature for free


Further details on the event www.regensw.co.uk/events/

Please respond to Rachel Hayes, on rhayes@regensw.co.uk if you are interested in attending the session.

Kind regards,


Rachel Hayes

Events and membership manager

Regen SW ‘Delivering sustainable energy’

T: 01392 474374, M: 07974097470, E: rhayes@regensw.co.uk, W: www.regensw.co.uk

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