Monthly Archives: April 2011

Community Energy Plus shares expertise with Poland

Counties across Poland will be drawing inspiration from the work carried out in Cornwall to cut carbon dioxide emissions as Community Energy Plus, the Cornish sustainable energy charity, has been named as the European partner of a five year project in Poland. The Good Climate for Counties project is currently recruiting 110 counties across Poland to make a commitment to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change.  Camborne based Community Energy Plus was invited to be a …


Air Source heating expert to talk to Goldsithney residents

A group of energy conscious residents from Goldsithney will be finding out about the opportunities to heat their homes with energy absorbed from the air at a meeting on Wednesday 4th May. Renewable energy specialist Martin Hook will be sharing his expertise on Air Source Heat Pump technology at a presentation for village’s recently formed Energy Group. Goldsithney’s Energy Group has been formed as part of the West Cornwall Local Action Group’s Sustainable Energy Community project to increase the take …


Energy savings add up at Ladock School

Ladock Church of England School are reaping the benefits of going green by cutting their electricity bill in half through their involvement in the Low Carbon Living Ladock and Grampound Road Project. The school has saved over £1,000 on their last quarter’s electricity bill thanks to a new ground source heat pump which is distributing heat from the ground to the radiators in the main school buildings. The renewable energy technology was installed after a government initiative awarded the parish …