Links

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

CSBT (Cornwall Sustainable Building Trust)
CSBT aims to mainstream sustainable construction by highlighting the social, environmental and economic benefits of an ecological approach to planning, designing and building.

CoaST (The Cornwall Sustainable Tourism Project)
CoaST is the biggest sustainable tourism network run by a Social Enterprise in the UK.  The organisation runs a wide range of programmes covering visitor engagement, behaviour change, marine leisure, ambassador businesses and the One Planet Tourism Network which has 1150 members across 17 countries.

Cornwall Waste Action
Cornwall Waste Action (CWA) is a key Community Waste Sector organisation, operating throughout Cornwall, working with a wide range of organisations to promote greater environmental awareness through the sustainable use of resources.

InvestinCornwall
InvestinCornwall offers a one-stop-shop to businesses who are thinking of relocating and provide expert advice and support to help facilitate the move.

 

The South West

Regen SW
Regen SW is working to enable business, local authorities, community groups and other organisations to deliver renewable energy and energy efficiency and build a prosperous low-carbon economy in the south west of England.

Low Carbon South West
Low Carbon South West is a trade association and sector partnership between businesses, academia, investors, local authorities, regional and national agencies promoting the growth of the environmental technologies and services sector in the South West.

 

International

The International Energy Agency (IEA)
The IEA is an intergovernmental advisory body that represents 28 member energy consuming countries as opposed to producers.  It is the developed world’s watchdog and think-tank on energy issues.

The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
REEEP is a non-profit, specialist change agent aiming to catalyse the market for renewable energy and energy efficiency, with a primary focus on emerging markets and developing countries.

 

Energy Efficiency Advice

Energy Saving Trust
Free and impartial advice on reducing energy use to save money and carbon.

Department of Energy & Climate Change
The Department of Energy and Climate Change is responsible for all aspects of UK energy policy, and for tackling global climate change on behalf of the UK.

National Insulation Association
The NIA represents the insulation industry in the UK.  Their members include manufacturers and installers of a number of insulation solutions for your home or business.

The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE)
ACE aims to reduce overall energy demand to ensure a secure and sustainable energy future. Through their lobbying, campaigning and research they help to achieve sensible and consistent policy, legislation and targets. ACE works to raise a positive awareness of energy conservation and encourage increased investment in all energy saving measures.

Fuel Poverty

NEA (National Energy Action)
National Energy Action (NEA) is a national charity with the primary aim of ending fuel poverty for all households in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

Renewable Energy

Combined Heat and Power Association
The Combined Heat and Power Association is the leading advocate of an integrated approach to delivering energy services using combined heat and power and district heating.

European Wind Energy Association
The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) is the voice of the wind industry, actively promoting the utilisation of wind power in Europe and worldwide.

The MSC (Microgeneration Certification Scheme)
The MCS certificates microgeneration technologies used to produce electricity and heat from renewable sources.

Community Energy Online
Community Energy Online is a website hosted by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to help communities find out more about how to generate their own energy.

Renewable UK
RenewableUK is the new name for the British Wind Energy Association, the leading renewable energy business association in Britain.

Renewable Energy Association
The Renewable Energy Association represents renewable energy producers and promotes the use of all forms of renewable energy in the UK.  Their membership is now over 600 companies, ranging from major multinationals through to sole traders.

Climate Change

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC)
The CCC is an independent body established under the Climate Change Act (2008). They advise the UK Government on setting and meeting carbon budgets and on preparing for the impacts of climate change.

Energy Security

Energy Security in a Multipolar World
Energy Security in a Multipolar World is an interdisciplinary research cluster led by the University of Exeter and the University of Sussex, which brings together experts in energy policy, international relations and supply chains to examine the issues surrounding Energy Security in a Multipolar World.

Support for businesses

The Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust is a not-for-profit company providing a range of services to help businesses cut costs and save carbon including Carbon Surveys, 0% business loans for new equipment as well as advice and online tools.