Community Power project partners are organising a free workshop during the UK’s Community Energy Fortnight 2015, which takes place from 5 – 20 September. The Fortnight is an opportunity to explore how communities across the UK are generating, owning and saving energy.
The event will take place in Anglo Study Centre, London on Wednesday 9th September.
This event will focusing on capacity building and in engaging local governments. The workshop will take a detailed look at how local governments can tackle community energy through setting up energy service companies (ESCOs). Local decision-makers, council planners, local government associations / networks and energy agencies are warmly invited to participate.
Among the topics under discussion will be how and why a local government should invest in community energy, how an ESCO can be set up, what the barriers are and how they can be addressed, and how to secure funding.
The agenda of the day is available here below for you to download.
For more information and to register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Friends of the Earth and Community Power project partners.