If the UK is going to achieve its target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050, it will have to decarbonise the heat network. In layman’s terms, that means all our gas boilers – and there are more than 20 million of them – will have to be either converted to ‘green’ gas, or…

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Transition Keynsham’s column in Keynsham Voice, July 2020 Across the UK, citizens are emerging into a world that’s both familiar and strange. As I write, we can see our families but not hug them. We can go to pubs but not swimming pools. Only some of our children are back at school, the majority stuck…

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The Local Electricity Bill is a Private Member’s Bill currently making its way through Parliament. Its aim is to make it easier for local energy generators to become suppliers with the right to sell their electricity directly to local customers. This would have a hugely positive impact on community energy, which is why we’ve written…

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City Leap is an ambitious project to make Bristol a zero-carbon, smart energy city by 2030. Through a series of energy and infrastructure investment opportunities it aims to create a healthier and fairer city, create jobs, decarbonise the city and empower residents to take their future into their own hands. Currently, Bristol City Council is…

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The virus that’s sweeping the globe is forcing our society to undergo huge and rapid changes, many of which are already causing suffering and anxiety. The government has invoked the Blitz spirit, and people around the country are rising to the challenge. When we’ve got the virus under control – which we will – with…

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