Information, Advice and Guidance
Last updated: 22/11/2013
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The Council is working with a number of partners who are able to
provide valuable information, advice and guidance in relation to
wide a variety of issues including sustainable energy, climate
change, carbon reduction and renewable energy technologies. Please
note Cornwall Council does not advocate the services of
any of these organisations
- Community Energy Plus (CEP) -
Helping individuals and communities to live more sustainably.
- The South West Renewable Energy
Agency (regensw)- Offering Advice, technology and news.
- The Department of Energy and Climate
Change (DECC) - News, updates and link to direct.gov's
"Check, Switch, Insulate to Save" advice.
- Community Energy Online Portal -
Community Energy Online (CEO) is the Community Energy Portal of the
Department of Energy and Climate Change aimed at Local Authorities
and community groups.
- Clear About Carbon - Clear
about Carbon is supported by the European Social Fund project and
aims to increase carbon and climate awareness within businesses and
the public sector in Cornwall. The project is developing
training and information resources to communicate with staff about
climate change and the business opportunities that a low-carbon
economy could offer.
- Kernow Kabin - a Cornwall
based Co-operative Development Body which provides advice,
mentoring and works as a consultant to community enterprises,
co-operative enterprises and social enterprises.
Current Issues and Consultations:
your Smart Energy Options
As the emerging ‘Smart Energy Market’ continues to gain
momentum, it presents significant potential for future economic
growth. CDC’s SMART Cornwall Business Development Team (an ERDF
funded project) is pleased to invite both Businesses and Energy
Professionals to ‘Balancing Your Smart Energy Options’. A master
class that will provide an opportunity to learn how organisations
Manage future energy consumption and expenditure more
effectively through the adoption of Smart Energy solutions; and
Explore new revenue opportunities presented by the emerging Smart
Energy Market. This free master class is being held as a breakfast
event on the 11 December 2013 from 08:00 – 11:00 at Western Power
in Poole four key speakers from Western Power, BT, University of
Exeter and Wattstor. Booking is essential, places may be reserved
by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
or calling 01209 611115
Green Cornwall Quarterly Progress Update:
Renewable Energy - link to Cornwall
Council's web pages where you can view a series of renewable energy
planning guidance notes to assist householders, communities and
online carbon calculator tool to see how your everyday choices,
from the food you buy to the clothes you wear, affect your personal
carbon footprint – and find out how you can make a difference.