Local Energy Workshop With Co Re (Ss)

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  • Local Energy Workshop With Co Re (Ss)

    1. 1. ‘ Local Energy’ Welcome Future Choices – Live & Local! Thursday 2 October 2008
    2. 2. Workshop Agenda <ul><li>Brief introductions: who, where, why – 5 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Background – 2 mins </li></ul><ul><li>- The Rural Community Carbon Network </li></ul><ul><li>Hear from case study examples – 30 mins </li></ul><ul><li>- Colin Mather from Esk Energy Group </li></ul><ul><li>- Ross Weddle from CoRE </li></ul><ul><li>- Adam Kennerley from Lightfoot Enterprises </li></ul><ul><li>Networking and Web 2.0: how we can help communities & projects share best practise – 15 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Questions – 8 mins </li></ul>
    3. 3. Background <ul><li>The RCCN and Research </li></ul><ul><li>Funding to support networking - communitycarbon.net </li></ul><ul><li>Work with zerofootprint – more on both later </li></ul>
    4. 4. Case Study Examples
    5. 5. Community Renewable Energy (CoRE) <ul><li>Ross Weddle </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.core.coop/site/ </li></ul>
    6. 6. Ross Weddle
    7. 8. Hydro
    8. 9. Heat exchangers
    9. 10. Solar
    10. 11. Heat and power plants
    11. 12. Wind
    12. 14. Lightfoot Enterprises <ul><li>Adam Kennerley </li></ul><ul><li>www.h-e-s.org </li></ul>
    13. 15. Esk Energy Group <ul><li>Colin Mather </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eskvalleyenergy.org/ </li></ul>
    14. 16. Community Action, Networking & Web 2.0 <ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>What does ‘Web 2.0’ mean? </li></ul><ul><li>- user generated </li></ul><ul><li>- ‘read-write’ web </li></ul><ul><li>How can it help to join people up? </li></ul>
    15. 17. <ul><li>Joins people up: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share favourite websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create & share videos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>Access to information – instant, up-to-date and accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Community engagement – ‘personal’, trust and collectivism </li></ul><ul><li>Communication – empowering tool, ‘space’ online </li></ul>
    16. 18. Community Website RSS feeds
    17. 19. Effectively Campaign RSS
    18. 20. Personal Blog RSS feed
    19. 21. Event Green navigation bar
    20. 22. communitycarbon.net Top level aggregation – lots of RSS feeds
    21. 23. The ‘community’ of websites – with feeds pulling in updates from each one So, how is this a network?
    22. 24. Network <ul><li>People are doing their own thing in lots of places; both online and offline. </li></ul><ul><li>We want to support this activity and facilitate knowledge transfer for groups – eg. communitycarbon.net </li></ul><ul><li>Also through community websites – ruralnet|online </li></ul>
    23. 25. How can we help? <ul><li>Our offer: </li></ul><ul><li>- free web space </li></ul><ul><li>- Experts Online </li></ul><ul><li>- Access to support training courses </li></ul><ul><li>- Zerofootprint ‘widget’ </li></ul>
    24. 26. <ul><li>In development </li></ul><ul><li>Uses ‘widgets’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ zerofootprint’ is the ‘wholesaler’ and community websites the ‘retailers’ of the service. </li></ul>
    25. 27. Thank You <ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
    26. 28. <ul><li>Samantha Adams, ruralnet|uk </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>0845 1300 411 </li></ul><ul><li>www.communitycarbon.net </li></ul><ul><li>www.ruralnetuk.org </li></ul><ul><li>Esk Energy - www.eskvalleyenergy.org </li></ul><ul><li>CoRE - www.core.coop/site/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lightfoot Enterprises -www.light-foot.org </li></ul><ul><li>Zerofootprint - http://www.zerofootprint.net/about </li></ul>Local Energy at Future Choices – Live & Local! 2 October 2008

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