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Grow Your Tenner for Energy Alton!

This year for the first time Energy Alton is taking part in Localgiving’s Grow Your Tenner match fund campaign.  https://localgiving.org/charity/energy-alton/ This means that, from 10am on the 11th December 2018 direct debit donations set up through our Localgiving page will be matched by up to £10!  The matched funding can quickly be allocated, so please […]

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Climate emergency – The Time to Act is Now. Energy Alton Press Release

Members of Energy Alton recently debated the need for urgent and far-reaching action on climate change, highlighted by an alarming report from the United Nations (UN) published in October 2018. The UN Paris Agreement in 2016 recommended that the rise in global temperature be kept “substantially below 2 degrees Celsius”. The recent report from the […]

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Electric vehicles – Energy Alton in the Classic Car Show

For the second year running, Energy Alton had a display of electric vehicles in the Classic Car Show organised by the Herald and Alton Town Council on Saturday 22 September.  Despite the damp weather, lots of people took the opportunity to chat to electric vehicle owners.  The technology has developed further over the last year, […]

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Plastic waste awareness – what you can do – new web pages

Energy Alton’s website now has web pages on plastic waste – look under What we do/Now.  You’ll find lots of information and ideas, including – Preventing street litter reaching the sea – plastic litter, especially cigarette ends, finds it way into the sea through storm drains, and stuff such as wipes and cotton buds flushed down the […]

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Climate change: government’s advisors issue stark warning

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) advises the government on emissions targets and reports to Parliament on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. See their website https://www.theccc.org.uk/ The Climate Change Act of 2008 committed the Government to a reduction of at least 80% in carbon emissions by 2050.  This is desperately important – the signs […]

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Annual Meeting March 2018 – thanks, successes and plans

We welcomed familiar and new faces to Energy Alton’s annual meeting on 14 March.  Reviewing a busy and successful year, John Hubbard said   that home energy surveys and energy advice remained the core activity. (see the website for contact information).  Highlights of the year included: The Alton premiere and reception for “Before the Flood”, the […]

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