Useful Links

Energy Advice

Centre for Sustainable Energy – downloadable fact sheets with advice on insulation, energy bills, using heating controls, smart meters, boilers, heat pumps, solar panels, keeping warm at home, meters, heaters and more.
Energy Savings Trust – lots of info on how to make your home more energy efficient
Centre for Alternative Technology – information on renewable energy, green building and renovation, water and sewage treatment, organic growing, and more.
The Environment Centre – free Hampshire helpline with trained advisers giving details on all energy efficiency grants, plus lots of other home energy info
National Energy Foundation – projects across energy efficiency, fuel poverty, home retrofit and renewable energy technology
East Hampshire District Council Energy Efficiency – local information, including energy efficiency grants
Carbon Trust – partner with businesses, governments and financial institutions worldwide to accelerate their journeys to Net Zero.

Community Energy

Energise South Downs – a community benefit society working on community energy projects locally
Community Energy South – developing community energy projects across the south east
Community Energy England – the national organisation for community energy

Alton Climate Action

Alton Climate Action Network (ACAN) – bringing the people of Alton together to take positive community action to reduce our impact on the planet, and restore the natural environment. 
Alton Local Food Initiative (ALFI) – encouraging and enabling people in our local community to be involved in growing, sourcing and eating local, seasonal and responsibly produced food.

Hampshire Climate Action

Petersfield Climate Action Network (PeCAN)
Winchester Action on the Climate Crisis (WinACC)
Hampshire Climate Action Network (HCAN)
Sustainability Centre – an independent learning and study centre in the heart of the South Downs