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THE GREAT SOLID FUEL DEBATE

Sarah Buckwell has researched the impact of and rationale behind domestic solid fuel and wood burning by Alton’s residents for her MSc dissertation at King’s College London. Here is a 4-page summary of her report, “The Great Solid Fuel Debate – Exploring the drivers and barriers of pro-environmental behaviour: domestic solid fuel combustion in Hampshire, UK”. […]

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A NEW YEAR UPDATE FROM THE “POWERING UP” PROJECT

A Happy New Year from the Powering Up project! Here is their latest newsletter. Here are some headlines from the newsletter – but do read the longer version – it’s very interesting! Our initial Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) grant application has been rejected, but we have been encouraged to re-apply.• We have reviewed our […]

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POWERING UP ALTON NEEDS YOUR HELP! Come to our Zoom event 4th November

Energy Alton have recently launched an exciting new project called Powering Up, and we have big ambitions! The Powering Up project will benefit everyone by creating a new community owned and directed organisation to install and own local renewable energy projects. We want to pursue a range of projects including, solar photovoltaic (PV), renewable heating, […]

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NEW: ENERGY ALTON CLEAN HEAT GUIDE

Energy Alton is delighted to announce the launch of a low carbon home heating guide for Alton. The Clean Heat Guide draws on information from a sample of typical homes in the town. It explains how we can adapt our homes to be much less reliant on fossil fuels such as gas and oil by […]

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HEAT PUMPS – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW!

About 90 people attended Energy Alton’s first ever hybrid meeting on Monday 13th September – simultaneously on Zoom and in Alton Community Centre. Decarbonisation of heating and hot water is a top priority if we are to reach net zero emissions. Getting rid of our fossil fuel boilers (gas or oil) and replacing them with […]

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POWERING UP ALTON NEEDS YOU!

We need to prove there is a demand for this project in Alton, so please do fill in our short survey to express your support – here is the link: Powering up survey The new project team needs volunteers to get involved – it’s a really exciting time. Contact energyalton@gmail.com for more information and to join in.

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POWERING UP ALTON NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

What is Powering Up Alton?The Powering Up project will benefit everyone by creating a new community owned and directed organisation to install and own renewable energy projects. This will bring benefits to the local community including:• Contributing to tackling the climate crisis:• Replacing carbon intensive energy with renewable energy• Generating renewable energy locally• Providing a […]

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Green Homes Online: Watch the Videos

Here are four short films of local householders in their homes talking about their low-carbon, clean energy installations. Watch now or later – and do join the householders on Zoom on Tuesday 8th June, 7.30 pm to learn more and have your questions answered. Email altonclimatenetwork@gmail.com for the Zoom link. Click here for the video: […]

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Group Solar Buying Scheme – register by 23 March 2021

If you are thinking of getting solar panels and/or a solar battery, now is the time. Hampshire County Council has teamed up with iChoosr to operate a group buying scheme this spring, so that you can obtain your panels or battery at the best possible price. For more information go to this web page – […]

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