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National Grid Net Zero Community Forum (South Wales)

Friday 17 November
12:30 – 16:30

OreKnot Creative Hub
27 Bridge Street
SA31 3JS

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This forum is for anyone interested in supporting their local community through low carbon energy projects. Whether you’re from a community organisation, local authority, parish council, small business, or another interested party, this is a unique opportunity to network and collaborate with a group of people all working towards a greener, fairer future.

From the forum you can expect:
• Plenty of time to network and talk to people doing inspiring work in this space
• Short talks from community energy experts, with time to ask questions
• Breakout groups to discuss the topics most important to you


12:30   Lunch and networking

13:30   Welcome from the chair

Rebecca Windemer, Planning and Communities Lead, Regen

13.35   Lessons on energy efficiency and working with local authorities

            Neil Lewis, Manager, Ynni Sir Gâr

13:55   Developing a hybrid solar park by co-locating wind and solar

Daniel Blackburn, Renewable Energy and Energy Advice Project Officer, Cam Arian Renewable Energy

14:15   Breakout groups on different topics

Using open data with Phil Lawson and Ellie Mueller from National Grid

Network planning with Dan Howell and Carwyn Davies from National Grid

Community ownership of commercial projects with Rebecca Windemer from Regen

15:00   Tea break

15:20   Overview of National Grid’s new Communities Heat Guide          

            Robbie Evans, Energy Analyst, Regen

15:25  Innovating new models for community owned heat

           Fran Hunt, Development Project Officer, Shareenergy Co-operative

15:45   Breakout groups on different topics

            What support do you want for community energy?

16:30   Close, networking and drinks


We hope you will join us, if you have any questions then please get in touch with Emma Madray at emadray@regen.co.uk

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17th November 2023
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


OreKnot Creative Hub
27 Bridge Street
Carmarthen, SA31 3JS

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